Rehabilitation Counseling Explained- Part 2

Rehabilitation counselors provide an additional asset when a part of a multidisciplinary team, bringing specialized skills for working with individuals goals as it relates to their independence and community engagement.

Coping with Change

Change can be really hard to accept, especially when we don’t have any choice in the matter. Nothing in recent history has made that as clear as the recent COVID-19 pandemic. Here are a few tips to make the change feel easier!

Covid-19 Resources

Times feel uncertain. During uncertainty, our actions need to be intentional. Thriving in this season is possible by implementing a few daily, simple self-care strategies. Our team at GROW Counseling has developed some resources designed to help you thrive during this difficult time. These tools will help you stay grounded … Read More

Facing the Reality of Grief and Suicide Loss

If you’re a fan of college football, you may be familiar with the stories College GameDay highlight on their program Saturday mornings, before kickoff. Recently, they shared the story of Max Maisel and Washington State football star, Tyler Hilinski. This story highlights the reality of grief and loss by suicide, … Read More

Pleasurable Activities: But What if I Don’t Want to?

Depression can be characterized by low motivation, lack of interest, fatigue, and negative thoughts. Those feelings, along with negative self-talk, can lead us to engage less, stay home more, and sleep longer. Sometimes, when we feel depressed, the last thing we have motivation for is an activity. It can be … Read More

SPA BEAR Part Two: Preventing a Meltdown

If you missed part one of this short series, head over to our archives to catch up on the discussion of this acronym from this podcast. The acronym SPA BEAR provides principles to live by that encourage self-care and feeling content through the busyness of life. Sometimes we have moments … Read More

SPA BEAR Part One: Practices to Improve Self-Care

In our society, there is a belief that we have to be busy to be productive, and if you aren’t doing anything, you are lazy. Living a busy lifestyle can increase our stress and decrease happiness. The acronym SPA BEAR provides principles to live by that encourage slowing down and … Read More

You Are What You Eat

You’ve probably heard the phrase, “You are what you eat,” and for years we’ve known that this is true of our physical health. But how often have you really thought about how the food you eat can impact your mental health? With the rise of the Nutritional Psychiatry field, research … Read More

Rehabilitation Counseling Explained – Part One

Looking for a mental health professional can seem overwhelming. You may have a picture and a brief bio, but often a name, followed by a bunch of mysterious letters, represents most of the available information. Understanding the letters behind a counselor’s name, acronyms denoting certifications and licensure type, can provide … Read More