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