Moving Forward In 2021: Back To School

Moving Forward In 2021: Back To School

By Bridget Nolan, MA, LLP, LPC The beginning of a new school year can be very exciting, but it can also be a time of heightened stress and anxiety for parents and children alike.  I’ve had numerous conversations in the past few weeks with fellow parents, students,...
Compassion in Times of Transition

Compassion in Times of Transition

By Jennifer Gruel, LPC As things open up more and more, I find myself vacillating between excitement and terror.  Whole hearted enthusiasm and feeling overwhelmed.  I identify as an extrovert and I have missed people.  Since March of 2020 I have been home with my...
Helping Couples Adjust to Parenthood

Helping Couples Adjust to Parenthood

By Dr. Larry Beer “We’re going to have a baby!!” Both parents are excited and so are their families and friends. And they should be. Becoming parents is an incredibly exciting, meaningful and rewarding experience. Of course, they want to do a great job of parenting,...
You Can Say It: I’m Not OK

You Can Say It: I’m Not OK

By Emily Lindsay, MA, LPC, LLP  How are you? We are asked that question every day. But how often do we just say “fine” or “good” and move on? How often do we actually admit the truth, to ourselves as well as others? Especially these days, how...
Getting Back to Life As We Once Knew It

Getting Back to Life As We Once Knew It

By Pamela Mairs, MA, LLP This week I ventured back into the workplace after 13 months of working from home. As a therapist pre-COVID, I was used to sitting down with people face-to-face in my cozy office. It felt like a sanctuary to my clients who could come in, talk...