Surveys of first-year college students’ mental health report that many students feel overwhelmed most of the time, regardless of the school they attend. The Harris Poll revealed that emotional preparedness, defined as, “the ability to take care of oneself, adapt to new environments, control negative emotions or behavior and build positive relationships – is a major factor to students’ success … Read More
In this article from UNC Families, read about how regularly using social media platforms like Facebook, Tiktok and Snapchat can have an impact on teenagers’ sensitivity to feedback. “The findings suggest that children who grow up checking social media more often are becoming hypersensitive to feedback from their peers,” said Eva Telzer, a professor in Carolina’s psychology and neuroscience department … Read More
By: Christine Martin Byers, M.Ed., LCMHC Therapeutic Partners Self-compassion, once mastered, can bring a sense of self-worth, self-empowerment, and peace with what is. Self-compassion, however, can sometimes lead to an endless amount of giving of oneself to the point of burnout. This is because when we embrace our shadows and learn to love the darkest corners of our souls, we … Read More
In a recent Washington Post article, Mariette Williams writes about ways to fight the cold and dark days of winter, with topics including “clean and organize”, “address your senses” and “optimize bedrooms”. Follow this link to read more about SAD and how to get through the winter season successfully!
Parenting in 2020 and 2021 is a lot different from any other time in recent history, and it’s proving to be a challenging time for all members of the family. Psychotherapy Networker has posted an article recently that discussed this new level of parenting pressure and how to cope together. To read the article, please view “Families Under Pressure.“