Breathing into Winter

Breathing into Winter

Well, here we are. Another chapter ending and a new year beginning in linear time – all the while the earth in the northern hemisphere quiets. The tension in these […]

Five Reasons Emotions Are Important

Five Reasons Emotions Are Important

Emotions can play an important role in how you think and behave. The emotions you feel each day can compel you to take action and influence the decisions you make […]

Understanding and Managing Anguish

Understanding and Managing Anguish

Anguish is an intense and complex emotional state caused by mental or physical suffering. When people experience anguish, they often feel extreme distress, sadness, torment, turmoil, and inner pain. While […]

Getting Through Grief

Getting Through Grief

Getting Through Grief and Letting Go Letting go of grief is no easy task. Grief is something you might be holding tight to—a reminder of your loved one or a […]

Does Self Help Help?

Does Self Help Help?

Self-help books and resources can provide valuable insights and strategies for personal development and growth. They often encourage us to “Eat the Frog” or “Do Hard Things” as a means […]

Open Letter – Learning to Connect

The following is part of an email thread between a client and myself. I thought I would post it as there is value here for everyone feeling the effects of […]

Carving Your Riverbed

Creating boundaries Looking back through an old journal, I read a reflection on the function of boundaries during a time I was feeling the impact of a lack of them […]

Grief Counseling Redbank, NJ

Getting Through Grief and Letting Go Letting go of grief is no easy task. Grief is something you might be holding tight to—a reminder of your loved one or a […]

How to Channel Your Mind’s Inner Chatter

How to Channel Your Mind’s Inner Chatter As naturally as we breathe, we “decouple” from the here and now, our brains transporting us to past events, imagined scenarios, and other […]

About Seasonal Depression

Depressed again for no apparent reason? Do you or someone you know consistently feel depressed as we head into fall and winter? Seasonal Depression, also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder, […]

Breathing for Calm

Our breath is a something we always have with us (hopefully), and it can be accessed and utilized in diverse ways to achieve different mental and physiological states. There is […]

Are You Stuck in Constant Self-Judgment?

Depression Treatment Raleigh Do you feel down? Have you lost interest in things you used to enjoy? Are you critical and judgmental towards yourself? We can help you find the […]

Can Counseling Help With Depression?

Depression is a serious mood disorder. with an estimated 16 million American adults having at least one major depressive episode in the past year.1 It can affect how you think, […]

Does CBD Oil Work For Chronic Pain Management?

While many people use cannabidiol to relieve pain, more scientific research is needed to be sure it is safe. Understanding cannabidiol can help overcome the stigma associated with it. Some […]

Ketamine, A New Hope For Depression

Every week, when Ian Hanley sits down with his therapist, he goes through a list of depression treatments he’s been researching online. The best-known treatments at the top of the […]

Ketamine Pharmacology and Cancer Pain

Ketamine, a derivative of phencyclidine (PCP), is a dissociative anesthetic which has analgesic properties in sub-anaesthetic doses. Ketamine is the most potent NMDA-receptor-channel blocker available for clinical use, binding to […]

Can CBD Oil Help Anxiety?

Cannabidiol is a compound derived from cannabis plants. It may help people with anxiety reduce their symptoms with few or no side effects. Research on cannabidiol oil (CBD oil) is […]

How Ketamine Saved Her Life

On the inside of her right wrist, Becca Belofsky Shuer wears a tattoo of a semicolon. It’s a symbol of solidarity with other people at risk for suicide. She chose […]

Addiction Doesn’t Always Last a Lifetime

In fact, most people recover, often on their own. Here are some of their stories. Around two million Americans are addicted to opioids. Yet many more have overcome their opioid […]

Why The Dramatic Increase in ADHD Diagnosis?

Across the globe, ADHD prevalence is estimated around 5 per cent. It’s a figure that’s been rising for decades. For example, Sweden saw ADHD diagnoses among 10-year olds increase more […]