Social Anxiety and Depression: the other type of SAD?

Social Anxiety and Depression: the other type of SAD?

By Susan Warren, LCSW Depression and anxiety are often thought of as opposites, and they can be, however, they also co-exist in this odd state of dis-harmony. Sometimes we characterize depression as sadness and anxiety as worry or fear. Social anxiety disorder and...
Coping With Feelings After a Hate Crime

Coping With Feelings After a Hate Crime

By Rachel Pinto, MS, LPC-S In recent news, the tragic death of Nex Benedict in Oklahoma has once again brought to light the devastating impact of hate crimes on individuals and communities. Such events can leave many of us feeling overwhelmed, scared, angry, and...
How a Lack of Sleep Fuels Anxiety

How a Lack of Sleep Fuels Anxiety

By Rachel Pinto, MS, LPC-S Lack of sleep is more than just a passing inconvenience; it can be a powerful catalyst for anxiety, impacting our mental well-being in profound ways. Scientific research consistently reinforces the intricate connection between sleep...
Navigating the Holidays with a Challenging Family

Navigating the Holidays with a Challenging Family

By Brooke Gomez Fixler, LPC The holiday season can bring up all sorts of emotions for people. We hope this time can be filled with community, festivities, and celebration. Yet, for many, this season often brings stress about upcoming interactions with difficult family...
Setting Healthy Boundaries with Parents: A Guide for Adult Children

Setting Healthy Boundaries with Parents: A Guide for Adult Children

By Rachel Pinto, MS, LPC-S As adults, we often find ourselves juggling the complexities of various relationships, and one of the most delicate and challenging connections to navigate can be the one with our parents. While the bond between parents and their children is...