Therapy from home: Three things you should be doing as a couple while quarantined

COVID, Healthy Relationships

With all the changes in our lives due the coronavirus and quarantine, our relationships are going to feel the strain. You are likely going to have more conflicts with your partner, simply by being around them more often. You also have the opportunity to deepen your relationship- therapy from home. In difficult times, our relationships can get stronger To really

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Therapy at Home: Moving through Meaninglessness

COVID, Managing emotions

During quarantine, many of us have felt not like ourselves, including feeling unproductive, lonely, bored, easily emotional, or lacking in meaning. To understand why this may be, we’re going to review Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. Maslow theorized that we are initially motivated by the lowest or most basic need. As those needs are met, we move up the hierarchy to

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Dealing with Anxiety in the Age of the Coronavirus

Anxiety, COVID

With the coronavirus on everyone’s minds, social media pages, and news channels, it’s a scary world out there. “Should I buy more toilet paper?” “Is this runny nose a symptom?” “What if my kids’ school closes?” “How will I pay my bills if I can’t work or run out of sick days?” Many of us are feeling anxious and unclear

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Should I worry about my anxiety? How to know when stress is more than just stress, and what to do about it

Anxiety, Testing and Assessment

Anxiety can be overwhelming.  Though we all feel stress, anxiety disorders can cause a person to become agitated, restless, or excessively worried over something others may see as small.  Anxiety can come in many forms, whether it’s Feeling your heart pound and palms sweat Negative self-talk Avoiding social situations Difficulty sleeping and calming down Racing thoughts and difficulty concentrating You

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