Therapy from Home: Working Through Depression

Managing emotions

Too often, depression is dismissed as sadness. When this happens, people who are depressed receive trite and unhelpful comments: “You’re just feeling sad” “You just need to get out” “Just look on the bright side” “Just go exercise” Depression is different than sadness Sadness is a common, everyday emotion. We feel sadness when we’re aware of having lost something important

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COVID-19 Helpful Blog Articles

COVID, Managing emotions

This post is a list of blogs that I’ve come across and thought were worth sharing. I’ve included a brief snapshot of each article and organized them by topic. I’ll continue to update this page as I come across articles worth sharing. Also, be sure to check out blog posts from the clinicians at Here Counseling. Working from Home 6

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Your Brain on COVID-19

COVID, Managing emotions, Neurology

Feeling unsure of how to respond in times like these can lead to panicky decisions while we seek control in an out of control world. In this blog, I respond to a CNBC article about the panic-shopping and panic-investing we are witnessing. I’ll go over the processes underlying our behavior and how you can help yourself cope. Hoarding Hoardes In

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Protecting Your Mental Health During the Coronavirus Era with the Help of Telehealth

Anxiety, COVID, Managing emotions

Experiencing feelings of isolation, panicking about the scarcity of resources, and fearing for one’s health can be overwhelming during this time of uncertainty. Due to the threat of Coronavirus, we are being forced to alter the way we interact with colleagues, friends, and family, shifting our work and social schedules. Meetings and gatherings have been postponed or outright canceled. Many

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