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What to Expect in Your First Counseling Session: Building Trust and Finding Healing

Karisa Koch, LPC-Intern Welcome to your first counseling session! Taking the step to seek help and talk to a professional about your thoughts, feelings, and concerns is a brave and important decision. Whether you’re seeking therapy for stress, anxiety, depression, or any other issue, it’s natural to feel a mix of emotions as you prepare […]

Ethical Non-Monogamous (ENM) Relationships

Amanda Swisher, LPC-IT What is Ethical Non-Monogamy? Most of those who have grown up in the United States are usually well aware of what monogamy is. Often portrayed as the acceptable journey towards love in pop culture, it is a very familiar story; Boy meets girl (or boy meets boy, or girl meets girl), they […]

Seasonal Affective Disorder: All Year ‘Round

Jordan Westfall, LPC-IT Have you ever felt increasingly sad once the weather gets cold and it is the middle of December? Or how about when it is July and the scorching sun is out? You may be experiencing Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). According to the National Institute of Mental Health, Seasonal Affective Disorder is a […]

Back-to-School Sleep Schedules

Jennifer Geisler, LPC With the new school year just getting started, children, adolescents and teens in grades K-12 will be experiencing a host of changes as they continue in their developmental and academic journeys. It’s a time of excitement, learning, and maybe even some stress! This is all very normal. One of the best ways […]