Posts for mental wellness

Compassionate Connections Group

Announcements, Anxiety, Depression, Emotions, Group, IL Counselor, Lake Zurich IL, Mental Wellness, Relationships, Self-care, Stress January 24, 2021

During this time of increased distance, stress, and uncertainty, women deserve the support, tools, and unity offered through our transformative…

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The ABCs of Anxiety

Anxiety, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Deer Park IL counselor, Emotions, Mental Wellness, Stress, Uncategorized January 16, 2021

Anxiety is one of the most commonly diagnosed mental health conditions. It is estimated that more than 40 million Americans…

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Helping Kids Cope with Anxiety During COVID-19

Anxiety, Children, Depression, Emotions, Families, Family, Parents, Play Therapy, Stress, Wheaton IL, Wheaton IL Counselor December 27, 2020

The list of worries for families during this pandemic can feel overwhelming and preoccupy our thoughts. Do you know if…

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A Campaign of Gratitude

IL Counselor, Lake Zurich IL, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, McHenry IL, McHenry IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Relationships, Self-care, Uncategorized October 31, 2020

The other day I ran across an article I had saved from 2004 that seems so relevant in this season…

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Caring for the Little Ones Among Us

Adoption, Anxiety, Children, Deer Park IL counselor, Emotions, Families, Family, McHenry IL, McHenry IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Parents, Play Therapy, Uncategorized October 20, 2020

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.  ~ Benjamin Franklin Have you…

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Our Search for Meaning in a Pandemic World

Anxiety, Conflict, Couples, Deer Park IL counselor, Depression, Emotions, IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Relationships, Self-care, Stress, Trauma, Uncategorized October 8, 2020

As mental health counselors, my colleagues and I are seeing firsthand the psychological consequences of this COVID-19 pandemic health crisis….

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Coping in Hard Times

Anxiety, Depression, Emotions, Lake Zurich IL, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Stress, Trauma, Uncategorized September 13, 2020

These are hard times. 2020 is working on becoming the defining year for life stress. The coronavirus is ominous, hiding around…

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The Paradox of Young Adulthood

Anxiety, Depression, Emotions, Lake Zurich IL, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Relationships, Self-care, Stress, Uncategorized September 7, 2020

College life and the post-college years can be an exciting time of independence, growth, and new opportunities. However, this unique…

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Next Exit: Self-care

Chicago IL Counselor, Deer Park IL counselor, Emotions, For Counselors, IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Self-care, Stress, Uncategorized October 26, 2019

When was the last time you’ve done something nice for yourself? For many, finding time for ourselves seems like a…

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