The negative impacts of childhood anxiety on adolescent and adult mental health have been studied by numerous researchers. Many child and adolescent therapists agree that childhood anxiety, if not treated, negatively impacts individuals later on in life. We have heard from many of our teenage clients that they used to feel this way [anxious, stressed,…

Finding the right therapist for your child can become a challenge for many parents! There are many therapists out there whose profiles indicate they work with all age groups, including children. Making sure that their therapeutic approach and interventions would be a good fit for your child’s needs can take a long time. Before choosing…

A therapist’s view on mental health As we navigate through our world, there are times of smooth sailing and times of choppy waters that make it difficult to stay on course. Its important however to build certain routines into your daily living. The healthier we are, the more it’ll take to knock us down. In…

If you’ve ever been in therapy, there’s a chance you’ve asked yourself this question. Maybe it’s because your counselor repeatedly responded with something like, “Hmm, tell me more” or maybe it’s because they always seemed to wear that same strange blue floral blouse. Maybe you wondered if they even felt emotions since they often sat…

As we all know, puberty is a very stressful time. It’s a time of change in multiple facets of adolescent lives: physiological, physical, psychological and social as well. It takes some time to get used to all the turmoil. Some of the most shocking physical changes are the growth spurts, new growth of hair and…

Licensed Professional Counseling Supervision is long journey.  Sarah Griffith, LPC-MHSP, NCC, RPTS is a Tennessee State Approved Supervisor for both Licensure for LPC-MHSP and a Registered Play Therapy Supervisor by the Association of Play Therapy.  She provides specialized supervision from beginning to the end result of Private Practice.  Groups are provided on a monthly basis…

Author: Dr Pamela Beth Collman, Licensed Psychologist The Urgent Need for Competent and Compassionate Emotional Healthcare Services with Pregnant Women and their Children: Replacing Prescription Therapy and the Abuse of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) with Drug-Free Therapeutic Alternatives By virtue of the mind and body state of being pregnant, pregnant women may believe they…

Are you finding that your relationship is defined by pain, bitterness and anger? Are you and your partner so stuck in the negativity of the past and so pessimistic about the future that you often fail to nurture the positive things that happen in the present? Is it becoming difficult to remember why you chose…