School semester finals can be stressful!

Over the 32 years of practice I have talked with many high school and college students dealing with the stresses of final week. Finals season is always a challenge, and many of the ways kids try to deal with that stress end up putting additional stress on themselves,...

Top Mental Health Apps

  I am frequently asked by clients if any apps that can be accessed by their phones would be a good option for them. My immediate response is Yes! Technology is here whether we like it or not and certainly the young population is freaky fast at using it. So I believe...

Balance or Burn-out?

For years now, we’ve heard about the necessity of striving for life balance to achieve overall health and vitality. But in the routine of everyday life – what does that really mean? Avoid the painful experience of burn-out by assessing the following areas of your life...

Loss of a Pet

Having just lost our family dog of 15 years I recognized the fact that I didn’t know much about the loss of a family pet.  Although pet grief can be similar to grief of a loved one of human kind, I felt this grief was somewhat different. Grieving the loss of a pet is...