5 Ways Counselling Can Improve Your Child’s Mental Health

Since 2003, diagnoses of depression and anxiety have increased among American children aged 6 to 17 years by 46%. (1) As a result, more children and parents than ever are living with and seeking treatment for mental illness. Visits with medical doctors, enrollment in outpatient mental health treatment programs, and working with a psychotherapist are currently the most popular methods of seeking treatment and diminishing mental disability among children. (2) However, counselin

Why Talking on the Phone is Scary but Possible for Anxiety Sufferers

Does this sound like you? Your significant other is the one who always calls for take-out. You avoid answering your phone at all costs. You struggle at work when you know a phone call must be made. If so, you are not alone. For those who struggle with anxiety talking on the phone can seem to be an impossible feat. Regardless of how long you have struggled with talking on the phone, change can happen. Below are some simple strategies for attacking fears associated with talking

You've Been Referred for Medication Services, What to Expect

I have asked Rachel Holzhauer, PA-C owner of Carolina Complete Psychiatry, a psychiatric medication management office to be a guest blogger today. When working with clients I have found it helpful in some situations for clients to have a medication evaluation so that medication services can be used in adjunct with our therapy services to help clients best reach their goals. Below Rachel has provided some excellent information in terms of what to expect once you have been refe