Have you ever wondered if a friend or family member is depressed? Thanks to Helpguide.org, here are 10 signs to look for to see if someone is depressed: Feeling helpless or hopeless; this can sometimes lead to suicidal ideations. Loss of interest in daily activities. This can include showering, brushing teeth, washing hair and going…

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Special thanks to everyone who attended our inaugural “Grow Through What You Go Through” plant therapy workshop earlier this month hosted by Andi Gregorek, MA, MFT. Not only was the workshop a smashing success, but also we expanded the offering into two events due to the demand. Here are some pictures from the day.

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Are you feeling isolated? Stuck? Lonely? Out of sorts? You are not alone. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention updated a report on mental health and COVID-19 on July 1, 2020. This report shows that “Public health actions, such as social distancing, can make people feel isolated and lonely and can increase stress and…

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Many of us, working, going to school, raising children, overbooking ourselves with projects, plans, and play dates are overwhelmed with exhaustion. That doesn’t mean that we sleep well, it means that we are fueled by caffeine and sugar and carbs, then we crash to a restless night of struggling to squeeze in a 6-7 hours…

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Grief Comes uninvited. Disrupts routines. Can be devastating. Snatches someone we love from us. Feels isolating and alone. Makes us vulnerable. COVID-19 Comes uninvited. Disrupts routines. Can be devastating. May snatch someone we love from us. Feels isolating and alone. Makes us vulnerable. This list of possible similarities could go on and on. Many of…

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As mental health professionals being aware of current events is simply not enough. We believe it is important to address the recent tragic events and work to continue to make room for conversations about race, racism, and social justice in our work. We all have a responsibility to be a force for positive change and…

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As we discussed in our last post, we’re all adjusting to life as best as we can right now. In this month’s post, we’re going to explore why reflecting on your experiences can be a fantastic resource for mental health and how you can use it during and after quarantine. Writing down your thoughts can…

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Welcome to our new, albeit temporary, normal: life in the US during the coronavirus pandemic. With the spread of COVID-19 around the country in the last few weeks, it seems like day to day life has completely changed for all of us, and we’re not really sure how long life will be like this. If…

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We wanted to reach out to pass along some updates in light of the spread of COVID-19. Until further notice, most therapists at Holistic Consultation will offer all sessions virtually using our secure, HIPPA-compliant platform called Clocktree. It’s face-to-face and operates similarly to FaceTime or Skype–except it is confidential and secure. If you are interested…

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