Welcome Hannah!

You may have seen Hannah around the practice during her internship at The Ohio State University. Hannah is joining us at full capacity as a therapist. Learn more about Hannah here

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Managing Grief After a Tragedy

Given the recent tragedy at The Ohio State Universities Graduation, we’d like to use this issue of the newsletter to provide tips and strategies for coping with grief, especially after a tragedy in a community. Being present during a tragedy is traumatic, and a tragedy on such an emotionally significant day can bring up all…

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Are You Feeling Kind of Stuck? Maybe Even in Your Counseling Sessions?

Not accessing our core emotions (joy, sadness, fear, disgust, excitement, anger, and desire/sexual excitement) and letting them “ride the wave” of emotion might be what’s at play. Defenses are strategies we use (intentionally or unintentionally) that keep us from feeling our emotions/sensations. Some examples of defenses are: humor, perfectionism, procrastination, dissociation, intellectualizing, apathy, changing the…

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How to Manage Life Transitions

It’s that time of year again. Graduation season is in full swing and students are getting ready for next steps. This can be an extremely overwhelming time, filled with uncertainty about the future. In addition, the career landscape is changing from the pressures of economic downturns to the influx in graduate school applicants flooding academia…

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How Can Couples Counseling Help?

Whether you and your partner are struggling due to: You shouldn’t feel stuck choosing between accepting an unsolvable conflict or walking away from a meaningful relationship. In Couples Counseling, with the help of your therapist, you will chart a path towards strengthening your relationship, deepening your trust, and increasing your intimacy. Couples counseling can be…

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Welcome Emily!

Emily Steinway is an independently licensed social worker with nearly ten years of experience in community mental health and healthcare. She received her Master of Social Work from The Ohio State University in 2014, where she focused on mental health and addiction. She has worked primarily with adults and specializes in treating people who are…

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Welcome Sarah!

Sarah joins Holistic Consultation with 10+ years of experience in client coordination and office management across various settings ranging from mental health practices, insurance credentialing firms, and medical offices. Sarah has worked directly with Holistic Consultation since 2017. She is passionate, detail-oriented, and collaborative and brings a level of tenacity and thoroughness to her work.…

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What to Do When You’re Single on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is coming up, and for some people, it can be a tough holiday. It’s a day that’s focused on love, but sometimes it actually makes people feel more alone. It’s a day that seems like it’s just for couples, which can make it a long day for single people. There is nothing wrong…

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3 Ways Support Groups Can Benefit Your Mental Health

Here are 3 ways support groups can benefit your mental health You can benefit just by listeningA common misconception about support groups is that if you show up, you have to speak. That’s not the case. Support groups, by definition, are about providing support, so forcing someone to do something they aren’t ready for or…

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