3 Ways to Set Better Goals for the New Year

With the turning over of the calendar, there’s bound to be lots of talk about New Year’s Resolutions. Do you love then, do you hate them, do they work, should you even bother? The new year is a wonderful time to do some reflection, whether or not you set resolutions. Look back on your year,…

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How to Meet Your Own Needs This Holiday Season

In this busy season of the year, and often the season of life, I frequently hear concerns about how to meet the needs of others. I encourage my clients to step back for a moment and ask themselves what they also need at this time. So much pressure is placed on creating the “perfect” gathering,…

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How to Be Kind to Yourself During the Holidays

We’re in the final stretch of the year before the holidays. If you’re noticing the holidays looming on the calendar, you’re not the only one. The holiday season can be a tricky time emotionally for many people. Some folks have issues with certain family members or dynamics, the end of the year can be hard,…

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3 Simple Ways to Start a Gratitude Practice

One small way to change your life is to start a gratitude practice. What you’re grateful for is something that often comes up around the Thanksgiving holiday in the US, but gratitude doesn’t have to be limited to one day a year. Developing a gratitude practice has many benefits and can be a simple way…

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Introducing Master Levels Interns

Hannah Swarm, MSW Intern(She, her, hers) Hannah is currently enrolled in the Masters of Social Work program at The Ohio State University. Hannah attended Ohio University where she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science pre-law. Hannah admires the beauty in the ability to grow. Our lived experiences do not have to determine our path…

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Welcome Alison!

Alison Eversman is a social worker with over 5 years of experience in various community settings. Over this time she has worked with children, adolescents, adults, and families. Her current specializations are anxiety, depression, life transitions, and ADHD, as well as working on self-esteem and self-image. Using a person-centered approach along with trauma-informed methods, Alison…

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Exploring New Hobbies

The popularity of new hobbies has boomed in the last few years. Part of this can be traced back to the pandemic lockdowns – many of us were staying home and realizing that we didn’t have much to do that excited us. Hobbies like baking, gardening, and reading have taken off in popularity since. Finding…

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4 Ways to Support your Mental Health during Summer Break

Summer can be a lot of fun, but for college students, it can be a tough transition. After the stress of finals and wrapping up the semester, it’s nice to have a break. However, the changes and social demands that come with summer break can make it tricky to support your mental health. It can…

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Paced Breathing Exercises

Everyone feels overwhelmed from time to time. Overwhelm happens in all areas of life, whether it’s related to stress at work or uncomfortable conversations. Overwhelm can be a distressing feeling, but sometimes when you’re overwhelmed it can be hard to think of how to calm yourself down. You may have experienced this before, where you’re…

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