Mental Health

Guest Podcast: Understanding Anxiety & Stress

jamie dana anxiety expert

I can’t think of a more appropriate time to spread the word about understanding the impact of stress and anxiety than the current moment of 2020. But even before the global pandemic, 40% of adults reported that they were more stressed than the year before and roughly 18% of adult Americans struggle with anxiety (Anxiety…

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A Letter To Students Coping With COVID-19

Elevate Counseling Megan Celestina

“Do you think we’ll still have prom?” Life in the COVID-19 pandemic I was hiking one weekend when I overheard a group of 4 teen girls talking about COVID-19 and prom. One of them asked, “do you think we’ll still have prom?” The others hesitantly chimed in, attempting to reassure their friend and themselves that…

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“Catastrophizing” life in the midst of COVID-19

Elevate Counseling Teletherapy

Feeling like it’s the end of the world… It had been one week since I’d been to the grocery store. I had just moved across the country from Arizona to Connecticut and needed some supplies. It’s very difficult with a cross-country move to haul what you need on a daily basis. You need every inch…

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Mom’s Blog Contribution: Letting Go Of Mom Guilt

For many women, “Mom Guilt” could be its own DSM-V diagnosis. There are so many areas that guilt could take root. Important milestones you may miss because of work. Balancing other commitments that take time and energy. That quick stop at the drive-thru when you “should” be feeding your kids the newest, extraordinarily healthy diet…

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