Counseling During COVID-19 Social Distancing

Counseling During COVID-19 Social Distancing With the outbreak of COVID-19 and the social distancing regulations there is a greater need for online counseling.  Being quarantined and stuck in one space can be an obstacle to work through mentally.  Additionally, the...

The Mental Health Assessment and Why Therapists Use Them

The Mental Health Assessment and Why Therapists Use Them Mental health assessments are common in therapy.  They are completed by mental health professionals like counselors, psychologists and psychiatrists.  And can be used to determine a diagnosis, issues that may be...

What is Online Counseling?

The most common question a virtual counselor hears is “What is online counseling?”.  The next question, “You don’t have an office?”.  The answers to these questions are simple. Online Counseling Online counseling is still face-to-face therapy.  It’s conducted through...

What is Anxiety and How Is It Diagnosed?

When Stress is Actually Anxiety Often people know they are experiencing worry and stress but aren’t sure if it is normal or mental health problem. They don’t know if they need to seek counseling for help with a diagnosable disorder such as generalized anxiety...
Students – 4 Signs Your Student May Need Counseling Services

Students – 4 Signs Your Student May Need Counseling Services

Your student seems shut down and withdrawn Students who are overly quiet and withdrawn may be showing a typical sign of depression.  This depression could be affecting their relationships with others and increasing social isolation. While some students may be more...
Foster Children – 3 Reasons to Seek Counseling

Foster Children – 3 Reasons to Seek Counseling

Trauma Many children and teens living in the foster care system have experienced abuse, neglect, multiple moves, and a number of other negative experiences all identified as trauma. Counseling for foster children helps them to address any difficult memories and...