Mental Illness affects us all.

Mental Illness affects the individual and it affects    the family, friends, and whole communities. According to the National Alliance for Mental Illness, one in 5 adults have some sort of mental health condition.  1 in 20 has a serious mental illness. Recently, I...

Care for the Caregiver

Did you know that there are 34 million unpaid caregivers that provide care to adults who are ill either mentally or physically in the United States? According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), the “typical” caregiver is about 49...

Therapist Self Disclosure

  Today, I was enjoying a quick bite at Panera, and wrote out my “morning pages”. For those who don’t know what morning pages are, they are three long hand written pages of writing anything that comes to mind  done daily, in the morning, as a...