Interview with Jade Miller, Peer Support Worker

If you have been following my blog, you know I have been interviewing therapist authors to bring you more perspectives on mental health and more resources. Today I am sharing an interview with someone who is not a therapist. Jade Miller does peer support and shares her journey living with Dissociative Identity Disorder, and sheContinue reading “Interview with Jade Miller, Peer Support Worker”

Interview with Dr. Deborah Serani, Psychologist and Author

I connected with Dr. Deborah Serani on Twitter, and she was kind enough to answer some questions about her clinical work and her writing. She has some great books about depression as well as books for kids, and you can find her books on Amazon! To start off, tell me a bit about your professionalContinue reading “Interview with Dr. Deborah Serani, Psychologist and Author”

EAPs and Mental Health

I’ve started a series answering questions on the cost of mental health. I firmly and passionately believe that every single person has a right to mental health care that fits their individual needs and is affordable, AND ALSO therapists and other mental health professionals deserve to be paid appropriately for their time. I spoke beforeContinue reading “EAPs and Mental Health”

Thinking Outside the Box for Therapy

Karen Caldwell is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor, and International Psychometric Evaluator who provides mental health services as well as resources on her website, mentalbliss.org. She was kind enough to offer to share her writing with me. KC is raising money to provide free therapy sessions, and you can donate here! This postContinue reading “Thinking Outside the Box for Therapy”

Work From Home, Day 365

One year ago today, I received news that the county I lived in had its first confirmed community transmission. (I think we had community transmission well before then, but the governor only authorized testing for people who had travelled.) Because some of my clients or their family members might fall into the high-risk category, andContinue reading “Work From Home, Day 365”

Why Do Suicide Rates Go Up In March?

Content note: this post talks about suicide in general terms. There is a common misconception that suicide behaviors spike around the holiday season in December. Although people who experience suicidal ideation might need support at any time during the year, in the northern hemisphere of the world, we actually see this surge happen around March.Continue reading “Why Do Suicide Rates Go Up In March?”

Psychological Evaluation 101: Health Insurance and Psych Assessments

Thank you for checking out my series on psychological assessments! My goal in writing this series was to help people who don’t have years of graduate training understand what an assessment is and what information they might seek from an evaluation. As of right now, this is my final planned post in this series, thoughContinue reading “Psychological Evaluation 101: Health Insurance and Psych Assessments”

Coming Soon: A Year of Resiliency

For several months, I’ve been working on creating a guided journal to help people with self-exploration. While no journal is a substitute for mental health services, guided journaling with specific prompts can help you get to know yourself better. Enter: A Year of Resiliency: Growth Through Adversity. I’ve developed 365 prompts with the intent ofContinue reading “Coming Soon: A Year of Resiliency”

App Review: ProviderResilience

I found my new favorite app. It’s called ProviderResilience, and it’s free. When I saw the name, I knew it would fit right in with my brand! ProviderResilience helps mental health practitioners track levels of burnout and encourages choices that increase our resilience. ProviderResilience has daily affirmations that it encourages you to focus on throughoutContinue reading “App Review: ProviderResilience”

Interview with Dr. Margaret DeLong, Psychologist and Author

I had the opportunity to chat with Dr. Margaret DeLong about her work as The Gratitude Psychologist. Dr. DeLong is an author and psychologist with a dynamic and innovative practice, and I loved having the opportunity to get to know her! 1. Your website says you’re the Gratitude Psychologist. What does this mean to you,Continue reading “Interview with Dr. Margaret DeLong, Psychologist and Author”