Maintaining your Mental Health During the Holidays

Frantic shopping, family dinners with awkward conversations, excessive traveling. These are a few of our…least favorite things? Let’s face it–sometimes the holiday season isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. All the hustle and bustle, grandiose expectations and financial demands can really take a toll on our mental health. That being said, the holiday seasonContinue reading “Maintaining your Mental Health During the Holidays”

Social Media for Mental Health: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Social media, love it or hate it, it’s a part of our lives. Man or woman, young or old, shy or outgoing, nearly everyone engages in social media in some way. In fact, the average user spends a little over two hours a day on social media platforms. It seems to be the new wayContinue reading “Social Media for Mental Health: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly”

EMDR Therapy: How Can It Help Me?

Welcome! You’re probably reading this article because you’ve made the decision to start therapy, which is a huge step forward for your mental health. Or, maybe you haven’t quite decided to start, but you’re researching options, looking into what types of therapy may be best for you and what exactly they entail.  At Traini CounselingContinue reading “EMDR Therapy: How Can It Help Me?”

5 Self-Care Tips for Parents During Summer Break

For many, especially children, summer break means no school, vacations, beautiful weather and time with family and friends. For parents on the other hand, summer can mean a time of anxiety, chaotic schedules, noisy households and little downtime. As parents ourselves, we understand that summertime can be both a wonderful season and a one thatContinue reading “5 Self-Care Tips for Parents During Summer Break”

Why Should You or Your Child Get Tested for ADHD?

Do you often find yourself frustrated at work or school? Do you find yourself trying to multitask, but never really “finishing” anything? Or maybe you stumble in social situations, or find it hard to connect with others. Maybe you don’t share these traits, but your child does; maybe they struggle to connect with their peers.Continue reading “Why Should You or Your Child Get Tested for ADHD?”

Time to Talk Day: Start a Mental Health Conversation

Do you sometimes struggle with opening up about your mental health challenges? Do you find yourself in situations where you know sharing your feelings could improve the outcome, but you just can’t? Maybe this February 3rd, you can find that opportunity to share, and in turn help others! Founded by Mind, Rethink Mental Illness andContinue reading “Time to Talk Day: Start a Mental Health Conversation”

Mental Health Awareness for Mother’s Day

It’s May again! Spring is in the air, flowers are blooming, the grass is green and the weather is warm! What’s also in May? Well, Mother’s Day of course! And while we certainly don’t want to take away from celebrating all our wonderful mothers, we do want to also emphasize that May is National MaternalContinue reading “Mental Health Awareness for Mother’s Day”