There’s a reason some people call it “Valentine’s Day” and others call it “Single’s Awareness Day.” For those that suffer from anxiety or depression, Valentine’s Day can be something to dread.
Whatever your feelings are about New Year’s resolutions, this year the Traini Counseling Group would like to encourage you to make at least one New Year’s resolution to boost your well being.
For many, holidays are a time to celebrate, to bring loved ones together, enjoy each other’s company and make memories. However, for those who are mourning the loss of a loved one, holidays can be unbearably painful, lonely, or otherwise uncomfortable. Whether it’s a sudden loss or a death that’s been prepared for, a passingContinue reading “How to Survive the Holidays After a Loss”
Use these tips to conquer your stress and anxiety when it comes to hanging out with family during the holiday season.
For most, fall means pumpkin spice lattes, golden leaves, sweater weather, pumpkins, and harvest time. For kids and parents, fall means Halloween. But because of COVID-19, the prospect of Halloween may be extra scary this year. Is it safe to celebrate Halloween? Should we cancel Halloween? Parents, you’ve probably heard these questions a lot recently.Continue reading “7 Tips to Stay Safe and Still Celebrate Halloween During Coronavirus”
For many high school seniors this year, the end of the school year wasn’t ideal. Prom was cancelled, graduation just wasn’t the same and graduation parties, well, weren’t really a thing in the midst of a global pandemic. Job prospects suddenly disappeared, part-time jobs withered away, and some opportunities seemed to vanish. COVID-19 didn’t seemContinue reading “COVID-19’s Shadow: How Coronavirus has Impacted Our Recent High School Grads’ & College Students’ Mental Health”
If you’ve sought therapy for yourself or for your child, you’ve probably thought of or been approached with the idea of medication to help treat you or your loved one’s issues. Maybe you’re ok with the idea, or maybe the thought makes you highly uncomfortable. “What about side effects,” you ask, “or what happens whenContinue reading “What to Know about Medication and Therapy”