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”

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?”

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”

How to Survive the Holidays After a Loss

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”