Taking Care of Yourself this Holiday Season

Taking Care of Yourself this Holiday Season

The holiday season can bring up a lot of emotions for everyone. While the holidays might be associated with warmth and joy, it can also be a time that brings up feelings of stress and loneliness. Some ways in which we can help to manage our emotional experience as the...
What exactly is CBT?

What exactly is CBT?

Perhaps you are seeking a therapist and your medical doctor, friend, sister, Google search, or Tik Tok scrolling recommended Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or CBT. CBT is an evidence-based treatment for a wide range of problems people experience, including depression,...
What Is Suppressed Will Be Expressed

What Is Suppressed Will Be Expressed

Suppressing emotions, or just trying to push emotional thoughts and feelings out of your mind, is an emotion regulation strategy many people use. This is sometimes a really effective tool, especially when the problem can’t be immediately solved or you’re attending to...
Don’t Believe Everything You Think

Don’t Believe Everything You Think

*PSA: Our thoughts are not facts!* The truth is that thoughts are just thoughts. They are sensations of the brain that come and go. This statement is not meant to minimize the emotional impact that thoughts can have or to negate the factual information often...
Gratitude can flow from sadness

Gratitude can flow from sadness

by Marget Thomas, PsyD Many of us are preparing for holidays that involve some loss–less togetherness, less travel, the loss of job security while we shop for gifts. Sadness is the emotion that comes from loss, yet we often view sadness as dangerous, unwanted,...