504 plans and IEPs

504 Plans and IEPs: Getting Your Children the Help They Need

What Are 504 Plans and IEPs? If your child is struggling in school due to physical, emotional or behavioral issues, it might be time to look into services and supports to facilitate their learning. Physical conditions, learning disorders, psychiatric conditions, and developmental disorders can impact a student’s progress, but thankfully, there are resources in place,Continue reading 504 Plans and IEPs: Getting Your Children the Help They Need


Coping with Grief and Loss

Trigger warning: Grief triggers can happen at any time, so please note that a piece about grief may contain triggers for some folks. If you are grieving and are feeling particularly vulnerable, perhaps save this blog for another day.  Sarah lost her daughter unexpectedly three years ago. In an instant, her life was forever changed.Continue reading Coping with Grief and Loss

holiday stress

Coping with Holiday Stress

While folks gather, celebrate, eat, and drink over the holidays, it’s important to note that cheer and contentment aren’t everyone’s experience. For many, the holidays can be stressful, and for some, they’re downright difficult. Whether the discomfort is associated with seeing certain family members, eating holiday meals, or traveling, the holiday season can evoke varyingContinue reading Coping with Holiday Stress

Latino mental health

Latino Mental Health

Lily recently moved from Central America to the United States to escape her country’s dangers and to find new opportunities abroad. Six months have passed, and while Lily has adjusted to her new job and has a comfortable place to live, she has been feeling sad, alone, and anxious. She has noticed that adjusting toContinue reading Latino Mental Health

comprehensive DBT

Comprehensive DBT

DBT is an evidence-based modality that can help individuals who suffer from depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, trauma/PTSD, substance misuse, disordered eating, self-harm/suicidality, and borderline personality disorder, as well as broader issues with emotional regulation and interpersonal functioning. DBT was founded by psychologist, Dr. Marsha Linehan, and developed from the early part of her career’s focusContinue reading Comprehensive DBT


Building Resilience: Coping with Trauma, Adversity, and More

Over the years, we’ve worked with thousands of people coping with varying degrees of stress, trauma, and adversity. With this, comes an organic study of how people come to handle life’s challenges and how they come upon resilience. Some erroneously believe that being resilient means that you don’t struggle  or have difficult emotions or experiences,Continue reading Building Resilience: Coping with Trauma, Adversity, and More

levels of care

Levels of Care: Choosing the Right Eating Disorder Treatment

Levels of Care in Eating Disorder Treatment If you’re struggling with an eating disorder and have started to research treatment, chances are you’ve come across different types of therapies in different formats and locations. You might have noticed that a number of professionals are involved in eating disorder treatment (e.g., psychotherapist, registered dietitian, medical doctor,Continue reading Levels of Care: Choosing the Right Eating Disorder Treatment