Tag Archives: Mental Health

Meet Amanda Knoll, MA, LPC, Level II Autplay® provider

Amanda found her life’s calling early, somewhat by accident (or one might say, serendipity).  At 14, she volunteered at the Easter Seals camp because it was something to do and a chance to spend time in the mountains. She enjoyed … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning Inside and Out

  History/origins Spring cleaning has its roots in ancient cultures and traditions, such as Passover in Judaism and Iranian Nourouz, the Persian New Year. (Wikipedia, 2016.) It makes sense, however, that it is practiced universally today. Even for those of … Continue reading

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Relieving Trauma Without Reliving It

Sharon* spent most of her life with a nagging sense of unease that she didn’t understand and couldn’t overcome. Always searching for what felt like an elusive sense of peace and well being, she sought relief in drugs and numerous … Continue reading

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Adults Overcoming Childhood Sexual Abuse Now

Child sexual abuse has been a shameful secret for too long. Children who are sexually abused often carry the pain and shame of the experience into adulthood. The impact of such a grievous violation can manifest in a number of … Continue reading

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Is Anxiety the New Normal? – Mental Health Wellness Week

As we rush around with jobs, kids, keeping up with the Joneses, or even binge-watching the latest hot television series, it’s no wonder more and more of us are asking, Is this all there is? Today’s midlife (or earlier) crises … Continue reading

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3 Reasons You Should Give Yourself a Break

Something happened in September and October that you may have noticed. I stopped posting my blog. Not intentionally, of course. I kept meaning to get to it. Friday, Saturday, Wednesday… but week after week, too many other things were getting … Continue reading

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How Purposeful is Your Parenting?

  Back to School is a good time to reevaluate how purposeful our parenting is. The one thing all parents have in common is that we are human. While we may steadfastly embrace a particular philosophy when it comes to our children, … Continue reading

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