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April 8, 2022

Forest Bathing, Nature Deficit Disorder…

by Allison Hurst, MS, NCC, LPC

Forest Bathing, Nature Deficit Disorder, and other phrases I absolutely did not learn in grad school   “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, […]

September 9, 2021

Waiting for Care: Responding to the mid-pandemic Mental Health Crisis

by Jennie Risley

Where are all the therapists? Well, they’re in session.  And they might be for a while. The stories keep flooding in.  Someone finally made one of the most vulnerable phone calls imaginable, to ask for help—only to be told that there is a waiting list a mile long to see a licensed therapist.  And the […]

August 5, 2021

Back-to-School Jitters

As a new school year begins, it is normal to have some back-to-school jitters. Then add the stress that many are feeling as we continue to combat a worldwide pandemic. Walking into another school year of uncertainty can be frightening. Helping your kids discover, understand, and cope with the feelings they are having can be […]