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November 18, 2022

Am I Doing it Right? A Discussion on Grief: Part One

  Grief. It is an unavoidable human experience. In the wake of the September 11th attacks in 2001, Queen Elizabeth II famously stated that “grief is the price we pay for love.” We grieve many things: the death of a person, the end of a season of life, or a relationship that we yearned for […]

September 30, 2022

Managing Anticipatory Anxiety about the Holidays

by Allison Hurst, MS, NCC, LPC

We live in a society in which the holidays seem to begin promptly after Labor Day. They arrive with the entrance of pumpkin spice lattes and then barrel forward until January, often leaving us tired, spent, and a little weary. Though there is a magical sheen overlaying ordinary life during this time, there is also […]

June 15, 2022

Cheers to the Good Ones

As a new mother navigating the changing dynamics of my own tiny family, I am so much more aware of this day than in previous years. While my husband has handled much of our recent changes with amazing resiliency and support for myself and our daughter, the postpartum journey has not been particularly easy for […]