Doctor, Am I Crazy?

This question is often asked in a joking manner at the end of an individual’s first counseling appointment. Underneath the joking exterior, there is fear about being labeled as “crazy,” and a discomfort about needing mental health treatment. The word “crazy” comes up...

Am I Bipolar?

Catherine Zeta-Jones recently put the spotlight on bipolar disorder after seeking treatment for this diagnosis. Bipolar disorder is often misunderstood by the general public. What is bipolar disorder? Bipolar disorder used to be called manic-depressive disorder...

Depression Counseling

Many people seek counseling to treat their depression. Depression is more than just feeling sad. Depression involves persistent sadness and other physical and mental symptoms. Some common symptoms of depression include: Fatigue Increased or decreased sleeping...

Helping Friends and Family with Grief and Loss

Understanding Grief and Loss Grief is a normal and natural reaction to loss. People can experience many losses, from the death of a loved one to the loss of a significant relationship. Other losses can occur as people experience change. Symptoms of Grief and Loss:...