As a therapist I know firsthand how working in this profession can be taxing to our mental health and self-care. Taking care of yourself is extremely important in order to provide the best care for our clients’ and rejuvenate ourselves. Therapists seek therapy for a number of reasons and I truly believe it is very necessary at some point in our lives to seek professional help.
A faith based counselor is a counselor who provides psychological support and counseling services to their clients, combining theology and spirituality with therapeutic modalities. Clients who seek faith-based counseling are looking for a counselor who understands the importance of their spiritual beliefs. This style of counseling incorporates biblical scripture and teachings to guide you through challenging life issues. When facing turbulent life events, integrating and strengthening your faith may be the missing piece in finding proper treatment. A Christian counselor can help you to navigate life’s challenges in ways that respect your faith. Christian counseling prioritizes your faith as an important part of the healing process.
If you deal with anxiety you most likely have looked into ways you can help calm your emotional rollercoaster. Perhaps you’ve even tried some self-help techniques in the past. While these methods can provide some relief, it’s often temporary.
If I asked whether you were the victim of childhood emotional neglect (CEN), would you know how to answer? Probably not. CEN is often misunderstood and therefore, misdiagnosed. Childhood emotional neglect means an individual was not provided the emotional support from parents and other adults that is required to grow up to be a confident … Continue reading What is Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN)
When I heard this song by Johnathan McReynolds's, "Comparison Kills" my spirit was leaping in bounds because I just knew that I had to blog about it. It is such an authentic and heartfelt song. This song is so relevant in today's society. We are fixated on images and seeing others on social media and … Continue reading Comparison Kills
A few weeks ago I watched a full interview that Oprah facilitated with our former First Lady, Michele Obama on her newest book "Becoming Michele Obama". I have not read her book yet but it's on my bucket list of books I want to read for sure. This interview truly captured my attention because she was very authentic and transparent as she shared snippets of her book to a very broad audience.
Last year, the sitcom, “Blackish” had a very heartfelt and the most realistic episode I have seen on T.V. in a while about Post-Partum Depression. I watched the episode twice, once alone and once with my husband, and I cried both times. Even my husband got emotional because it bought back the feeling of helplessness as he watched me suffer as I gave birth to our first child. It brought back so many memories for us.
Back in April 2018, I got the opportunity to be interviewed by Mrs. Dylesia Barner, Doctoral Student, LCSW, Business Owner, International Speaker and so many other things 🙂 She is truly making an impact on so many lives and I am so glad that we crossed paths. Check out my interview below.
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