with Host Maryellen Dance, LMHC

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At What Point are Politics a Mental Health Concern?

Despite the title…politics aside. Seriously I want you to try to forget your political views for a few minutes. I’m serious! Trust me, I have a point…….. As a therapist, I don’t share with clients my political leanings. Partly because I know whatever I would say would sound ignorant because I don’t know nearly as …

Why are we Angry with 2020?

I have been seeing a lot of pretty hilarious memes about being angry with 2020. Memes that say things like “Why did we celebrate the new year to go into this?” Or one of my favorites is: “I bet none of us were right back in 2015 when we predicted where we would be in …

Grieving

Right now we are grieving a lot of things. Some of us may be grieving people. Many of us are grieving hope, normalcy, safety, rituals, not to mention hobbies, school, work, weddings, births, and much more that I’m sure you’re listing off in your head. Currently, we all have an open wound. People keep saying …

So we’re still in quarantine…

Those of us in New York State can relate to the sinking feeling we all had in our chests this past Friday, May 1st, when we found out that schools will be closed for the rest of the year…..I had a strong feeling that was going to happen, but that didn’t make it any better. …