Counseling and Therapy Notebook

Here you’ll find information on a great variety of topics related to mental health, helpful resources, and important causes or events related to my work.

 

Exercise for Mental Health
Educational

Can Exercise Improve Mental Health?

How Exercise Impacts the Brain There are a lot of beneficial effects of exercise on mental health. On top of keeping your body in prime ...
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Educational

A Guide to Understanding Gender Dysphoria

People with gender dysphoria feel a strong disconnect between the sex they were assigned at birth and their gender identity. While some individuals with gender ...
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anxiety
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Types of Anxiety and Treatments – Explained

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorders in the U.S., with 19% of U.S. adults and 31% of adolescents battling anxiety disorders each year. ...
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Gender Fluid
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What Does It Mean to Be Gender Fluid?

While a wide variety of gender identities have always existed, western society is only recently becoming more aware. Of course, there is a great deal ...
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Educational

What Does Non-Binary Mean?

Gender and sexuality are diverse and complex phenomena that go beyond the binary gender system. While non-binary individuals have been around since the beginning of ...
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Self-Esteem
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Self-Esteem Activities and Tools to Feel More Confident

It happens to the best of us, someone gives us a genuine compliment, and we then deflect it. Someone else helped you succeed, so you ...
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Maintaining Mental Health During the Holiday Season

According to a Healthline survey, over 60 percent of the respondents declared they experience some level of stress during the holidays. The most wonderful time ...
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Self-Care
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How to Create a Self-Care Plan

We have been taught to associate the word “self” with a negative connotation. “Self-absorbed”, “self-obsessed”, “self-centered” are all words that indicate a narcissistic personality blamed ...
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