Posts with the tag “counseling”

June is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month
by Sandra Knapp, MS, LPC on June 1st, 2019
FACTS:🍃5 in 10 women and 🍃6 in 10 men will experience at least one traumatic event during the lifetime.*🍃Traumatic events may include physical and sexual abuse, neglect, natural and manmade disasters, medical procedures, and death. They may occur to self or individuals witness someone else undergo these traumas.*🍃Untreated #traumas often lead to post-traumatic stress, #addiction, #depression, and ...  Read More
How to choose the right therapist in 5 steps
by Sandra Knapp, MS, LPC on April 4th, 2019
Have you ever browsed through Psychology Today or Google searched for a therapist?  You may have found yourself scrolling through pictures and taglines of clinicians describing their work.  Did you spend hours reading professional biographies, researching clinical jargon, and then after feeling overwhelmed with information, closed the window without calling any of them? You are not alone. Choosing...  Read More
Monday Relaxation
by Sandra Knapp, MS, LPC on April 1st, 2019
Looking for ways to reduce stress? Take a few minutes to watch this video and practice relaxation.  Read More
by Sandra Knapp, MS, LPC on July 4th, 2017
Racing heart, pounding in ears, nausea, stomach cramps, difficulty breathing, dizziness, blurry or spotty vision, thoughts of dying or going crazy, dry mouth, sweat, and numbness in the face, feet, and arms. Do these symptoms sound familiar? If so, you have met our friend anxiety. All of us have experienced anxiety at different times in our lives. Whether we felt our dry tongue and lips sticking t...  Read More