What Are Some Common Stress Management Techniques?

Most people have felt stressed from time to time. It is important to know that stress may have negative effects on the entire body if it is unchecked? Researchers find that chronic stress harms certain brain functions and causes inflammation in the body. Stress may trigger or aggravate other diseases. For people who are recovering […]

How Do You Bring Estranged Family Members Back Together?

    A sense of loss and grief often results when family members don’t communicate, regardless of the relationship quality.  According to Karl Pillemers book, “Fault Lines: Fractured Families and How to Mend Them,” over 67 million Americans are estimated to be estranged from a family member. Distance from a family member can be a […]

Don’t Let Success Anxiety Become a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

As professionals, we don’t often talk about fear of failure. Many people fear they will experience or cause something that will ruin their chances of success.  Professionals specifically in the behavioral health field may struggle with this since their work outcomes fluctuate, and traditional milestones of success are difficult to measure. Some may have a […]

Preventing Burnout While Working in Treatment

  Mental health care providers often find it difficult to stave off burnout. It’s not just clinicians, either. Simply being involved in treatment can take a toll on your mental health. According to SAMHSA, in substance abuse treatment alone, turnover can be as high as 50% for staff and 32% for counselors. In a profession […]