Mastering Anxiety: A Closer Look Into ACT And ERP Techniques

In psychology and mental health treatment, various therapeutic approaches have emerged to address a wide range of conditions. Two such approaches, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Exposure Response Prevention (ERP), have gained significant attention for their effectiveness in treating anxiety disorders, particularly obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). However, we always get asked a common question: Are […]

The Uncertainty Of Change: Can Therapy Make A Difference?

Change is a constant in life, yet it often feels like an impossible task. Whether it’s grappling with personal struggles, coping with trauma, or seeking to improve mental well-being, the journey of change can be daunting. In uncertainty, many individuals turn to therapy as a beacon of hope, seeking guidance and support on their path […]

Perfectionism: The Fine Line Between Excellence and Obsession

Perfectionism — a trait often hailed as a double-edged sword. On one hand, it can drive us to strive for excellence and push the boundaries of our capabilities. On the other hand, it can lead to unrelenting self-criticism, anxiety, and an insatiable quest for flawlessness. But what if you find yourself in the camp of […]

Mindfulness Mastery: Guide To Staying Present In A Distracted World

In our fast-paced, digitally-driven world, it’s becoming increasingly challenging to stay present. With notifications buzzing, deadlines looming, and endless distractions vying for our attention, the art of living in the moment often feels like an elusive dream. However, amidst the chaos, there exists a powerful antidote: Mindfulness. Understanding Mindfulness At its core, mindfulness is the […]

Breaking the Bullsh*t Cycle: Overcoming New Year’s Resolution Fiascos

Ah, the dawn of a new year – the time when gyms overflow, kale sales skyrocket, and everyone swears off sugar like it’s the plague. But let’s be real, most New Year’s resolutions have a lifespan shorter than a snowflake in July. In fact, The Ohio State University found that 43% of us will give […]

A Guide to Difficult Conversations During the Holidays

As the festive lights twinkle and the smell of gingerbread fills the air, the holiday season is upon us. However, for many, it also means navigating through the delicate dance of difficult conversations. Whether it’s addressing family tensions or discussing personal challenges, the anxiety specialty mental health clinic is here with a guide to help […]

Holiday Slump? ACT Your Way to Meaning!

Ho, ho, ho, my festive friends! It’s that time of the year again – the season of joy, laughter, and endless holiday cheer. Or is it?!? What if, instead of feeling like Buddy the Elf on a sugar high, you find yourself stuck in a tinsel-covered slump? Fear not! We’re here to unwrap the magic […]

World, Meet Justin Rosgen

Generally speaking, therapists are great at asking questions. What we might not be great at is talking about ourselves – in fact, some of us might feel REALLY F*CKING ANXIOUS doing this. So, being exposure-oriented, we decided to put our newest team member and intern, Justin Rosgen, on the spot. He’s a great sport, and he’ll make a great therapist too.

Anxiety and Depression Treatment

Worried it’s hopeless? Sounds like anxiety and depression are buddying up on you. You might find yourself wondering what it means when you’re struggling with both anxiety and depression, and the short answer is this: it means that you’re like 41% of people who’ve struggled with depression or anxiety in the same 12-month period (check […]

Ummm… Are We Gonna Talk About This???

Truth be told, being a therapist is not the easiest gig. People all respond differently when I disclose my profession; generally, people are either open and closed in their responses. I’ve heard, “Oh, I can’t get my brain to shut off, should I come see you?” and, “Oh cool,” and then never talk to me […]