How Exposure And Response Prevention (ERP) Therapy Came To Be

Imagine you’re afraid of spiders. You know that most spiders are harmless, but when you see one, your heart races, you start to sweat, and you feel an overwhelming urge to run away or kill it. This kind of fear can be very intense and hard to manage. Now, imagine that someone tells you that […]

Your Mind Matters: Mental Health Awareness Month

May is a special month dedicated to something very important: mental health awareness. Just like we take care of our physical health, it’s essential to pay attention to our mental well-being too. Mental Health Awareness Month aims to spread awareness about mental health, reduce stigma, and encourage people to take steps towards better mental well-being. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.