Mental Health Wellness Tips for Quarantine

New York psychologist Dr. Eileen Feliciano shared many helpful tips on how to cope with COVID-19. She states, “I can’t control a lot of what is going on right now, but I can contribute this.” Here’s her advice, in her…

How to Thrive with Anxiety

Over 40 million people in the U.S. are living with anxiety disorders today. Being diagnosed with an anxiety disorder can be unnerving. Yet being diagnosed can be your first step in the right direction. Professional basketball player, Royce White, has…

Talking to your Children about Coronavirus

There’s no doubt COVID-19 is a serious health concern. With 24/7 news coverage, shut downs, and social distancing recommendations, it’s difficult not to fall into a trap of paranoia while taking precautions to stay healthy. Even more daunting is how…

The Dawn of Spring in the Age of the Coronavirus

It seems so long since the burgeoning excitement for springtime swept through Illinois. The relief of longer and sunnier days has quickly given way to immense anxiety in this age of Coronavirus. Folks are fearing for their health and safety…

What is Strength-Based Therapy?

Strength-based therapy focuses on your natural strengths rather than your shortcomings or perceived failures. The goal is to implement a positive mindset that helps you build your best qualities and shift into a more optimistic worldview. This powerful “switch-around” of…

What is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy?

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) combines cognitive and behavioral therapies to transform negative thinking patterns and destructive behaviors into positive outcomes. While DBT started as a method to treat borderline personality disorders, it has since shown to be an effective treatment…