6 Tips For Coping During COVID-19 From A Christian Counselor

As you may know, my full time job is actually as a mental health counselor. During these uncertain times surrounding COVID-19, the practice I work at has already shifted to offering only telehealth services. Like many others around the globe today, I am also confined to my apartment, working from home and only interacting with…

What To Do When Life Keeps Knocking You Down

Last week was rough. I cannot go into descriptive detail about all that I was facing and what was running through my mind, but you can definitely say that my anxiety was rearing its ugly head. And honestly, that made me feel pretty down. My anxiety hadn't skyrocketed that high in a long time and…

An Open Letter To Anyone Considering Therapy

Dear sweet friend, Maybe you are hurting, maybe you have things in your life that you need to figure out, or maybe you simply need someone to just listen... whatever your situation is, I want to offer you some encouragement. I will to instill confidence within you. I want to help you find the strength…

Two Ways To Overcome Abusive Self-Talk

We can be our own worst enemy.  As a mental health counselor and human being, I have personally witnessed and experienced abusive self-talk. You may wish that I'd pump the breaks there and change the term to negative self-talk. But I won't. I truly do believe that many of the things we tell ourselves is abusive. Here…