How to Be Present

In a world full of distraction, being fully present is not always easy. Our mind can become stuck in the past. I should of…I could have…Perhaps your mind goes back to a particularly difficult experience and the painful emotions that are associated with that time in your life.

2021 National Recovery Month Observance

Recovery is for everyone because it benefits everyone. In recovery, we build new connections to ourselves, our families, and our communities. The 2021 National Recovery Month theme, “Recovery is for Everyone: Every Person, Every Family, Every Community” reminds people in recovery and those who support them, that recovery belongs to all of us.

Gratitude Practice: What It Is and Why It Works

Journaling, reflective-thinking, letter-writing, and gratitude visits are some of the strategies that are utilized within developing a gratitude practice. Simply naming three things that you are grateful for is not enough.

Gratitude Journaling

Gratitude journaling is a great practice that can be utilized as part of developing a daily gratitude practice.

Level of Care Options: Finding the Right Level of CARE

At CARE Counseling, we are an outpatient clinic that exclusively provides outpatient services. We love to do therapy and do it well.

Individual Advocacy & Case Management

Individual advocacy encompasses speaking up and advocating for the mental health needs of those who are vulnerable. Individual advocates can be family members, friends, or professional supports.

Benefits of Movement

The benefits of movement are endless. Movement gets your heart beating and blood flowing, working hard to keep your heart and lungs healthy. Movement helps strengthen muscles—increasing coordination and balance.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Wellness Modalities You Can Use at Home

While mental health is often focused on improving emotional wellness, there is often overlap with other domains of wellness such as physical, occupational, and social wellness. Traditional forms of medicine and psychotherapy also often overlap with various types-of-complementary-and-alternative-medicine.

Becoming an Advocate for Personal Wellness

Prevention is even better than the “cure when it comes to treatment for medical and mental health. One of the best ways of improving-health is with early intervention and treatment. Why is this so essential?

What is Systems Advocacy?

Systems advocacy is focused on change of systems. This includes areas such as collecting and using data to influence research, funding, and advocacy that helps serve to be a collective voice, especially for those who are most vulnerable.