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Stress Can Negatively Impact Your Immune Health…Here’s How!
Ask Dr. Julie / Health & Wellness / Managing Stress

Stress Can Negatively Impact Your Immune Health…Here’s How!

At its core, stress is simply the body’s physical, mental, or emotional reaction to change. Stress is not only a normal part of life, but a helpful tool. It is stress that helps us act safely in times of danger, motivates us to succeed, and alerts us to circumstances we […]

Meditative Imagery Tool for Dealing with Stressors from 2020 and Beyond…
Ask Dr. Julie / Health & Wellness

Meditative Imagery Tool for Dealing with Stressors from 2020 and Beyond…

It’s heading into Spring/Summer 2020 already, where did winter of 2019/2020 go, right? As much as we look forward to the early blossoming Spring part of the year and saying goodbye to the winter cold, sometimes, I see my patients getting bogged down by having to deal with the school […]

Surviving a traumatic breakup: A psychotherapist’s guide to healing
Divorce and Separation / Relationships

Surviving a traumatic breakup: A psychotherapist’s guide to healing

Alicia Henry, LCSW If you have ever struggled with a breakup or divorce you will recognize that this can be one of the most painful experiences an individual can go through. Much like an open wound, healing from a breakup requires special care and treatment. Inspired by my own personal […]

When an Unexpected Suicide Happens….
Health / Health & Wellness / Mental Health

When an Unexpected Suicide Happens….

By Dr. Carolina Castanos, PHD Sometimes suicide appears to happen out of the blue, suddenly, and without any apparent signs.  According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention on average, there are 123 suicides per day and, men die from suicide 3.5 times more than women.  Suicide is the 10th […]

Causes of Depression
Health / Mental Health

Causes of Depression

A lot of medical research has contributed much to the understanding of depression. However, scientists do not know the exact reason that sets off depressive illness. There is no exact answer to the causes of depression but there are a lot of possibilities oftentimes resulting from a combination of things […]

Research Highlights the Legal Issues of Certifying Emotional Support Animals
Health & Wellness / Mental Health

Research Highlights the Legal Issues of Certifying Emotional Support Animals

A service animal can help owners with disabilities navigate daily tasks. Service animals are recognized by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as those with months or years of training that serve a specific disability-related function, such as seeing-eye dogs. However, people not necessarily exhibiting a mental or physical disability […]

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