14 Jun, 2017

When Upsetting Events Happen, Take Care of Yourself First

By | June 14th, 2017|Categories: Anxiety, Stress, Trauma|Comments Off on When Upsetting Events Happen, Take Care of Yourself First

Unfortunately, it’s happening too often.  Three critical, traumatic events incidents in less than 24-hours with graphic pictures and nonstop news coverage splashed across our screens.  While none of us can personally do anything about those [...]

26 Apr, 2017

Youth Transitions – Mixing Celebrations with Uncertainty

By | April 26th, 2017|Categories: Anxiety, Kids|Comments Off on Youth Transitions – Mixing Celebrations with Uncertainty

Kids are already counting the days until school's out and they are free! Well, at least, that's what they're feeling. Getting outside and having fun, heading for the pool, or enjoying longer times with friends [...]

19 Jul, 2016

Pikachu, Where are You?

By | July 19th, 2016|Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Mobile Health|Comments Off on Pikachu, Where are You?

“No, you need more candy to level up!” “I’m a Level 5.  What level are you at?” You’d have to be living under a rock not to have heard something about the interactive augmented virtual [...]

6 May, 2016

Parenting an Anxious Child

By | May 6th, 2016|Categories: Anxiety, Kids, Parenting|Comments Off on Parenting an Anxious Child

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about parenting with anxiety. As Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day was recognized on May 5, I wanted to look at parenting an anxious child. My daughter is still [...]

12 Apr, 2016

When Spring doesn’t bring sunshine: supporting a loved one with depression or anxiety

By | April 12th, 2016|Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Uncategorized|Tags: , |Comments Off on When Spring doesn’t bring sunshine: supporting a loved one with depression or anxiety

Spring has (sort of) sprung here in Colorado. And although Spring is typically associated with flowers, butterflies and bunnies, many don’t realize that it is actually a time when depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts are [...]