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Anxiety and Depression are not a Sin!

Anxiety and Depression are not Sin – and Here is Why!    Written by Staff Therapist Kiersten Williams    If you had an upbringing in the church, it is likely you have heard the message (intentionally said or not), “one only needs to pray ______ away”. While well...

Who’s Your Worst Critic?

By: Kaleigh Nobbe, Clinical Intern   It can be hard to hear people remind us of all the ways in which we can improve – at work, at home, with friends, you name it. Sometimes it can feel like we don’t meet anyone’s standards, even our own. I want to eat better or...

Judgement: Does It Help reach Goals?

By: Kaleigh Nobbe, Clinical Intern   One way in which I try to work with clients is in identifying judgment: “good or bad;” “right or wrong.” When we replace these judgments with “helpful or unhelpful,” “beneficial or...

Why Grief is Like a Sandwich

By Jacki Haworth, Clinical Intern     Grief can be a difficult topic to understand and grasp. Grief can look different in people. Grief is not the same for everyone, but the main theme is the same. Just because someone completes the grieving process...