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Suicide Prevention

Written by: Nichole Dabrowski What is suicide & suicidal ideation? Suicide is when someone ends their own life. It is usually because that person is in a great deal of pain and does not see a way out of suffering. Before attempting suicide, a person might have...

Values in Counseling

By: Kaleigh Nobbe, Clinical Intern Many agree that there is usually a discussion about expanding self-awareness when involved in counseling or therapy. I think about values like the applications on our cell phones. Even if we aren’t actively using an app, they are...

April is Counseling Awareness Month

By: Kaleigh Nobbe, Clinical Intern Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi and Tennessee have recognized the importance of counselors in the mental health of the nation and proclaimed the month of April as Counseling Awareness Month! Who should seek counseling...

When Grief is Ignored, Judged, or Questioned

By Carol Briggs, Clinical InternLoss is part of life. Society has a way of trying to dictate what losses are supported and worthy of grief. Society even tries to define what “normal” grief looks like. When we’ve experienced a loss that we feel we can’t or shouldn’t...

Concussions for Kids

By: Kaleigh Nobbe, Clinical Intern Why I’m Interested: Having suffered from a traumatic brain injury during (TBI) my adolescence in a soccer game, I have experienced first-hand some of the detrimental effects that head injuries can cause. Not having the knowledge or...