Celebrities Reducing the Stigma

Written by Stacy Stefaniak Luther, Psy.D., LPC One positive that has come from the popularity of social media is the fast spreading news from and about celebrities. Not gossip, but rather celebrities using social media to advocate for mental health. The stigma associated with mental health is still palpable. I… Read more

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Going Home

Written by Stacy Stefaniak Luther, Psy.D., LPC Most people have a favorite holiday.  A time of the year filled with magical memories and excitement. For me, it has always been the 4th of July. My hometown does a week-long celebration and the local community joins in as well. 4 fireworks… Read more

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Summertime & Teens

Written by Ashley Bolling, LPC As we enter into the summer, children generally have more free time available. The following information below was taken from KNOW! Newsletter, providing some parenting tips for this time of year. Most importantly through all life’s events,  keep conversation open and engaging. It’s June –… Read more

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Suicide Awareness

Written by: Stacy Stefaniak Luther, LPC The news this week has fixated on the suicides of Kate Spade, a well-known designer, and Anthony Bourdain, a well-known traveler, food critic, and TV personality. Both of these individuals struggled to a point where they felt suicide was their only option. The pain… Read more

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Summer Wellness

Written by Harley Stenzel We have finally crossed the threshold into the beginnings of summer! For many, the first day of June indicates that summer is finally here. After a long winter with seemingly never-ending snow, the sunny change of weather is welcome for many. The longer days and warmer… Read more

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Outdoors and Mental Health

Written By: Lauri Doepke, MS, LPC, NCC Living in Wisconsin we spend a good chunk of time indoors due to our long, often harsh winters. When spring hits, it’s not uncommon to see more and more people getting out and enjoying the fresh air, and for good reason! The restorative… Read more

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Mental Health and the Workplace 

Written by: Judy Lemke, MS, LPC, LCSW Recently one of my clients shared that she had taken a “mental health day” from work following an emotionally stressful week-end.  She did not feel that she was up to performing her job at the level it demanded but was consumed by guilt… Read more

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