Alternative Therapy

BHC supports alternative therapies for treatment of chronic pain, including Cognitive Behavioral and Acceptance and Commitment therapies. The enclosed article follows one woman’s journey through chronic pain and her path to feeling better and enjoying life again. https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/11/11/743065892/meditation-reduced-the-opioid-dose-she-needs-to-ease-chronic-pain-by-75

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The Attitude of Gratitude

Written By: Shannon Huff, Ed.S. As the weather outside gets colder and the leaves continue to fall, we begin to look forward to the comforts of fall- warm soups, weekend football games, and of course, Thanksgiving. A time to gather together with friends and family to celebrate all we are… Read more

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Eating Disorders and Holiday Cheer

Written By: Judy Lemke, LPC Once again, I am in awe of how quickly time passes.   Not only has fall arrived in all its blaze of color and blustery winds, but there is also evidence of the season in outdoor decorations and store displays.  Store displays which seemingly combined Halloween with the start of… Read more

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Behavioral Health Clinic is proud to support the World Health Organization (WHO) in their efforts to prevent suicide. Check out their link below for information on what you can do to help prevent suicide. https://www.who.int/news-room/events/detail/2019/10/10/default-calendar/world-mental-health-day-2019-focus-on-suicide-prevention

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Anger: Express or Suppress?

Written By: Rachel Zentner, LPC, SAS In the world of psychology and counseling popular culture, we often talk about expressing your feelings and that it’s important to “get things out” and how we shouldn’t “bottle things up”.  Recently I became curious if there is ever a time when we SHOULDN’T just… Read more

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Soak up the Sun

Written By: Genna Mattioli – University of Wisconsin Stevens Point – Psychology Major I cannot believe it is already August; it feels like just yesterday it was beginning of summer. Where did the time go? As I am thinking about how August has already snuck up on me, I thought… Read more

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Dance as a Form of Therapy

Written By: Lauri Doepke, MS, LPC, NCC Movement in any form is good for our mental health. Taking a walk, running, biking, and stretching are all ways to awaken the body, which in turn awakens our mind and spirit and has positive results on enhancing one’s mood. One form of… Read more

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A Reminder to Un-Plug

Written By: Stacy Stefaniak Luther, PsyD, LPC Over the weekend mother nature provided us with a reminder of how much we rely on modern conveniences. You know what I’m talking about… electricity, mainly… but also WiFi! As I sit here, in my sunlit office with flashlights lighting the hallway, my… Read more

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