Don’t Be SAD This Winter

Written By: Ali Zamzow, UWSP Undergraduate Intern Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is a type of depression that comes and goes, literally, with the seasons. Typically, SAD impacts people during the winter months when there is less sunlight and it is colder outside. Although, these depressive episodes can also occur… Read more

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5 Ways we unintentionally invalidate others

Written by: Emily Lindberg Invalidation is the rejection, judgement or trivialization of someone’s thoughts or feelings. Chances are, you have likely experienced it. Many have unknowingly contributed to it. Research has shown that experiencing invalidation in childhood is correlated to chronic emotional inhibition in adulthood. What does this mean? Long… Read more

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Do you find it difficult to say No?

Written By: Stacy Stefaniak Luther, Psy.D., LPC Saying no can be very difficult. Perhaps you’re a people pleaser, an over achiever, super motivated… The Huffington Post shares that saying yes to everything can lead to feeling stressed, overwhelmed, and burned out. Who has been there? Taking on too much is… Read more

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How Can Therapy Help Me?

Written By: Melanie Strand-Glatczak, CSAC, CS-IT, LPC-IT People come to therapy for a variety of reasons.  Sometimes when we talk with family and friends about something we are struggling with, they have a variety of opinions and advice.  We may hear things like, “this is what I would do if… Read more

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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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