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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Impact of Nature on Mental Health

Written By: Emily Peterson, MS, LPC-IT Hello Summer!  Summertime is often the time of the year where many of us try to get outside and enjoy the warmer weather (I know I do!).  It is no surprise that spending time in nature can have positive effects on mental health.  Being… Read more

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How to be a better Ally

Written by: Emily Peterson, MS, LPC-IT Welcome to June!  School is out.  The sun has (finally) come out!  And you may know someone who has come out!  Don’t know what to say, or how to support that person?  You are in luck because this blog will provide you with some… Read more

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Learning and Growing

Written by:  Stacy Stefaniak Luther, PsyD, LPC Hanging up on the wall of my office are 3 picture frames and next to them on a shelf is another. Across the room is a certificate and a professional license. There are also books, books, and more books. These framed, fancy pieces… Read more

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Anger…… why such a bad rap?

Written by: Melanie Strand, CSAC, LPC-IT Anger has many uses.  It helps move us, change and motivate us.  Anger protects our feelings, right?  Anger protects us from being hurt…… correct?  Anger creates space from others, so much so it can alienate us from the ones that we love the most. … Read more

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