Tips for Fresno families, individuals and married couples on a variety of counseling and therapy related topics.
Mar 12, 2020
Whether we have to wade through the mess of symptoms ourselves or watch a loved one have to deal with them, there is no denying that Anxiety Attacks are scary, difficult, annoying, monstrous things. A common symptom of these attacks that is particularly difficult to fight is a feeling of disconnect, or a feeling of being "ungrounded." While there is no way to completely stop an attack before it begins, there are a number of exercises you can do to pull yourself - or a loved one - out of the worst of it.
Mar 05, 2020
Many of us think that happiness is a very active feeling. We assume that in order to be happy, you have to be running around doing a bunch of things and achieving a lot. And although happiness can be found in this kind of activity, it can also be found in a cozy, restful, centered way of spending your time. And this is what the Danes refer to as hygge.
Feb 26, 2020
Becoming a mother, although one of the greatest pleasures in life, can also be incredibly stressful. Not only does your body have to go through a lot with giving birth and breastfeeding (or even using breast pumps, if that's what you choose to do) but you also have to take care of your child 24/7. Even with a helpful partner, the stress can be too much for many new moms who end up suffering from post-partum depression. Read more for some tips to take care of yourself as a new mom.
Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses people face today. Its effects can range from subtle dissatisfaction in your daily life to thoughts of self-harm or suicide. No matter the severity of your symptoms, depression is a real mental illness and can create serious issues in your day-to-day life and relationships. There is no shame in seeking help to manage or combat depression and one of the best treatments out there is depression counseling.
Feb 12, 2020
One of the symptoms of depression is suicidal ideation. This is one of the main reasons that therapy for depression is essential. No one is beyond being saved. Most people suffering from suicidal ideation recover, and everyone could benefit from talk-therapy. You should always take the signs of suicide seriously. Getting help as quickly as possible can save a life.
Feb 05, 2020
From the age of adolescents, body image is thrown into the faces of young girls. Body image induced anxiety can be a big issue for any woman also. It's important that we learn to love and accept ourselves. Sometimes body image anxiety from childhood can become a problem later in life as well. There are healthy ways we can help you to work towards seeing the beautiful person that you are and having a positive body image.
Jan 29, 2020
Pursuing treatment for depression is never a sign of weakness. Pursuing counseling is an indicator of great strength and endurance. Jodi Mitchell is a licensed therapist that specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help identify the factors causing depression in individuals and married couples in order to help them obtain a higher sense of emotional stability and peace.
Jan 22, 2020
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As more and more Americans search for mental health help for themselves or their loved ones, they are often confronted by the idea of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) which is a common type of talk therapy. Many therapists are recommending it to patients as a way of treating a wide range of issues. Structurally talking through these issues can help people identify and cope with the changes in their life and hopefully address those emotional challenges so they can move on.
Jan 15, 2020
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There's not a relationship in existence that isn't plagued with its share of adversities. Just like Mars and Venus are two different planets; men and women speak two different languages. But it's not impossible to learn what the other is saying, or how to speak in a manner they'll understand. Just as it is with learning any new language, all it takes is the right tools. With 10 years of specialized experience in family and couples counseling, Jodi Mitchell has the tools you need to turn your relationship into the one you, not only long for; but deserve.
Jan 08, 2020
We have all been there. One second you are going about your day and then BAM, you are paralyzed by a crippling panic attack that is waging war inside your chest. You can't breathe. You can't think. You can't fight it. What is the "it" you may ask? It is anxiety. It is the weight of an elephant sitting on your chest. It is the dark rain cloud hovering over your head on a beautiful, sunny day. Anxiety is the unwelcome friend that is constantly bringing up your past problems or future worries and plays them repeatedly in your head; or, as my favorite author calls it, "The Feedback Loop From Hell".