When you see a friend or family member struggling, it’s natural to want to help. But it can be hard to know what to say — and what not to say — especially if your loved one’s crisis involves their mental health. How can you approach such a sensitive topic in a way that feels thoughtful and supportive?
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) was pioneered in the 1960s and has become an increasingly popular type of psychotherapy over time, but what does it really mean?
COVD-19 has brought on a significant amount of challenges for families everywhere. In some ways, even though you are spending more time together it is actually more difficult to monitor and protect your children. Here are some online safety tips.
Burnout is physical or emotional exhaustion, usually caused by prolonged stress or frustration. When we think we’re getting close to burnout, it’s time to pay attention to our feelings and overall well-being. Small adjustments to your daily routine can make big differences to your mental health, energy levels and overall outlook on life.
Many people are dealing with unique challenges brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. We talked with Dr. Lindsay Henderson, director of psychological services with LiveHealth Online, to learn more about online therapy and the steps people can take to improve their mental health and cope with change.
Whether it is about a recent work issue or argument with a friend, therapists are usually the ones listening to us. But because therapists are so focused on their patients, we rarely get to hear about them. Learn more about the therapists on LiveHealth Online.
When children are young, parents and guardians are used to being problem solvers. Whether it’s a scrape from falling off a bike, a conflict with a friend or frustration over a difficult homework assignment, you help sort it out. But how do you know if your child needs additional support for more complicated matters such as mental health?
Mental health is on our minds every day — even more so this week. October 10 is World Mental Health Day, and October 6-12 is Mental Illness Awareness Week. Psychologist Lindsay Henderson, a provider you can see through…
The Holidays are coming up which means spending more time with family – which isn’t always easy with people you may not see eye to eye with. To avoid confrontation and frustration this holiday season, here’s a few ways to navigate challenging conversations and tense relationships: Do not “take the…
It’s very normal and common for people to experience feelings of anxiety and depression around the Holidays. The added stress of social gatherings, gift buying, extra time with extended family and even sentimental memories can bring on feelings of loneliness, sadness, fatigue, tension and worry. Add in changes in your…