It is a universal reality that we all want to be happy. Individuals may have different conceptions about what may make them happy based on their interests, values, and cultures, but what we all have in common, all across the world, is the desire to be happy. Since the topic of this blog post is gratitude, what is the connection …

Staying connected and engaging socially when physically different is a central part of our mental health. No matter your age, emotional connection is important. It’s especially important for our children. School-aged kids previously had built-in social opportunities five days a week. From the moment they got on the bus or stepped into the classroom, they were surrounded by peers. Now, …

The spread of COVID-19 has increased the need and demand for virtual mental health services. Not too long ago, telehealth was obscure to the majority of therapists, an uncharted territory we may have assumed we would never need to explore. Now, however, telehealth has become the primary (or only) means through which clinicians across the world can connect with their …

While we are spending more time together, it’s still very easy to disconnect. When you’re juggling school, work, kids with different needs, other family members, your partnership, pets, cooking, and everything else, it can feel almost impossible to do much other than survive. By the end of the day, you might find yourselves in separate corners of the house scrolling …