03 Sep 2020

Abigail Maher, M.A.

Abigail Maher, M.A.
Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern Abby earned her Masters degree from Northwestern University where she specialized in working with the LGBTQIA+ population. In addition to her clinical work Abby is an active volunteer with The...
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05 Aug 2020
Tips on Taking Care of Mental Health
Mental health issues affect nearly 15% of the population. This data can be alarming, considering that 2/3 of those diagnosed with mental disorder remains untreated. While mental disorders are sometimes caused by chemical imbalance in...
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02 Aug 2020
Two Herbs that Help with Mental Distress
We often hear of how well plants, especially herbs, can help increase the effectiveness of the body's immune system. Mental distress is often caused by an imbalance in part of the brain. While no herbs...
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01 Aug 2020

Overview of Mental Health Counseling

Overview of Mental Health Counseling
Mental health counseling or clinical counseling is a practice in psychology that helps relieve psychological disorders or distress by promoting personal development. It also practices psychotherapy, consultation, forensic investigation specifically forensic testimony, formulation, implementation and...
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30 Jul 2020
Stress Management Through Aromatherapy
Stress management is very important especially to those people who get stressed easily. Today, there are so many techniques of managing stress. Some of which include cognitive therapy, meditation, autogenic training, exercise, deep breathing, conflict...
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29 Jul 2020

What Causes Poly-Behavioral Addiction?

What Causes Poly-Behavioral Addiction?
The reasons for initially trying different socially acceptable legal drugs (e.g. alcohol, cigarettes, etc.), and/ or illegal drugs, or for that matter any addictive behavior involvement (e.g. gambling, binge-eating, etc.) are multi-factored (e.g. peer-pressure, boredom,...
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25 Jul 2020
Sexual Attraction – Addiction or Intimacy?
Megan asked the following questions in one of our phone sessions: Over and over, when Iím really attracted to a man and I sleep with him fairly early in the relationship, I discover that he...
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23 Jul 2020

Signs of an Addiction

Signs of an Addiction
Addictions come in many forms. Itís important to recognize the signs of addictions in order to seek out help before the problem becomes to large. Some different types of Addictions are: Caffeine addiction, nicotine addiction,...
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21 Jul 2020

Love Addiction and Approval Addiction

Love Addiction and Approval Addiction
In my experience as a counselor for a number of years, I have found that love addiction and approval addiction are far more prevalent than any other substance or process addictions. We live in a...
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