Bad Habits or Coping Skills?

Folks tend to feel quite a bit of shame when they talk with their medical providers about their ‘bad’ habits.  How they:  Drink too much  Watch too much TV or mainline Netflix Vape or smoke  Use recreational substances  Eat mostly takeout or pre-prepared foods  Don’t exercise regularly Have a sketchy sleep schedule…. You get the … Read more

Genetic Testing for Mental Health Care

Genetic testing can play a significant role in establishing successful mental health treatment.

We are fortunate to live in a time that recognizes the connection between our physical and mental wellness because that wasn’t always the case. With this growing understanding, we have more and more tools at our disposal to help navigate mental health concerns. One exciting key to this wellness puzzle is the power of genetic … Read more

Why You Don’t Need a Crisis To See a Counselor

Mental wellness doesn't require a crisis first. Get the support you need whenever you need it.

​​Counseling is an excellent resource when dealing with situations such as trauma, a death in the family, or a significant depressive period. But counseling can provide much more beyond acute support through a difficult life event. It can serve all of us in many ways, regardless of circumstances. It’s important to know that you don’t … Read more

The Powerful Connection Between Movement and Mental Health

The connection between movement and mental health is incredibly important.

As spring is about to give way to summer, many people want to get outside and move a little more than they may have been. School is wrapping up, schedules are shifting, and vacation days are approaching. If you feel the urge to add more exercise into your days, there’s a reason for it. There … Read more

3 Long-Term Benefits of Acupuncture on Mental Health

Acupuncture offers a lot of mental health benefits.

Mental health treatment has changed drastically in recent generations, thankfully. We have moved past drastic and harmful forms of “care” and now enjoy many modalities that can support optimal mental health. From counseling to massage therapy, there are many choices available. One exciting development has been discovering the long-term benefits of acupuncture for mental well-being. … Read more

Group Spotlight: ReWild

ReWild: Adventure Therapy with Dan Oregon is home to scenic coastline, high desert, triumphant mountains, lush forests, joyful waterfalls, magnificent rivers, and more shades of green than one previously thought possible. The state itself is almost half forest (48 percent, according to oregon.gov). Oregon offers a multitude of activities to enjoy the state’s beauty year … Read more