Spotlight Series: Meet Latania J. Franklin

What made you decide to become a mental health provider? While my mother always worked and provided for our family, we sometimes needed help from public assistant agencies. Before being provided with resources, my mother and I would have to meet with our family’s case worker. At the time, I identified our case worker as […]

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Parenting Tips for Bullied Teens

Parenting Tips for Bullied Teens

Written by Jordan Meehan, LCSW Bullying has changed dramatically with the prevalence of technology and social media in teens’ lives. Have you ever sensed that something was just “off” one day with your teen? Take Eric and his mother for example. One day, Eric came home from band practice and sat down to start his […]

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Noha Khalifa, LCPC, NCC

Spotlight Series: Meet Noha Khalifa

What made you decide to become a mental health provider? Growing up as a middle child influenced my path to becoming a mental health provider because it shaped my understanding and appreciation of being heard. I have a natural ability to empathize, listen, and genuinely care about other people.  During high school, I took my […]

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Fall Is Better Than New Year’s for Making Real Change in Your Life

Fall Is Better Than New Year’s for Making Real Change in Your Life

Article contribution in Verily Magazine for Fall Is Better Than New Year’s for Making Real Change in Your Life by Katie Jackson-Griffin, LCPC. For most of us, Fall is spent enjoying everything pumpkin and prepping for the holidays. We won’t think about new workout routines—or a dating life overhaul—until after New Years. But resolution-making is gaining traction at […]

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Katie Jackson-Griffin, LCPC

Spotlight Series: Meet Katie Jackson-Griffin

What made you decide to become a mental health provider? In high school, I took an introductory psychology course and became fascinated with how our brains work. I explored this further in college and became even more intrigued. The information also paired well with my natural ability to be a good listener and my drive […]

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Managing and Preventing Anxiety

Written by Stephanie Grunewald, PhD Have you ever felt tense, restless, or on edge? Perhaps you cannot stop your mind from considering endless “what-if” scenarios. You feel your body getting warmer, your heart beating faster, and your breath getting shallower. This overwhelming sensation between mind and body can feel so suffocating or make you feel […]

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