Tips for Talking to Someone You Think is Self-Harming

Tips for Talking to Someone You Think is Self-Harming

Tips for Talking to Someone You Think is Self-Harming
The majority of people who self-harm carry great shame regarding their method for managing emotions. Therefore, there are not clear statistics on the prevalence self-harm. However, estimates range from 13-24% of the population. Self-harm typically begins in adolescence and the...

Having a Happy Spouse Could Be Good for Your Health

Having a Happy Spouse Could Be Good for Your Health

Having a happy spouse may be related to better health, at least among middle-aged and older adults, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association. In [the study], researchers found that people with happy spouses were much more…

Adjusting to Your Spouse’s Family Culture

Adjusting to Your Spouse’s Family Culture
Falling in love, dating and marrying is a journey many of us readily embrace. This road is often traveled with very few bumps along the way. However, becoming a part of your spouse’s family, learning the new family rules and...

Is Postpartum Depression Real?

Is Postpartum Depression Real?

Postpartum depression and other perinatal mood and anxiety disorders are real. And, like any other medical disease, there are treatments that help.

Play Therapy: Play is the Language of Children

Play Therapy: Play is the Language of Children
Amanda Shaneberger, MA, LPC, a Registered Play Therapist at the Pine Rest Northwest Clinic answers some frequently asked questions about play therapy and its role in treating children.   What exactly is play therapy? Play therapy helps children solve their...