Pine Rest Seeks to Meet Critical Need with New COVID-19 Psychiatric Unit

Caring For Yourself When There’s Traumatic News

Caring For Yourself When There’s Traumatic News

Disturbing and traumatic news of terrorism, violence and natural disasters can lead to PSTD-like symptoms. Learn how to recognize the signs and care for yourself.

Tips for Managing Depression During the 2020 COVID Holiday Season

Tips for Managing Depression During the 2020 COVID Holiday Season

The holiday season can be emotionally taxing, especially for those who struggle with depression. This year’s COVID pandemic has made the 2020 holiday season particularly difficult. Many of us are grieving over traditions which won’t happen this year. Maybe we…

Self-Care Tips to Help You Embrace the 2020 Holiday Season

Self-Care Tips to Help You Embrace the 2020 Holiday Season

The holidays are here—a time when self-care tends to fly out the window as we fill up our calendar with parties, shopping, concerts, church events and more. But, of course, this year the holidays will look very different for all…

Thanksgiving Blessings in a Difficult Year

Thanksgiving Blessings in a Difficult Year

What a different Thanksgiving Day this year’s will be! COVID-19 has changed everything. All of us have experienced significant losses in 2020. By now our list of losses may be longer than our list of thanks. Adding the loss of…

How to Count Your Blessings When You’re Feeling Depressed

How to Count Your Blessings When You’re Feeling Depressed

“What if I just don’t have any blessings to count this holiday season?” Thanksgiving and the holiday season that follows represents an opportunity to count our blessings and have an attitude of gratitude. But for people experiencing difficult life circumstances…

Self-Care for Stressful Times

Self-Care for Stressful Times
Life is extraordinarily challenging this year, so it’s more important than ever to be intentional about your self-care. Not to be confused with selfishness or self-indulgence, self-care allows us to be resilient in stressful times AND be there for those...

Postpartum in a Pandemic: You Are Not Alone

Postpartum in a Pandemic: You Are Not Alone

New motherhood looks very different in the midst of COVID-19. Heather Kiel, LMSW, had her second baby in March 2020 and knows the challenges first hand. In this article, she offers insights on coping with PMAD during the pandemic both from a mother’s perspective and a PMAD therapist’s.