Archive for the ‘Uncategorized’ Category

Happy Birthday to me!

 

Sharing my birthday with my readers!  Thank you!

5 Things I Say Most in a Therapy Session

 

Deep listening is deeply healing (istock/izusek)

1. This is not a quick fix. I think it’s funny when programs promise great big “breakthrough” or “aha!” moments where you suddenly become this new person or jump up and down on the couch in ecstatic realization. Anyone of you who have been through therapy know this is just not how it is…

Therapy is actually deep, slow personal work. It’s a long, slow process of growth. And you can do the therapy for a while, take break and do life with this new perspective for a while and then come back to it again.

Read the rest of this entry »

How Affective Neuroscience and Depression Relate

 

Healthy early relationships strengthens brain and emotional health !

Healthy early relationships strengthens brain and emotional health !

David Goss, Psy.D., in an article published in the March 2015 issue of Counseling Psychology Review, investigates how therapy can positively impact a depressed person’s brain biology.

Read the rest of this entry »

Hillary Clinton’s Mental Health Statement

Hillary ClintonFor the fall of the 2016 Presidential campaign, I’m reviewing the candidates’ policies on mental health, a topic close to my heart, as a practicing Licensed Professional Counselor. I’ve been slugging away in the trenches for quite some time.  In addition, mental health is an important issue for us all as citizens of the world…as depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, according to the World Health Organization.

(For this longest election cycle ever, I’ve had to use my mindfulness, emotional regulation and news fasting skills this fall as my sanity is important to me.) Sigh..ok, moving on…

Read the rest of this entry »

#WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY

WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY

SEPTEMBER 10, 2016

suicide hotline

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Read the rest of this entry »

#StopSuicide & DBT Distress Tolerance Skills Overview

#STOPSUICIDE

I’m blogging about Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT).

DistressTolerance Sign

My last post was a general overview about what DBT is and the people DBT can help.

Read the rest of this entry »

What is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) ?

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Overview

KeepCalmDBTSkills

DBT Background

Read the rest of this entry »

Book Review: Dancing on the Edge of Sanity by Ana Clare Rouds

Dancing on the Edge of Sanity

asks once again

How Often Must We Ask for Sensitive Care?

 

It’s easy to connect with Ana Clare Rouds’ personal story of the reality of motherhood in her book, Dancing on the Edge of Sanity. She shares her personal story about her experience with postpartum depression, anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder, and she eloquently brings out several issues.

Read the rest of this entry »

Harness your thoughts for a happiness exercise

HELP_SIGN_XSmall

Do you believe that what you think can affect your life?

Does this sound a bit new ag-y, too woo-woo, too out there?

Actually, there is scientific evidence that we tend to dwell on the same old thoughts day after day and this has a powerful effect on how we see ourselves and how we are in relation to others. Read the rest of this entry »

Kathy is on LinkedIn Kathy is on Facebook Kathy is on Twitter Email Kathy Morelli

Perinatal Mental Health
Mindbody Pregnancy Tool!
Mindbody Partner Support in the NICU
SIGN UP FOR MY NEWSLETTER!

Blog Categories
Inquiring Minds Are Never Without Kindle!
Amazon – Biggest Store on Planet Earth!
Blog Archives