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Mental Health Awareness
Amanda Goslin, MA, TLMFT

Understanding and Enforcing Boundaries

The truth is, establishing and enforcing your boundaries is an act of kindness. It prevents you from having the feelings of resentment or annoyance toward people important to you. It also allows you to respect your own needs which in turn create a healthier you.

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Authentic Self
Sejal Patel, LMFT

Finding Your Authentic Self

Authenticity is linked to happiness and it is also the foundation of creating healthy relationships. We can cultivate authenticity and live true to our own personality, spirit, and character at any moment.

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Couples Communication
Rachel Van Wickle, LMFT

Couples Communication: Assuming Positive Intentions

The wonderful thing about this method is that it requires no speaking and no special skills. It doesn’t even require your partner to be present! But I have seen over and over again that it can truly change and significantly improve the nature of communication in a relationship.

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Foster care
Children and Mental Health
McKenzie Grimm, LMSW

How to Support Children in Foster Care

Mental health disorders tend to be prevalent in foster families, either biologically or due to stressful environmental factors. Some studies indicate that update to 80% of foster children suffer with significant mental health disorders.

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Mental Health and Pregnancy
Maternal Mental Health

Mental Health Medications and Pregnancy

If a mother’s anxiety goes untreated throughout her entire pregnancy, she is likely releasing high amounts of cortisol. Also known as the stress hormone. In turn, this affects her baby. Potential complications include prematurity and low birth weight.

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Connor School Refusal
Children and Mental Health
Kara Larson

What is School Refusal?

By Fall of 2019 he had officially dropped out and was not doing any more schooling. My son who was a ‘straight A’ student who loved to learn. What happened?

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Mental Health Awareness
Jacob Christenson, PhD, LMFT

Make it OK to not be OK in the workplace

Employers should be proactive instead of reactive. This means eliminating those areas of concern that contribute to poor mental health instead of waiting for burnout and turnover to happen.

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Mental Health Awareness
Megan Conrad LMHC, NCC

My Decade-Long Narcolepsy Diagnosis

I began to fall asleep at inappropriate times. For instance, during class, on the bus, before dinner, after dinner, etc. As a result, my parents and I became more concerned. I eventually saw doctors and therapists to work on improving my sleep.

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