The Importance of Mental Health

Thinking about going to therapy, but not sure how to find the right therapist? June Consultation Group: Working with Teens Date and Time Tues, June 28, 2022 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM PDT Add to calendar Location Ethera 19712 Macarthur Blvd., Ste. 100, Irvine, CA 92612 View Map

How to Find a Therapist When Your College Counseling Center is Full

Thinking about going to therapy, but not sure how to find the right therapist? How to Find a Therapist When Your College Counseling Center is Full The Stress of College Life  ​College can be overwhelming: The pressure of academic demands, while at the same time being thrown off by your routine, such as irregular sleep and figuring out […]

How Does Therapy Help Trauma?

Thinking about going to therapy, but not sure how to find the right therapist? How Does Therapy Help Trauma? What is it?  A trauma is when an individual experiences, witnesses, or hears about a situation that was distressing, disturbing, or dangerous. There are many types of traumas; some examples include:  A natural disaster, such as […]

Emotional Hangover

Thinking about going to therapy, but not sure how to find the right therapist? Emotional Hangover What is it?  An emotional hangover is when an individual feels emotionally and mentally fatigued after a distressing event.    When does this happen?  Social Interactions: Social interactions are events and situations where an individual talks to or gets together […]

Coping with Depression

Thinking about going to therapy, but not sure how to find the right therapist? Coping with Depression What is it?  An individual experiencing depression experiences sadness and/or a lack of desire most of the time for at least two weeks.  How to Cope  Recognize the signs and symptoms: Each individual can experience depression differently. They […]

Comparison is a Thief of Joy

Thinking about going to therapy, but not sure how to find the right therapist? Comparison is a Thief of Joy What is it?  A comparison is when a person examines how similar or different they are in relation to other people. Comparisons can be made in multiple different ways; some examples are:  What they do […]

Comparative Suffering

Thinking about going to therapy, but not sure how to find the right therapist? Comparative Suffering What is it?  Comparative suffering is when a person compares their pain with the pain of someone else.    What happens?  Comparative suffering could go in one of two directions:  A person notices their pain or struggle then thinks […]

Benefits of Group Therapy For Teens

Thinking about going to therapy, but not sure how to find the right therapist? Benefits of Group Therapy for Teens What is it and how does it work?  Group therapy for teens includes at least one therapist and multiple teen group members who meet at the same time.  Some teen groups are divided between younger teens and older teens, as […]