How to Find a Therapist

Thinking about going to therapy, but not sure how to find the right therapist? How to Find a Therapist And how to find the right therapist with Ethera. Thinking about going to therapy, but not sure how to find the right therapist? As mental health becomes more commonly discussed, more people are considering seeing a […]

Goals vs Value Driven Life

What is it? What is the difference?  Goals are what you want to complete, achieve, have, or get in the future. Some examples include: Goals vs Value Drive Life What is it? What is the difference? Goals are what you want to complete, achieve, have, or get in the future. Some examples include: Obtaining an ideal job Graduating […]

Self-care is not just face masks and bubble baths

The term self-care is usually understood as wellness practices, such as taking breaks, doing yoga, engaging in meditation, drinking green juice, using face masks, and taking bubble baths.  Self-care is not just face masks and bubble baths What is it?The term self-care is usually understood as wellness practices, such as taking breaks, doing yoga, engaging […]

Reducing Anxiety: Coping Skills

A coping skill is a technique or strategy that is used when anxiety occurs. Reducing Anxiety:  Coping Skills A coping skill is a technique or strategy that is used when anxiety occurs.  Anxiety can feel overwhelming and overpowering. Individuals might feel like they have a loss of control and do not know how to respond to what they’re experiencing. Coping skills provide the […]

Analysis Paralysis and Anxiety

Overanalyzing or excessively thinking can lead to feeling stuck or paralyzed. Analysis Paralysis and Anxiety   What is it? Overanalyzing or excessively thinking can lead to feeling stuck or paralyzed.  Although the individual intends to come to a decision or solution, the individual is stuck in their thoughts and unable to. The analysis paralysis process is an endless loop […]

How Does Therapy Help Depression?

An individual experiencing depression experiences sadness and/or a lack of desire most of the time. How does therapy help depression?  What is it? An individual experiencing depression experiences sadness and/or a lack of desire most of the time.  The individual might also feel disconnected from others, experience low motivation or a lack of interest in […]

Why don’t therapists take insurance?

One common question individuals have when contacting therapists for services is, “Do you take insurance?” Why don’t therapists take insurance? One common question individuals have when contacting therapists for services is, “Do you take insurance?” If the therapist answers, “No,” this might lead to feelings of confusion and frustration.  You might be left wondering why.    Why don’t […]

How Does Therapy Help?

How Does Therapy Help? Therapy is a safe space to explore and work through difficult or painful emotions and experiences.  A therapist listens to your struggle and assists you in a gentle, compassionate, and non-judgmental manner.  Your therapist is an expert of the human mind and you are the expert of your experiences. Together, you […]

Benefits of Group Therapy

What is Group Therapy? Group therapy includes at least one therapist and multiple group members who meet at the same time.  Group therapy can be for specific ages, such as children, teens, or adults, as well as for those who share a common challenge or struggle, such as grief/loss, parenting, communication skills, LGBT+, or mental illness, to name a few. The […]

How Does Therapy Help Anxiety?

What is it? Where does it come from? Anxiety is an automatic response to stress.  In fact, humans evolved to worry about safety, which helped us to steer clear of any threat, prepare for future danger, and ultimately, survive. Some amount of anxiety is natural and can be helpful. Experiencing nervousness before public speaking is normal and can help the person prepare for their presentation. Increased hypervigilance […]