abNORMAL feelings

I keep hearing similar stories and accounts. "I shouldn't have anxiety, because I still have a job". "I shouldn't feel this way, because I'm able to work from home now". "I'm not sick, so I shouldn't feel anxious or depressed". It doesn't make sense... and truly, how could it?! When does the "worst case scenario" …

Play – It’s Magically Delicious {for your brain} and Fun {for all involved}!

We often associate difficult emotions with adulthood and talk therapy.  But what happens when you’re not an adult and you don't have the words or experiences to understand or verbalize what is going on?  That’s where play comes into the picture.   Play comes in many different shapes and sizes.  And dependent on your age, play …

Measuring Change – Conquering Mountains (pt. 2 of 2)

We left off climbing that mountain of change. There we were introduced to three specific scales  FREQUENCY - INTENSITY - DURATION.  So what exactly does measuring each of these scales look like, you ask? Great Question!  FREQUENCY. How often is the behavior occurring.  Progress here can be measured if the behavior is occurring less often …