Managing Your Mental Health in a Pandemic

Managing your Mental Health in a Pandemic By Sarah R. Coates, LCMHC, NCC When asked to write about navigating your mental health in the COVID pandemic, I found myself confronting my own fears, doubts and uncertainties.  It’s all we’ve been talking about since March....

HOW TO HAVE AN INTIMATE ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIP

HOW TO HAVE AN INTIMATE ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIP by Olatunde Howard, MA, LMFT One of the most sought after things in life is an intimate romantic relationship. I have experienced this personally; and I continue to experience it as a consistent therapeutic goal of my...

Getting to Know Someone

Getting to Know Someone by Olatunde Howard, MA, LMFT How long does it take to “get to know someone?”  Really.  Before we even answer that question, what does it even mean to actually know another person?  I’ve thought about this based on a recent conversation, a...

Boundaries and Connection during COVID 19

Boundaries and Connection during COVID 19 by Allison Ernest, LMFT We are only a little over a week into restructuring our whole lives within the space of our homes and already a few things have become abundantly clear.  We are likely scared, anxious, lonely,...

Are You “Too Sensitive?”

ARE YOU “TOO SENSITIVE?” by Olatunde Howard, MA, LMFT Or too serious…or too intense…or too focused…or too anything? I am. At least that’s what I’ve been told most of my life. In fact, my girlfriend in Jr. High broke up with me because she said I was...
The One Thing Necessary for Couples to Make It

The One Thing Necessary for Couples to Make It

The One Thing Necessary for Couples to Make It by Olatunde Howard, MA, LMFT I love working with couples.  It’s an honor for me to share in their world for a little less than an hour.  They can be fun to watch and listen to.  It can also be torturous, depending on the...