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Movie Therapy For Your Mental Health

Cinematherapy, also known as movie therapy or film therapy, is a fascinating approach that uses movies and films to promote emotional well-being, self-reflection, and personal growth. Let’s delve into the world of cinematherapy: What Is Cinematherapy? Cinematherapy involves intentionally selecting and watching movies with the purpose of improving mental health, enhancing self-awareness, and addressing emotional issues. It recognizes […]

Sometimes 988, Sometimes Yurk Counseling Services

There is a new lifeline for mental health (Call 988) to call for help, starting today, July 16. The lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones. Please use this wonderful resource in times of need. See more about it here: […]

From Student To Intern

Ariana Anderson

T Until you start an internship, you have no true grasp of what it takes to maintain a balance between sympathy and professional objectivity, or how important it is to listen to every single word uttered by the client, ask the right questions, and derive the appropriate treatment plan. However, very quickly into the internship […]

Stay Mentally Healthy

While we have had to change most of our normal activities, one thing should not change–taking care of your mental health. Actually, this is the time to prioritize it. Even if you are not panicking right now about the coronavirus pandemic, we are all especially vulnerable to stress, anxiety, excessive worry, depression, and feelings of […]

Self Harm

Many people harm themselves by smoking, drinking or working too much, but some people engage in more extreme self injury by deliberately cutting, burning, scraping or bruising themselves. People who self injure are not necessarily suicidal; rather it may be “I don’t want to die, I just need to get rid of these terrible feelings.” […]

Is Your Teen 1 in 3?

A hallmark of being a teenager is navigating relationships with parents, friends, and peers as well as establishing healthy boundaries to maintain these relationships. I don’t know about you, but I didn’t learn how to do this in school and according to my HS student clients, they are aren’t either. What is a healthy relationship? […]

September: Suicide Is Preventable

  Suicide Prevention Month Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the US. Suicide was the 2nd leading cause of death for people ages 10-34 in the US in 2017. On average, 1 person dies by suicide every 11 minutes in the US. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and questioning youth are almost 5 times […]

Reserve Your Tickets for “Reach,” a Movie About Suicide Awareness

“Reach,” a movie about suicide awareness is coming to town on June 5 if 33 more tickets can be sold! Click on the link below to purchase your tickets now! Here is a short summary of the movie: Socially awkward band geek, Steven Turano, divulges to a pro-suicide chat group that he’s planning on killing […]

A Tale of Two Happys

I am so pleased to have permission to share these poems by a teenage male client of mine, who recently intervened to save someone from a suicide attempt. He writes two poems, from the perspectives of himself and his friend. They are beautifully compassionate and insightful! Happy Your happy. Your doing fine. Your in a […]