The holiday season is an exciting time of year. However, many people dread the holiday season because they don’t have good relationships with family, holidays bring up bad memories from childhood or the death of significant loved. Also, holidays might be challenging if you aren’t able to be near the people you cherish most. Thanksgiving

There are some forms of depression that can be managed with natural remedies. Many people are hesitant to take psychotropic meds for depression due to side effects or the overall impact the medications can have on your body. Natural remedies are often overlooked as a way to manage symptoms of depression. In this post, I

Postpartum Counseling According to the CDC, 1 in 8 women experience postpartum depression/anxiety. At Kaleidoscope Counseling we help mothers cope with the challenges of parenting, postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety and challenges with managing being a mother along with other life responsibilities. Having depression and anxiety during pregnancy and after pregnancy is common, but not often discussed.

What Election Stress Is If you find yourself feeling anxious, stressed, sleepless, depressed or simply overwhelmed with anger following the election you are not alone. Post Election anxiety has been reported by many people of all ages and ethnicities.  Long term anxiety has many physical effects on the body as well as the mind. Prolonged

Determining What Behaviors You Would Most Like to Change Whether your symptoms of ADHD have recently been diagnosed or if you have struggled with the same symptoms for a number of years it is possible to function in a healthy relationship with your partner. The popular saying that someone “can’t see the forest for the

Anxiety and its Trickle Down Effect Nature versus nurture is a timeless topic in the arena of mental health. However, one thing is for certain: like all aspects of health, mental health can affect your parenting. Do you remember when your baby would cry, if you raised your voice or laughed really loud? Children are

What Really Happens in Family Therapy? As an individual and family therapist, I’ve had lots of parents call my office in distress looking for help but not knowing what to expect from counseling. “Do I bring my problem child in first” “Does dad have to be there too?” Are just a few of the questions