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Behavioral Health

Modeling Self-Care for Your Children

Recently, a parent expressed to me feelings of guilt following an attempt to complete a workout at the gym. The workout was derailed by the innocent request of a 5 year old who wanted to snuggle.


April is IBS Awareness Month

Did you know April is irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) awareness month?

April 15, 2019 | Nickie Kaetzel RDN, LD


The Importance of Positive Interactions

How do you feel when someone says something nice to you or about you? How do you feel after exchanging a hug with a person you care about?

April 11, 2019 | Rachel Velishek, LPCC


Chronic Wounds

Chronic wounds affect 6.7 million people in the United States with that number rising at an expected rate of 2-percent annually over the next decade. Chronic wounds are most common in individuals over 60 so as the population ages and rates of diseases such as diabetes and obesity rise, so do the incidences of chronic wounds.

April 08, 2019 | Dr. Marc Dolce


Understanding Self-Injury

All behaviors have a motive. Self-injury behavior is no different. Self-injury, also known as self-harm, self-mutilation, or self-abuse occurs when an individual intentionally and repeatedly harms themselves without intending to be lethal. An estimated 15 percent of teens report engaging in some form of self-injury. I believe those numbers are not a true reflection since not everyone reports self-injury.

April 04, 2019 | Rachel Velishek, LPCC