Fear vs. Anxiety Part 1: The Difference Between Them and Coping Skills for Both

Fear and anxiety. These are common issues that I see a lot of as a mental health counselor. These present in different ways. For example, some individuals may come in with "stress" that is happening with something right this minute. Some individuals may come in worried about something that happens in the future. Some individuals … Continue reading Fear vs. Anxiety Part 1: The Difference Between Them and Coping Skills for Both

Chronic Mental Illness: Accepting What Is and Committing to What Can Be

Disclosure: I have not mentioned any identifying information of past or current clients. A few of the main issues I typically see as a university counselor are depression and anxiety. This is what some refer to as "the common cold" of mental health in general and specifically with college students. Probably about 75% of my … Continue reading Chronic Mental Illness: Accepting What Is and Committing to What Can Be