Coping with Unpleasant Emotions

Coping with Unpleasant Emotions written by Rebecca Suffness, PhD Imagine that your teen is mad that you won’t let her go to a party with friends. Imagine that your child is sad because you stepped … Read more

Camp Courage Reflections: Part II

Camp Courage Reflections: Part II written by: Mary Katherine Callaway, LMSW There is nothing more heart-warming than witnessing children and teens cheer one another on with giddy enthusiasm, encourage their peers to overcome their fears … Read more

Summer Psychological Assessment

10 Reasons for a Summer Psychological Assessment for Kids and Teens written by Dr. Erika Vivyan A Psychological Assessment is often a critical component of one’s journey toward mental well-being.  These evaluations provide information about … Read more

Camp Courage Reflections: Part I

Camp Courage Reflections: Part I written by: Misti Nicholson, PsyD My favorite Mother’s Day gift is the ubiquitous “All About My Mom” fill-in-the-blank books that my kids make at school every year. It warms my … Read more

Youth Depression

Detecting Depression in Youths We all know the classic image of someone with depression. You see it in commercials, television shows and movies. He or she feels sad all the time, cannot get out of … Read more


Feel Like You Are Spinning Your Wheels? Try S.M.A.R.T. Goals! Written by: Dr. Samantha Myhre Picture this: It is January 1 and you are excited about the upcoming year. You think about all of the … Read more

How to Get Better Sleep

Tips for Improved Sleep Sleep is something we all have in common. It is essential for promoting physical, mental, and emotional health. However, lots of people struggle to get their Z’s in and sleep problems … Read more

Tips for Managing Holiday Stress

Tips for Managing Holiday Stress by Dr. Alina Khomenko It’s that time of year again! For many of us, the holiday season that brings joy, nostalgia, and magic, also brings with it stress and anxiety. With … Read more

What is Selective Mutism

Selective Mutism is an anxiety-disorder of childhood where a child demonstrates an inability to speak in certain social environments. A child may have difficulty speaking in one environment (speaks at home, but not at school) … Read more

Is my Teen Just Being a Teenager?

Is my Teen Just Being a Teenager? By Lauren Garfield, LMFT Your teen has withdrawn to their room, the light is off, their face illuminated by the glow of their phone. You bravely pop your … Read more

Mental Health Apps for Anxiety

Written by Dr. Alina Khomenko With technology continuously and steadily evolving, various ways of helping people that are struggling with mental health issues are surfacing through the use of self-help and therapy applications (apps). Many … Read more

Promoting Mental Wellness in the Classroom

10 Tips for Teachers: Promoting Mental Wellness in the Classroom by: Dr. Samantha Myhre  Understanding the emotional and behavioral needs of each student can feel overwhelming. Check out these tips to help promote mental wellness … Read more

Book Recommendations For Anxiety

Books For Adults Gratitude Diaries By: Janice Kaplan When we deal with anxiety, we may find our thinking patterns to be more on the negative side. This book combines personal experience of the author with … Read more

Austin OCD Event

With OCD Awareness Week approaching, we are thrilled to announce a special showing of UNSTUCK and The Noise in Your Head. Following the show, we will host a Q&A where we will be answering all … Read more