Overcoming Your Sense of Separation

Posted By: on June 18, 2018
Simple Tips for Building a Life of Connection and Communication Loneliness can be surprisingly pervasive in today’s ultra-connected world. In spite of instant messaging, smartphones, and dating apps, many people still face the age-old problem of isolation. And the false expectations for what life “should be like,” fostered by media, social networks, and the stories we tell ourselves, certainly don’t help. In this article, we would like to offer you a few suggestions that may help you t

Integrated Care For Mind and Body

Posted By: on June 04, 2018
How Mental and Physical Health are Intertwined The World Health Organization (WHO) put it clearly when they released the statement that “there is no health without mental health.” Unfortunately, in spite of the advocacy of many important organizations such as WHO, there are still countless patients (and even some healthcare providers) who don’t fully understand how profound the connection between mental and physical health truly is. Let’s take a look at just a few of the ways that these

Understanding the Difference Between Psychiatry and Psychology

Posted By: on May 18, 2018
Psychologists and psychiatrists are both highly trained professionals who specialize in understanding the brain, emotions, feelings, and thoughts of their patients. Because of this, some people use the two terms interchangeably -- however, there are a few important differences between these professions: Psychiatrists are medical doctors Their post-graduate academic careers begin with medical school, followed by a medical residency and then further specialization in mental illness. Because of

A Few Mental Health Conditions that Psychiatry Can Help With

Posted By: on May 09, 2018
Do you believe that you may need to seek psychiatric treatment for a mental health condition that is affecting your life? If so, the best way of receiving a definitive answer to your questions is by expressing your concerns to your psychologist or general practitioner. That being said, this blog post is intended to be a quick summary of a few of the mental health conditions most commonly treated by psychiatrists. Mental Health Conditions Effectively Treated by Psychiatrists Anxiety. This is

Heart Centered Counseling Offers Psychiatry Services in Fort Collins and Loveland Offices

Posted By: on April 30, 2018
Heart Centered Counseling announces that their Fort Collins and Loveland offices now offer psychiatry services. Psychiatrist staff members are being added to better serve their clients’ needs.   Fort Collins, United States – Clients of Heart Centered Counseling can now receive psychiatry services in the Fort Collins and Loveland offices.   HCC is comprised of a team of experienced therapists dedicated to helping clients overcome obstacles, find peace of mind and return

Psychiatry and Counseling: How They Go Hand in Hand

Posted By: on April 25, 2018
Regardless of your current situation in life, talk therapy can help you achieve personal growth, emotional satisfaction, and greater self-understanding. For people who are currently undergoing psychiatric treatment, the benefits of counseling can be even greater. Here are a few of the most common reasons why people choose to pursue psychological counseling: They experience persistent symptoms of anxiety and/or depression and they would like to gain a deeper understanding of the emotional

Coming Out Of the Mental Illness Closet to Your Family

Posted By: on April 11, 2018
4 Tips on Opening Up About Your Mental Health StrugglesMany people who struggle with mental illness -- especially those who are “high functioning” -- experience a nagging feeling that they are living a lie. They feel bad inside, perhaps struggling with depression or anxiety, but don’t let the people around them know how they are doing. There are quite a few benefits to opening up about your mental illness, as this article from Reach Out discusses. If you have made the decision to “come o

Talking To Someone You Fear May Be Suicidal

Posted By: on March 29, 2018
4 Recommendations from Counseling Professionals.  Addressing the topic of suicide can be intimidating -- but opting not to shy away from such a difficult conversation is a mark of true friendship, and it could literally save a life. Before initiating such a discussion, however, you may wish to arm yourself with a few psychological tools that can help you form a deeper connection with the person you are trying to help. Here are four tips that can help:1. Practice Active Listening.Giving the spe

What People Do to Recover from Sexual Abuse

Posted By: on March 15, 2018
 Sexual abuse is one of the most traumatic things that can happen to a person. Sexual abuse taints the sex life of the survivor, sometimes destroying what is meant to give them pleasure and they are supposed to enjoy. When people are unable to recover from sexual abuse, they can have difficulty creating healthy, fulfilling relationships. This is what some people do to recover from sexual abuse.Seek Professional Help and Support from Loved OnesRecovery from sexual abuse is easier with help.

Dealing With Relationship Anxiety

Posted By: on March 07, 2018
 Being in a relationship can make us feel vulnerable. You are opening yourself up to someone emotionally and that can cause stress, especially if you have been hurt in previous relationships.While some anxiety is a relationship is normal, sometimes it can become overwhelming or even harmful to you or your relationship. If you feel that you are experiencing anxiety that could be damaging in some way, you may want to find practical ways of easing your anxiety and working through the stress th