Mental Health Topics

We have put together a series of helpful advice that we hope helps you to capture some information and skills to help you learn more about mental health and how to achieve a better life balance.

When Is Sibling Conflict A Mental Health Concern?

When Is Sibling Conflict A Mental Health Concern?

According to the 2023 Census Bureau, the vast majority of children have a sibling, statistics being as high as seventy-nine percent. Sibling relationships may be the longest-lasting relationships in our lives, but that is not to say that any sibling relationship is...

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Website Review: American Psychiatric Association (APA)

Website Review: American Psychiatric Association (APA)

This week’s website review is of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) website. This website has a wealth of resources for both professionals and individuals seeking knowledge and support. About American Psychiatric Association (APA) The American Psychiatric...

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Learning From Grief

Learning From Grief

According to the American Psychological Association, grief is defined as the anguish experienced after a significant loss, usually the death of a beloved person. Grief affects everyone differently but we can all learn from the grieving process. Regardless of who we...

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What Is Mindfulness-Based Therapy?

What Is Mindfulness-Based Therapy?

The formal definition of Mindfulness-Based Therapy is: “Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) was developed by Segal, Williams and Teasdale. MBCT helps people become aware of their thoughts, feelings and bodily sensations and learn to accept them, without...

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How Can Career Counseling Benefit Second Career Adults?

How Can Career Counseling Benefit Second Career Adults?

Rarely does our first job stay our permanent career for the entirety of our working life. In fact, it’s estimated that the average person has twelve jobs in their lifetime (U.S. Bureau of Statistics, 2023). Additionally, the Covid-19 pandemic had a great impact on job...

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Get To Know The Garrett Counseling Team: Counselor Lee

Get To Know The Garrett Counseling Team: Counselor Lee

This week on the blog, our team sat down with Counselor Lee to help you learn more about him and his counseling approach to counseling. Interviewer: Tell us a little about where you are from. Counselor Lee: I am from Boaz, Alabama. I was born in Birmingham, but I...

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Building & Maintaining Friendships As An Adult

Building & Maintaining Friendships As An Adult

When we’re young, it often seems like making friends is second nature to us. We are going through the same social experiences as our peers, and naturally we tend to gravitate towards some of those around us and make lasting friendships. But what about when we become...

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