Why You Might Want a Therapist

 Why You Might Want a Therapist ABT Counseling’s Darnell Barnes enjoys her work because she gets to watch people change and get healthy. “I often liken therapy to the idea of being in a difficult situation, crossing a river in the middle of rapids....

FRIDAY REPRINT – Mental Health and COVID from KFF

 FRIDAY REPRINT -- The Implications of COVID-19 for Mental Health and Substance Use The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic recession have negatively affected many people’s mental health and created new barriers for people already suffering from...

COVID-19 Stressing You Out 2

 COVID-19 Stressing You Out?    COVID-19 has caused widespread isolation and job loss. Both of those are significant factors in anxiety, depression, stress, and other mental health issues. It may also lead to substance abuse. Numerous studies show...

COVID-19 Stressing You Out?

 COVID-19 Stressing You Out? You Are Not Alone.     COVID-19 has caused widespread isolation and job loss. Both of those are significant factors in anxiety, depression, stress, and other mental health issues. It may also lead to substance abuse....

FRIDAY REPRINT — The Importance of Starting Therapy

 The Importance of Therapy, Even If You’re Not Ready   by Tamara Stevens Starting therapy can be a daunting task, especially if you don’t feel ready. When life goes wrong, it’s hard to imagine piling on another stressful task. On the other hand, when life...

Sometimes you just need someone to walk with you.

 Sometimes you just need someone to walk with you on the journey.   Let’s face it. Life is a journey that can be full of struggles and stress. And today’s challenges seem to be intensified in a COVID-19 world. Financial hardships. Summer...

Margaret Adams on the Many Facets of Counseling

 Margaret Adams on the Many Facets of Counseling ABT Counseling’s Margaret Adams, a resident counselor, enjoys the variety of seeing different patients, each going through their own unique situation. For more info about Margaret or to schedule an...

FRIDAY REPRINTS — Telehealth Is Here to Stay

 Online Therapy, Booming During the Coronavirus Pandemic, May Be Here to Stay Mental health flows from the ceramic jug psychotherapist Lori Gottlieb keeps on her desk. There’s nothing special about the jug—a minor accessory in an office designed with the sort...

Telehealth During a Pandemic

 Telehealth during a Pandemic Let’s say you need to see your therapist. But you also take care of an elderly parent and you’re very concerned about their physical health. Protecting them as well as taking care of your mental healthcare can be...