Suicide Awareness

Coping With A Loved One’s Trauma—How can you help?

Coping With A Loved One’s Trauma—How can you help?

In attending a seminar on trauma at the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association (FMHCA) annual conference last year, one statement stuck with me: 

Depression and Suicide—Everything you say and do affects somebody else.

Depression and Suicide—Everything you say and do affects somebody else.

Growing up, I was always told by my parents to be home by supper. As soon as the school bus dropped me off, I was out the door with my bike, riding around, 

A Counselor’s Review on Loneliness—What can you do?

A Counselor’s Review on Loneliness—What can you do?

When my monthly magazine subscription of Psychology Today came in the mail, the main title stood out to me more than others—The Loneliness Cure—How to Make Connections That Count, by Jennifer Latson. I have seen my clients go through divorces, grieve losses,

The end of a relationship sucks—period.

The end of a relationship sucks—period.

The end of any relationship just sucks!  But, the end of a romantic one, whether it be a marriage, or someone you were dating, seems to hurt the most.  It feels like