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Helping Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

By: Shelly-Anne Johnson, LCSW Each year as the clock strikes midnight on December 31st we decide once and for all that we are going to exercise more, eat better, stop drinking, visit family, go back to school, be a better friend, spouse, boss, employee, etc. We make...

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Juggling Holiday Stress and Mental Health

By: Shelly-Anne Johnson, LCSW “...Tis the season to be jolly, Fa La La La La La La La La” it’s the holidays right? During this time of year many of us gather with family and friends to enjoy each other’s company, have fun, and eat delicious meals together. We say...

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Understanding Domestic Violence

Knowing the warning signs of an abuser and of one being abused could mean the difference between life and death. Understanding and being able to recognize the warning signs of domestic violence can empower you as an advocate and can serve as a red flag for someone...

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Normalizing Conversations About Minority Mental Health

With the advent of Minority Mental Health Awareness Month in 2008, the struggles of minorities and marginalized communities have come into focus. The hope is to reduce the stigma and normalize conversations surrounding the negative mental health outcomes for members...

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Professional Spotlight: Kirsten Moore

Meet Kirsten Moore, Psy.D. She is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, who has specialized training providing assessment testing and psychotherapy. She is intensively-trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), which she provides to children, adults, and families. Dr....

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Real Men Do Cry

By: Shelly-Anne Johnson LCSW “Be a man and take care of it… Real men don’t cry… You’re real sensitive for a guy.” These comments and others like these are often told to men when they try to be open about their emotions. Most men in the United States are raised in a...

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Building Self-esteem by Harnessing the Power of Thoughts

By: Shelly-Anne Johnson Self-esteem is so much more than thinking positively about yourself. It is wrapped in the way you feel about yourself at your core. It is the confidence you have in your own worth, your value, your abilities, and the respect you have for...

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Professional Spotlight: Dr. Mary Gay

Meet Dr. Mary Gay, a Licensed Professional Counselor of GA, Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor, and consultant who has been in private clinical practice since 1995, where her specialties include developmental trauma and substance use disorders. She has...

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What Ridgeview is Doing to Help Seniors in Isolation

By: Shelly-Anne Johnson LCSW As the population of the aging increases in America, we are seeing a deficit in trained caregivers and a lack of suitable facilities for seniors to be housed in. As a result, many seniors are living in isolation with no contact from family...

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