Learn what's actually happening in the brain during the cycle of addiction. Addiction begins when these drugs and addictive substances produce a more intense feeling of pleasure than other healthy activities and substances meant to trigger the dopamine reward pathway.
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Dealing With Burnout
Burnout can present itself in symptoms such as having feelings of negativity, feeling exhausted, feeling detached or ineffective, and even having physical symptoms of headaches or stomachaches.
Clinician Spotlight: Rachel Formale, LMHC
We're back with another Clinician Spotlight! This time we are featuring Rachel Formale, LMHC. Rachel runs our Adolescent Boys DBT Skills Group and our NEW Flourish & Thrive: DBT + Self-Compassion Group for Teen Girls.
Clinician Spotlight: Sara Olivia Dallendorfer, LMSW
Sara Olivia brings her expertise from working as a school-based therapist to our private practice setting, here at Nourish Your Mind. Currently accepting new clients.
Increasing Positive Thinking
We all have negative thoughts. There is no way around that. One thing we can do, though, is change how often we have these thoughts, how we react to them, and acknowledge why we are having them.
Confidence is an important skill to have, but it does take work in order to maintain. The steps to becoming more confident can be intimidating, so it is helpful if you start small and build up.
Journaling for Mental Health
There are different ways that you may learn to cope with anxiety. Journaling is a beneficial tool that can relieve anxiety and stress.
Clinician Spotlight: Melissa Quinn, LMHC, CDBT
We are thrilled to announce the addition of Melissa Quinn, LMHC, CDBT to the Nourish Your Mind Team! Melissa will be accepting clients in our NEW GOSHEN, NY office location.
How Seasonal Affective Disorder May Be Affecting You
5% of adults experience Seasonal Affective Disorder. Learn more about this seasonal depression and gain some tips to manage the symptoms.
Navigating Isolation and Loneliness
We all feel lonely sometimes. It is important to have coping mechanisms in place in case your loneliness starts to feel a bit overwhelming. Learn some tips to combat loneliness and isolation.