By Hilary Jacobs Hendel, LCSW The thought of going to a funeral used to be a terrifying prospect for me. Walking into a room filled with sadness and…

By Christina Pellegrino Christina Pellegrino This article is part of a series that will follow my journey through bipolar disorder. I will be reporting in a journal format…

By Sally Perkins Anxiety is a common condition found in empaths. In fact, since being an empath is not recognized by the DSM-5, it is often misdiagnosed as…

By Afifa Mahboob As a counselor, social worker, or therapist, how do you begin conversations with your clients? What are the best ways to break the ice and…

By Gord Jeoffroy We all know that person: the one who’s always available to help; who’s always interested in how we’re doing; who always wants to make us…