Coping with Breast Cancer: A Counselor Shares Helpful Advice and Encouragement
We know we don’t have all the answers. That’s why we reach out to professionals who have more experience and knowledge about various topics. We recently talked about adjusting to life after receiving a breast cancer diagnosis with Stacy Lewis, MSW, ACHP-SW, LMSW. The Women’s Cancers Program Coordinator at CancerCare, she provides counseling to individuals who are coping with breast cancer. She also counsels people... Read More
Tips on making counseling a success story
As I mentioned in the last article, April is Counseling Awareness Month. After being a counselor for more than 10 years and visiting with many people about counseling, I came to the conclusion a long time ago that when people think of counseling, they think of sitting or laying on a couch and talking to someone who constantly asks "how does that make you feel."
UCS welcomes Teal to Psychiatric Medical Team
Tue, 07/18/2017 - 2:38pm -- Denise Sortor United Counseling Service welcomes Laurie Teal, APRN, as the newest member of the Psychiatric Medical Team (PMT). The PMT supports all Divisions of UCS by providing medical treatments for psychiatric conditions and ensuring clinical standards of services are being maintained. The team also provides psychiatric consultation to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC). “We are excited to have Laurie on board,” says UCS Executive Director, Lorna Mattern. “She has a deep concern and passion for psychiatric care and will be a valuable asset to our team.” Teal comes from a background of over 25 years of acute inpatient psychiatric care. She has been a group facilitator for Cognitive Behavior Therapy…
When To Start Swimming Lessons
Watch more videos on parenting preschoolers - goo.gl/xU9W5m Nicole Hill, MA, Behaviorist and Swim Instructor, shares advice for parents on what age is...
How to Tell If Someone Is Lying
Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen reveals seven ways to tell if someone is lying
Common golfing injuries
Golfing injuries are common and can be disabling, particularly for the avid golfer.
Top 25 Most Difficult Companies To Interview; Consulting Firms Lead The Way
Some companies are notorious for using interview processes that bring you back to the days of your college entrance exams. But which…
Why Dating Can Be Difficult When You Have a Mental Illness
"Relationships are complicated. Mental illness can make it that much more complicated."
Have you seen anyone with a semicolon tattoo? Here's what it's about.
One small character, one big purpose.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…