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What Has the Pandemic Done to Our Boundaries?

What Has the Pandemic Done to Our Boundaries?

Written by: Katie Heaney Read the original article here. The other day, a friend called me on the phone to complain about another friend — a cherished hobby for us both. In 2019, or any year before it, the inciting event would have been an inoffensive request: My...

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Maintaining Balance in Life

Maintaining Balance in Life

Written by: Katherine A. Martin, M.A., L.P.C. I’ve been a therapist over fifteen years now; and it seems to have been a good career choice as I still enjoy being in the helping profession. This past year has been a challenge; a cancer scare in the family, COVID,...

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I’m A Psychiatrist Who Treats Health Workers

I’m A Psychiatrist Who Treats Health Workers

Written by: Jessi Gold Read the original article here.  A couple of Saturdays ago, I slept in until 11 a.m. I haven’t done that since college. As I peeled myself out of bed, I convinced myself it was just one of those days. I must’ve needed the sleep, and a lot of it....

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A Mindful Path through Stress

A Mindful Path through Stress

With the events of the past year, high levels of stress have become commonplace. While stress is a normal part of life, chronic stress has been shown to have profound impacts on physical and mental health. Over time, lasting stress can have people feeling depressed,...

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OCD

OCD

OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder) can be a crippling disorder for many individuals. Like many disorders, there tends to be a spectrum that individuals find themselves on that “run” from mild, moderate, to severe. OCD is near to my heart, because I have moderate OCD....

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Advice on How to Stay Calm During Pandemic

Advice on How to Stay Calm During Pandemic

Grand Blanc, Mich. – Pandemics can be stressful. The unknown of it can put anxiety on people who have never experienced it before. Mid-Michigan NOW reached out to Gina Shuster, a mental health expert at Oakland Psychological Clinic in Grand Blanc, to find out some...

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COVID 19 Guidelines

COVID 19 Guidelines

We encourage people to follow the CDC’s and WHO’s recommendations.  If you have concerns about your physical health and safety please consult with your physician to figure out the best options for yourself and your family. If you are noticing high levels of depression...

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Mental Health Resolutions for 2020

Mental Health Resolutions for 2020

If you plan to set New Year’s resolutions for 2020, don’t forget your mental health. It’s easy to overlook this area of your life, even if it has the greatest opportunity for improvement. Check out these mental health resolutions for the new year, courtesy of Oakland...

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