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  • Pioneering Healing with BrainSpotting: A New Frontier at Peace & Harmony

    At Peace & Harmony, we are proud to announce a significant enhancement to our therapeutic services: all our clinicians are now licensed in BrainSpotting (BSP). This innovative approach to therapy is not as widely known as more traditional methods, yet it offers profound benefits for emotional and psychological healing. Here’s what you need to know…
  • Exploring Apps and Tools for Mental Health Support

    Caring for your mental health is as important as caring for your physical health. Fortunately, more resources are available to empower you on your mental health journey. Let's explore some of the top apps, websites, podcasts, and more to support mental wellness. Mental Health Apps Apps can make counseling, meditation, mood tracking and more accessible…
  • Supporting the Mental Wellness of Women

    In today’s complex world, women face an array of pressures that can uniquely impact their mental health and emotional wellbeing. From body image struggles to high rates of anxiety and depression, women deal with specific challenges when it comes to mental health. It’s estimated that women are twice as likely to develop certain mood or…
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  • Managing Mental Health as a Student: You’re Not Alone

    It's no secret that being a student can be stressful. Between classes, exams, extracurriculars, and social obligations, the demands on students seem endless. This constant pressure can take a toll on mental health. As a student, you may feel overwhelmed, anxious, or depressed at times. Know that you are not alone in these struggles. Many…
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  • Promoting Mental Wellness in the LGBTQ+ Community

    Members of the LGBTQ+ community face unique mental health challenges related to discrimination, lack of acceptance, and struggles with identity. Coming out and living openly can also take an emotional toll. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, LGBTQ+ individuals are almost 3 times more likely than others to experience a mental health condition.…
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  • Breaking the Stigma: A New Perspective on Mental Health

    Mental health, a topic often shrouded in mystery and misunderstanding, is increasingly becoming a focal point in our society. Yet, despite the growing conversation, a pervasive stigma still surrounds mental health. This stigma, steeped in misconceptions and prejudice, can create barriers to understanding and treatment, often leaving individuals feeling isolated and misunderstood. It's time to…
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  • Private Pay vs. Insurance Pay: The Pros and Cons of Both and Why Private Pay May Be More Beneficial

    Deciding to seek therapy is an important step towards improving mental health and well-being. One crucial aspect to consider is how to pay for therapy sessions—either through private pay or insurance pay. Understanding the differences between these payment methods is essential to making an informed decision that best suits your needs, preferences, and financial situation.…
  • Managing Stress in the Workplace: Tips for Maintaining Mental Health at Work

    Unwind, refocus, and stay balanced with these practical stress-management strategies. In today's fast-paced world, dealing with stress in the workplace has become increasingly important for maintaining mental health at work. With longer hours, tight deadlines, and ever-evolving responsibilities, it's crucial to find effective ways to manage stress and stay balanced. In this fun and informative…
  • The Importance of Diversity of Mental Health Clinicians

    Mental health is a crucial aspect of overall health, and seeking professional help is an important step towards recovery. However, the lack of diversity among mental health clinicians can lead to disparities in treatment and outcomes for patients from marginalized communities. In this blog post, we will explore the importance of diversity among mental health…
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  • The role of technology in improving access to mental health care

    Technology has revolutionized how we access medical care, and mental health care is no exception. With advances in technology, seeking mental health assistance is easier and more accessible than ever before. Technology has enabled psychiatrists, psychologists, and other mental health professionals to offer services remotely over the internet—allowing individuals to access help without leaving their…