Focus Pocus: Your Brain’s Magic Act

By Carissa Weber, MA, LPC, CSAC With all of the distractions in today’s world, every client I have encountered hasContinue reading “Focus Pocus: Your Brain’s Magic Act”

Realistic Affirmations: The Hardest Emotional Regulation Tool

By Carissa Weber, MA, LPC, CSAC Welcome back to episode 3 of our talk on emotional regulation! I’m so happyContinue reading “Realistic Affirmations: The Hardest Emotional Regulation Tool”

Mental Health Journaling: Why it Works

By Carissa Weber, MA, LPC, CSAC Ah yes, journaling! I interrupt our post series on emotional regulation to bring youContinue reading “Mental Health Journaling: Why it Works”

Why Change is so Hard

Change is the only constant thing in our lives. Yet, change is something people have come to resent, fear, and avoid change in all possible ways. Have you ever noticed if something changes in your plans or schedule throw you off? You are among the million of people in the world who experience the same thing.

Distress Tolerance and How Wise Mind Helps us Accept What is Going on

Welcome back to the third episode of distress tolerance! I really love talking about distress tolerance skills! They help us increase frustration tolerance, build new connections between our prefrontal cortex and that darn amygdala, and release feel good neurotransmitters to calm down our triple F response. Because of all of those benefits, distress tolerance skills get 3 whole posts!

Distress Tolerance and Learning to ACCEPTS it

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Plants and Mental Health: Why They Pair Together

By Carissa Weber If you haven’t figured it out yet, I am a plant enthusiast. I absolutely love plants! TheyContinue reading “Plants and Mental Health: Why They Pair Together”

Mental Health Awareness Month: What is it and why it is so Important

By Carissa Weber You may be seeing the green ribbons all over social media lately. That green ribbon represents mentalContinue reading “Mental Health Awareness Month: What is it and why it is so Important”