By Carissa Weber, MA, LPC, CSAC Many of us enjoy seeing progress. Whether it is progress in projects, progress inContinue reading “Using Journaling to Track Your Mental Health”
By Carissa Weber, MA, LPC, CSAC Hello and welcome back to the series of posts on interpersonal effectiveness skills. Today,Continue reading “GIVE a bit to Yourself in Relational Effectiveness”
By Carissa Weber, MA, LPC, CSAC This post was originally written and published on Thrive Global on August 12, 2021.Continue reading “Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills”
By Carissa Weber, MA, LPC, CSAC Ahhh, weather. The love-hate relationship we have with a natural occurrence completely outside ofContinue reading “Why Does the Rain Make Us SAD?”
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”
Emotional regulation is a skillset we learn as a way to regulate and monitor our emotions. This is different than over-feeling our emotions or ignoring and avoiding them all together. Let me explain.
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!
By Carissa Weber On to more of the healthy and healing skills (finally)! These are the posts I bet theContinue reading “Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Why it Works”
By Carissa Weber One of the hardest things about therapy is gaining the acceptance that emotions are uncomfortable. So manyContinue reading “DBT and Distress Tolerance Skills”