How to approach uncertainty with curiosity By Paige Zuckerman, Red Willow Clinical Director / January 2020 It’s a new decade, a new year, and a time that can feel daunting for many reasons. Maybe you’re reflecting back on 2019 with a few grunts and squirms. Maybe the past year (or decade) has been predominantly kind…maybe…Details
by Paige Zuckerman, Red Willow Clinical Director / December 2019 There’s a lot of chatter lately about ‘finding your why’ in the world of business. Catchphrase aside, this idea is not only applicable for entrepreneurs and Fortune-500 CEO’s. In mental health and addiction recovery, asking ourselves ‘why?’ is both challenging and critical. It can be…Details
How intensive outpatient programming offers a different path of addiction treatment by Paige Zuckerman, Red Willow Clinical Director / November 2019 Addiction is a disease of potential devastation, and one of the most common and increasing health crises worldwide. When facing addiction, whether it be a substance or process issue (gambling, sex, shopping, etc.),…Details
There are definitely identifiable Mormon stereotypes: family-oriented, clean-cut, hard-working types. Members in good standing forgo sex outside of marriage, the consuming of alcohol and tobacco, and the drinking of coffee and non-herbal teas. But within the Mormon Corridor, the area in the United States in which Mormons are the most concentrated, a serious drug addiction…Details
Although in society mental self-care often takes a backseat to physical self-care, you cannot afford to neglect it. Your mental and emotional health affect not only your mood but also your sleeping patterns, how you make choices, your relationships with others, how you deal with stress, and even your physical health. In May I talked…Details
In the past, health insurance coverage of treatment for mental illness was much different than coverage for physical conditions. Mental health care coverage had its own structure when it came to cost-sharing, was much more restrictive, had different pre-authorizations requirements, and even had different caps when it came to annual and lifetime coverage. Needless to…Details
“One in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives.” That’s a big deal. Such a statistic calls for increased awareness of and attention to mental health. Whether or not you suffer with a mental illness, taking care of your mental health is just…Details
I recently read a brilliant BuzzFeed article called, “15 Things Therapists Actually Want You To Know.” I immediately connected with it and decided to republish it here to help clients and readers. Please note, everything below comes from the article and was not written by me. Therapy can be mysterious and intimidating, especially if you…Details
Mindfulness is gaining momentum. Some might even call it psychology’s latest and hottest trend. While it has been around for years, especially in Eastern cultures, just recently are Westerners speedily picking it up with an enthusiastic readiness. If you’re a bit late to the conversation, you might wonder what is mindfulness and how do you…Details
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