Category Archives: Physical Health & Wellness

Take Two Laps Around the Block and Call Me in the Morning

  by Lisa Anyan Smith, Ph.D. Years ago, as a budding mental health professional, I took a job at a residential treatment center for emotionally and behaviorally challenged youths.  I lived and worked alongside teens at a rural camp, where we … Continue reading

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Eat, Drink, and Be Mindful

By: Elizabeth Eiland Figueroa, LMSW  [Title from Susan Albers, Psy.D., author of Eat, Drink, and Be Mindful: How to End Your Struggle with Mindless Eating and Start Savoring Food with Intention and Joy (2008)] We all eat and drink, at … Continue reading

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Managing Anxiety and Depression Using Diet, Nutritional Supplements and SAM-e

by Darby Christopher, LMSW Please note: This article should not be taken as advice for how to treat any particular condition. Individuals should always consult with their doctor before making any lifestyle or dietary changes, as some natural substances are … Continue reading

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Practicing Yoga Off the Mat

by Dr. Melissa Kulick, Ph.D., RYT While the physical practices of yoga have enjoyed increased popularity in the west over the past several decades, yoga is, in fact, an ancient philosophy and spiritual approach to being.  The word “yoga” comes … Continue reading

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Emotional Eating During The Holiday Season

By Andrea Schrage, MA, LAPC,CMT and Molly Keeton, Ph.D. The holidays are an emotional time and often a time of overeating. As family and friends come together, food is often the focus of celebrations. Below are some tips to think … Continue reading

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