7 fears about therapy debunked

7 fears about therapy debunked

Therapy can be intimidating. After all, it’s sharing some of our deepest concerns and most private worries with a person we don’t know all that well. But most of our fears are misguided, if not flat out wrong. We’ve rounded up a few of the most common fears we hear...
Need a mood boost? Garden Marcus is here.

Need a mood boost? Garden Marcus is here.

We all have those days when we’re feeling grumpy, anxious, or just a little off balance. At Sanvello, one of the ways we like to get out of a funk is taking a few minutes to step away from the stress, grab our headphones, and listen to Garden Marcus. He’s known to...
Grief is messy: Why it looks different for everyone

Grief is messy: Why it looks different for everyone

One of the first things I tell my patients that have experienced a type of loss is that grief is unpredictable and, oftentimes, quite messy. You may have learned about how people move through the seven stages of grief (denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and...
Here’s how to make tuning in as easy as tuning out

Here’s how to make tuning in as easy as tuning out

At this point, everyone knows it: mindfulness helps with a lot of stuff. The issue is, like flossing or running or not looking at your phone before bed, it can be hard to make a habit, even when we really want to.  There’s this image of mindfulness in popular culture...
Top tips from therapists for coping with parenting anxiety

Top tips from therapists for coping with parenting anxiety

Over the last 24 hours, how many anxious thoughts have you had in regards to your child? Maybe they were struggling with their homework, watching a bit too much television, or behaving in a way that surprised you. Did you lose your cool, want to scream, blame...