Psychology Insights from Behavioral Psych Center

Surviving Winter Skillfully

Surviving Winter Skillfully

By: Laura Miller, LMSW Winter is here and for the time being also here to stay. Freezing cold temperatures and brutal winter storms have swept through the country over the past couple of months. Most recently, winter weather caused unprecedented devastation in areas...

Understanding Trauma

Understanding Trauma

By: Laura Miller, LMSW Previous blog posts, Understanding Anxiety and Understanding Depression, both discussed the significant impact that the coronavirus pandemic has had on mental health. For months, society has been faced with unparalleled levels of uncertainty,...

Understanding Depression

Understanding Depression

By Laura Miller, LMSW In a recent blog, Understanding Anxiety, we discussed the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on mental health. In fact, since the pandemic began, the number of adults who reported symptoms of anxiety more than tripled in comparison to the number...

Understanding Anxiety

Understanding Anxiety

By: Laura Miller, LMSW There’s no question that 2020 has been a year of significant and unrelenting challenges. Across the globe, individuals have been tasked with managing financial crises, flexibly adapting to virtual learning and or employment, monitoring and...

A Mindful Holiday Season

A Mindful Holiday Season

By: Laura Miller, LMSW With the start of the holiday season among us, you may be experiencing an increased sense of excitement and energy. However, you may also be feeling the pressure to make it “the most wonderful time of the year” and have a growing to-do list of...

A Parent’s Guide to Social Media Consumption

A Parent’s Guide to Social Media Consumption

By: Laura Miller, LMSW In a recent blog, we discussed the effects of media overconsumption, sharing that overconsumption can lead to both increased stress and sadness. Equally important, are research findings that a majority of adolescents receive their news from...

BPS for BLM: Exploring Our Own Racial Biases

BPS for BLM: Exploring Our Own Racial Biases

**This post is part of our series, Behavioral Psych Studio for Black Lives Matter (BPS for BLM), which aims to amplify Black voices on topics related to mental health and wellbeing. All links below will take you to Black-created content.** By Brooke Schwartz, LMSW ...

BPS for BLM: Racism and Ableism

BPS for BLM: Racism and Ableism

**This post is part of our series, Behavioral Psych Studio for Black Lives Matter (BPS for BLM), which aims to amplify Black voices on topics related to mental health and wellbeing. All links below will take you to Black-created content.** By Brooke Schwartz, LMSW...