1. Celebrate National Wellness Week

    We’re happy to tell you that this week is National Wellness Week! So what is wellness and why does it need an entire week? We’ll be getting into that shortly, but before we get started, we’d like to address the importance of mental health. While therapy can be one form of ‘treatment’ for mental health, it’s vital that you do everything you can to take care of yourself. Just like the fa…Read More

  2. How To Get Out Of A Funk

    The summer is getting hotter and hotter every week and instead of getting out of the house or the office, you can barely move from your bed. The Colorado sun may be high in the sky most days, but all you want to do is lay in bed and stare at a wall. While you know you don’t have depression, sometimes, you feel that there must be something wrong with you that you can’t find the energy to get up…Read More

  3. A New Type Of Therapy To Try

    If you’ve never gone to therapy before, then you might feel overwhelmed by the many different approaches you can take advantage of. Even if you’ve been going to therapy for some time, it can be very difficult to determine what’s the right type of therapeutic approach you should take. There’s cognitive behavioral therapy, eye movement, cognitive processing therapy, and so many others that c…Read More

  4. Is Cognitive Behavior Therapy For You?

    Going to a therapist can be both a liberating and a scary endeavor. You might have to explore subjects you don’t want to talk about and you might feel uncomfortable going over your past. However, therapy allows you to focus on specific events that have caused you to feel hurt. With therapy, you can begin to focus on healing and how you can feel content again. At the Metis Center For Psychologica…Read More

  5. Get the Facts on Depression in College-Aged Students

    Our counseling office in Boulder, CO works with many college-aged patients. Depression among college students is a growing issue on university and college campuses across the United States. Growing pressures for good grades, worries about mounting debt, and anxiety about a weak job market can all pile on a student, causing them to feel overwhelmed and hopeless. This is also a common age for mental…Read More

  6. How the Right Assessment Can Help You Plan Your Future

    Our testing assessment services in Boulder, CO can help you make better decisions for your future. If you've been struggling to find direction or make decisions about your future life goals, an assessment in our office may help. Many adults experience roadblocks when planning their future and may experience issues such as: Being unsure about which career path is right for them Feeling unmotivated …Read More

  7. Navigating Your Panic Attacks

    Panic attacks are disabling mental attacks that can inhibit our daily lives. Nearly 6 million of American adults are affected by panic attacks, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Women are more likely than men to suffer from panic attacks, with nearly half as many men suffering as women. However, scientists are not entirely positive about the causes. Some panic disorders are gen…Read More

  8. Consider Counseling Before Finals Week In Boulder, CO

    ‘Tis the season for academic cranking. Whether it’s finishing up group projects or studying for finals, it’s crunch time to get everything done before the Fall 2015 semester comes to a close. Education used to be valued as a luxury but now is seen as a stress. Take the time to think about everything a new college student encounters. Living away from home, accomplishing a high GPA so you can …Read More

  9. Relieving Stress in Your Adult Life

    Stress tends to pile up in early adulthood, and stress gone unchecked may wear a person down! Understanding your stressors and reducing that stress can aid you in overcoming the pressures and strains in your life. Overcoming stress can lead you to a more fulfilling worry-free lifestyle. Here are a few tips to practice in the day-to-day from your local Boulder therapist! Slow Down If you’re min…Read More

  10. Upcoming Events and Presentations

    ongoing -- study group for counselors preparing for NCE (licensure exam) 19 August -- Train Victim Advocates at the University of Northern Colorado 15 September -- Presentation: "3 Easy to Learn Stress Reduction Techniques" at the Louisville Library from 6:00 to 7:30 23 September -- Webinar: "Environments that Promote Health and Well Being" from noon to one 7 and 14 October -- Train doctoral inter…Read More