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. Signs Your Teenager Needs To See A Therapist – Part Two

    In Signs Your Teenager Needs To See A Therapist - Part One, we went over two signs that your teenager needs to see a therapist. We’ll be continuing to explore therapy for teenagers and why it’s essential for you to pay attention to your child’s behavior to determine whether they need to see a therapist. Therapy can not only help your child cope with any angst they may be going through, but i…Read More

  6. Signs Your Teenager Needs To See A Therapist – Part One

    We’ve all been a teenager at one time or another. When you’re a teenager, you’re struggling with your identity and finding a place for yourself in the world. Most teenagers think it’s the end of the world when any little thing happens. Some teenagers have rapid mood swings and can be more irritable than the happy little girl or boy you helped raise. It can be difficult to tell when your te…Read More

  7. Benefits Of Going To Therapy – Part Two

    In our previous post, Benefits To Going To Therapy - Part One, we discussed the benefits of going to therapy. In our last blog, we discussed how therapy can help you overcome your symptoms and how you can sort through your past feelings. Therapy can be scary if you aren’t comfortable talking to people about your past, but in the long run, it will help you work through issues that you don’t wan…Read More

  8. Benefits Of Going To Therapy – Part One

    Do you know the benefits of therapy? It can be daunting to decide to go to therapy because of the many things you end up facing. If you’ve experienced traumatizing events in your past, it can be scary to face the event and your fears in therapy, but in the long run you’ll be glad you did. Sometimes people have the idea that therapy is for the weak, but in reality, it takes a very strong person…Read More

  9. Manage Your Triggers With Success

    Movies, words, songs, the news, a time of year, TV shows, books, the school environment, stress, the way someone is looking at you, and even certain clothing can all be triggers to throw you back into a moment or multiple moments you’d rather forget. Certain triggers can occur for anyone who has experienced a trauma in his or her life. If you’ve been to war, sexually assaulted, abused, or have…Read More

  10. What You Should Know About Depression

    You’re tired all the time and you don’t know why. You’re irritable all the time and you wish you weren’t. You are having dark thoughts about hurting yourself and you don’t know what to do. Depression can be a very scary and overwhelming disorder. In our society, people try to avoid talking about it because of the dark connotations. The Metis Center, a facility for psychological services,…Read More