Archive for the ‘loneliness’ Category

Does Mental Health Sometimes Seem Oxymoronic? by Tim Olsen – Clinical Care Consultants Arlington Heights and Inverness, Illinois

Does Mental Health Sometimes Seem Oxymoronic? by Tim Olsen, MA, LPC Does mental health sometimes seem oxymoronic? Think about it, who doesn’t have mental health days?  Don’t we all have anxious thoughts, depressed feelings, confused direction… like, all the time?  The answer, far from moronic, is nobody, everybody, and “duh!”  Is it possible to achieve […]

Help For The Holidays by Dave Evans – Clinical Care Consultants Arlington Heights Inverness

Help For The Holidays by Dave Evans, MA, LCPC “The Holidays are coming…and there’s nothing you can do about it!”     ~ Lin Brehmer ~ Many of us roll our eyes, smile, sigh, or maybe inwardly groan at the mere mention of the holiday season. Scores of songs, TV shows, and movies highlight the frustration, excitement, […]

Seasonal Depression by Greta Nielsen – Clinical Care Consultants Arlington Heights Inverness

Seasonal Depression by Greta Nielsen, MA, LCPC, NCC, MBSR-T “As Winter approaches, I get that feeling that I just want to go to bed and stay there until March.  Do I have Seasonal Depression?” This time of year in this part of the country most of us would like to fast forward to the warm, […]

Dave Evans, MA, LCPC. Clinical Care Consultants Arlington Heights Psychotherapist

Dave Evans, MA, LCPC   Dave Evans, MA, LCPC, is considered an expert in mindfulness-based counseling, which promotes inner peace, acceptance and problem resolution. Using these mindful awareness practices, he helps his clients understand their endless human cycles of anger, fear, sadness, and feeling misunderstood. He integrates mental health and spirituality to address real-life situations. […]

Cheri Spiczka, MA, LCPC. Clinical Care Consultants Arlington Heights Psychotherapist

Cheri Spiczka, MA, LCPC   Cheri Spiczka, MA, LCPC, specializes in teens, especially the younger ones. Her younger clients experience her as an ally in their quest to find an identity while individuating from their parents. Her teen specialties include gender and sexuality challenges, self-harm, depression, and suicidal ideations. She possesses a firm grasp of […]

Clinical Care Consultants. Counselors Who Care. Arlington Heights Buffalo Grove Palatine Inverness

Clinical Care Consultants Specialty Driven Counseling Our highly trained, experienced and competent counselors / psychotherapists provide the gamut of mental health services, which include individual therapy, marital / marriage therapy, couples therapy and relationship or family counseling services for all age groups. CCC only employs seasoned, confident and experienced clinicians – averaging 19 years in […]

Healthy Road To Recovery From Addiction by Ewa Florczak – Clinical Care Consultants, Arlington Heights and Inverness

Healthy Road To Recovery From Addiction by Ewa Florczak, MA, LCPC The road to recovery from addiction can be a challenging one, full of substantial obstacles along the way. An individual deciding to become sober must deal not only with physiological and mental withdrawals, but also overwhelming cravings and triggers. It is an uphill battle […]

Stand Up To Bullying by Greta Nielsen – Clinical Care Consultants, Arlington Heights and Inverness

Stand Up To Bullying by Greta Nielsen, MA, LCPC, NCC, MBSR-T There is growing awareness of how painful and permanent the effects of bullying can be, but it remains a significant problem that needs to be eradicated. Bullying is an act of aggression, intimidation or threat that occurs within a relationship where there is an imbalance […]

Why You Can’t Stand To Be Alone — And How To Learn To Love It

The Huffington Post  | By Alena Hall http://goo.gl/nfX5Te  Posted: 09/09/2014 8:25 am EDT Updated: 09/09/2014 9:01 am EDT For many of us, the idea of being alone conjures up a sense of dread. Maybe it’s the sense of boredom, or the feelings of isolation, or being forced to confront our own thoughts. In fact, a recent study in the journal Science showed […]