Posts Tagged ‘Clinical Care Consultants’

In a Blink of an Eye; Understanding Trauma and PTSD

by Angela Fitch, LCPC, Psychotherapist, Clinical Care Consultants In a blink of an eye, someone’s life can change for the positive.  Hearing a baby’s first sound following birth, seeing a sunset after a hard day, or feeling a loved one’s first kiss are examples of just that.  It is a wonderful privilege to recall positive, […]

If You Are Asking the Question, “Should We Go to Couple’s Counseling?” The Answer Is Yes. By Tim Olsen, MA, LPC

If You Are Asking the Question, “Should We Go to Couple’s Counseling?” The Answer Is Yes By Tim Olsen, MA, LPC Despite the many differences that seem to separate us, all people are wired to be in community with others.  It doesn’t take much more investigation to see that people of all ages, genders, cultures, […]

Physical vs Psychological Hunger; What Purpose Does Food Serve For You? By Tracy Tucker

Physical vs Psychological Hunger; What Purpose Does Food Serve For You? by Tracy Tucker, AM, LCSW, EMDR Have you ever had a really busy day at work and forgotten to eat? What about been really hungry, to then have unintentionally overeaten to the point of feeling sick? Maybe you treat yourself to your favorite sweet […]

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 […]

HOPE: A Four-Letter Word by Tim Olsen – Clinical Care Consultants Arlington Heights and Inverness, Illinois

HOPE: A Four-Letter Word by Tim Olsen, MA, LPC   While out on a run recently – tunes blasting in my ears, my aging muscles screaming for me to stop, the heat and humidity of the Chicago summer draining the life from me, one drop of sweat at a time – I heard a phrase […]

The Marriage Pier by Tim Olsen – Clinical Care Consultants Arlington Heights and Inverness, Illinois

The Marriage Pier by Tim Olsen, MA, LPC Have you ever been to Santa Monica or San Francisco, California?  I grew up on the west coast and used to love going to the piers built from these great beaches and bays. Piers are built out into the water for people to enjoy a view of […]

The “Thanks” In Thanksgiving by Angela Fitch – Clinical Care Consultants Arlington Heights and Inverness, Illinois

The “Thanks” In Thanksgiving by Angela Fitch, MA, LCPC The month of November traditionally begins the holiday season in this country, with the focus on the Thanksgiving holiday.  This is one of my favorite times of the year as I can spend a day eating delicious and “filling” food alongside my family and friends.  We […]

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. […]