Theraspace

Welcome to Theraspace! A blog run by Samantha Wall, a LCSW (licensed clinical social worker) who provides individual therapy for children and adults with a focus on PTSD, anxiety and depression. Every two weeks Samantha will supply new mental health information and and answer any questions you may have. Want Samantha to cover a topic? Email us at [email protected]

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Time of Transitions

Written by Samantha Wall, LCSW Edited by Joe DeNoon   Transitions. They are hard no matter what the purpose of the transition is for you, especially when they spring up out of nowhere.  August always seems like a time of transition to me. Transitioning from summer to school, to the end of the summer, even … Continue reading “Time of Transitions”

The Upside to Feeling Down

Written by Francine Baffa, LICSW, BCBA-D Edited by Joe DeNoon   “Melancholy is the happiness of being sad.”  ― Victor Hugo   We have all heard the expressions: “Good Vibes Only”, “Think Positive”, and “Be Happy”. It was refreshing to read the recent blog posted by S. Wall that brought to our attention the toxicity of always … Continue reading “The Upside to Feeling Down”

The Process of Change

Written by Francine Baffa, LICSW, BCBA-D Edited by Joe DeNoon   “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” -Socrates The process of changing one’s behaviors is complex; it is not one and done—behavioral change is an iterative process. It is a dynamic … Continue reading “The Process of Change”

5 Stages of Change

Written by Samantha Wall, LCSW Edited by Joe DeNoon   “Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t.” ― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free Growth and change are something so easy to talk … Continue reading “5 Stages of Change”

Completing the Stress Cycle

Written by Francine Baffa, LICSW, BCBA-D Edited by Joe DeNoon   Refueling our mental capacity is what allows us to be buoyant and cycle through life with more resilience. When we neglect to register what our internal meter is reading, we can enter a stage of burnout… and burnout has its own cycle. When in burnout, … Continue reading “Completing the Stress Cycle”

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