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]

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”

OCD Tendencies Part 1: What is OCD and How Does It Relate to Nursing?

Written by Samantha Wall, LCSW Edited by Joe DeNoon Most people experience unwanted and intrusive thoughts, images, or urges from time to time. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a disorder related to anxiety where these unwanted, intrusive thoughts, as well as images and urges, occur so frequently that they are categorized as an obsession that … Continue reading “OCD Tendencies Part 1: What is OCD and How Does It Relate to Nursing?”

PTSD and the Pandemic

*Trigger Warning: Suicide is a topic that is brought up in this blog.    Written by Samantha Wall, LCSW Edited by Joe DeNoon We are now in the third calendar year of a global pandemic. Wow, when I say that, it makes me think about life before the pandemic. I remember not wearing a mask, … Continue reading “PTSD and the Pandemic”