The Nystrom & Associates provider consulted for this article is Angela Laschinger, MA, LPCC, School-Based Mental Health Manager, and Outpatient Therapist.
A fixed vs. growth mindset plays a pivotal role in our mental health and capacity for happiness. It manifests from a young age and impacts our relationships, goals, and behaviors.
Fixed vs. Growth Mindset Defined
The main difference between these two mindsets is the underlying beliefs people have about their personality, abilities, and intelligence. Much of the research behind individuals with a fixed vs. growth mindset... Read More
The Nystrom & Associates provider consulted for this article is Jessica Auel, MS, LMFT, Outpatient Therapist.
Depression is a serious mood disorder and a common mental health problem. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, an estimated 17 million adult Americans suffer from depression during any one-year period.
However, depression is highly treatable. Therapy helps with depression in many ways, keep reading to learn how.
Causes of Depression
First, we... Read More
The Nystrom & Associates provider consulted for this article is Travis Quinlan, MSW, LICSW, Dialectical Behavior Therapy Team Lead.
It’s perfectly okay to feel like you need to reset your mindset. We’ve all been there. Maybe it’s a lack of motivation, a sense of unproductivity, or you feel like you’re in a rut. Whatever the case, it’s completely normal.
The good news is... Read More
The Nystrom & Associates providers consulted for this article are Amanda Lemire, Outpatient Therapist, and Mark Berven, SUD Program Manager.
There's no one way to stop someone from using drugs or alcohol, but there are things that everyone can implement to prevent substance abuse. Here are five ways to prevent substance abuse:
One of the first ways to avoid substance abuse is to identify your... Read More
The Nystrom & Associates provider consulted for this article is Macey L. Deslauriers, Outpatient Therapist.
When you're physically ill, no one bats an eye that you should rest, see a doctor, or get proper treatment. But when it comes to mental health, it's certainly not as commonplace to refer someone to get the care they may require. There seems to be... Read More
The Nystrom & Associates provider consulted for this article is Katy Valine, Outpatient Therapist.
Goal setting is crucial for those who wish to improve their mental health. It acts as a roadmap to help people overcome depression, anxiety, and other challenges in life.
However, while we're motivated at the start of the year to follow through with our freshly crafted goals, the... Read More