Managing the Back to School Transition with Your Child

By Dr. Lea Martinell It’s back to school time!  Many parents are looking forward to predictable schedules and routines again!  Some kids are looking forward to the routine and seeing their friends again.  Some also might be feeling stress, worry, and potentially fear of the change that will come from a new school year starting. Back to school for many,...[ read more ]

What is PSYPACT and How Does it Work and How Can it Affect Treatment Options?

A woman lays on her stomach while talking on a zoom call on the couch. Learn how Psypact in Florida can offer support with the help of psypact therapists in florida. Learn more about psypact therapists in south carolina and other states like Alabama.

On July 1, 2023, Florida joined the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact (PSYPACT). The Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact (PSYPACT) is an interstate compact designed to facilitate the practice of both teletherapy and temporary in-person, face-to-face practice of psychology across state boundaries.  In our last blog, we discussed some of the benefits of teletherapy. PSYPACT broadens those even more. While Telehealth has provided a...[ read more ]

How Can Online Therapy Help Me?

'tIt’s no secret that in the aftermath of a worldwide pandemic, many things have changed.   With the increase in the need for mental health care, many people have wondered if therapy is right for them. If you’re like many of us, the need to speak to someone about our struggles often takes the backseat to the dozens of other...[ read more ]

Living With an Invisible Illness

Living With an Invisible Illness: Coping With Chronic Pain & Illnesses By Dr. Sarah Carpenter   Living with chronic illness inherently has its own challenges, from processing difficult emotions such as grief, anger, confusion, embarrassment, disappointment, to having to entirely change your lifestyle and incorporate new habits to manage a condition you never asked for but must take full responsibility for...[ read more ]

Coping with What Ifs

Coping with the “What Ifs” By Kristin Phillips, PhD In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, May’s blog is devoted to coping with what keeps many of us awake at night: the “What Ifs.” Just as the heart is always beating, the mind is always thinking. And when the mind does not have something capturing its attention, it will find...[ read more ]

Meet Dr. Kristin Phillips

What inspired you to pursue a career as a Health Psychologist? I became a Health Psychologist to help people live their best lives. I was astonished at the fact that so many of the leading causes of death in the United States (such as heart disease, cancer, stroke, lung disease, type II diabetes, liverdisease, and kidney disease) were conditions that...[ read more ]

Understanding an Autism Diagnosis

April is Autism Awareness Month, so today, we’re going to discuss how to better understand exactly what an Autism diagnosis means. It’s important to understand that Autism may present differently for everyone, with a range of impairments and strengths in a variety of domains. This is why it’s most commonly referred to as a spectrum, and a person who has...[ read more ]

Work Life Balance and Why it Matters

Work Life Balance and Why it Matters This month, we’re focusing on the importance of maintaining a healthy work life balance. If you’re not sure what work life balance is, let’s start by defining that phrase.  The phrase “work life balance” is simply the act of maintaining healthy boundaries between your professional and personal lives. While this may seem like...[ read more ]

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