The What, Why and How of Anxiety Part #3: How and When to Treat Your Anxiety

 How and When to Treat Your Anxiety Over the last few months, we’ve been exploring all of the questions that surround anxiety. If you missed our previous blogs on this subject, you can find them here: In the previous blogs, we discussed what anxiety is and why people have it. In this blog, we will go over four questions...[ read more ]

Announcing Dialectical Behavior Therapy DBT Publication

Should discharge be collaborative? Assessing flexible discharge dates in an intensive outpatient dialectical behavior therapy program   We are excited to announce that Dr. Jonathan Huffman was an author on a recent publication about a Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program. Check out the article at:

St Pete Local Activities To Boost Well Being & Mental Health

In honor of the expansion of our St. Pete location this month we are doing a locally focused blog to explore resources and activities that can help boost mental well-being and self-care.  We love so much that our local St. Petersburg, Florida offers that is both unique and relaxing and offers a lot of opportunities for activities that help mental...[ read more ]

Meet Our St Pete, FL Psychologists & Therapists

We are so excited that our St. Pete office is expanding and we have several new psychologists and therapists that will be offering services in person here in our lovely local St. Petersburg office! In honor of this expansion and how much we all love our local St. Pete, Fl. we are highlighting each of the providers that will be...[ read more ]

Understanding Different Types of Depression & Depressive Disorders

Webster’s Dictionary defines depression as “a mood disorder that is marked by varying degrees of sadness, despair, and loneliness and that is typically accompanied by inactivity, guilt, loss of concentration, social withdrawal, sleep disturbances, and sometimes suicidal tendencies.’ While it’s perfectly normal to feel sad during certain life situations, or to grieve for a certain length of time, depression is...[ read more ]


THERAPY FOR DEPRESSION IN TAMPA, FLORIDA By: Dr. Lea Martinell-Smith It's been awhile since we talked about depression which is honestly one of the most common concerns our clients are reporting and struggling with. Job stress, relationship concerns, financial strain and so many other life challenges can lead to feelings of stress, disappointment, sadness and depression. What do we mean...[ read more ]

Strength Based Testing, Assessments and Recommendations

By Jonathan Huffman  At Wellness Psychological Services we take a holistic approach when conducting our psychological and neuropsychological evaluations. We accomplish this by identifying areas for improvement and areas of strength. Researchers have noted the importance of identifying areas of strength during neuropsychological evaluations. These strengths may serve as compensatory strategies for areas of improvement (Silver et tal., 2008). Therefore,...[ read more ]

How To Tell if You Have Disordered Eating

How To Tell if You Have Disordered Eating This month, we’ve been talking about disordered eating, and how it affects our mental and physical health. If you missed our blog from earlier in March, you can check it out here: But what if you’re unsure if you’re struggling with disordered eating? Here are some helpful tips to help you decide...[ read more ]

How to Handle Burnout

In our last blog post, we talked about how to define burnout, as well as signs that you’re experiencing it. But now what? What do you do once you’ve identified that it’s burnout that you’re dealing with? What steps can you take to alleviate the stress and exhaustion that comes with it? For some, the only solution is to literally...[ read more ]

What is Burnout and How to Recognize it

What is Burnout and How to Recognize it Webster’s Dictionary defines burnout as: exhaustion of physical or emotional strength or motivation usually as a result of prolonged stress or frustration. In his original 1974 article, Herbert Freudenberger, who coined the term burnout, described the state of being burned out as “becoming exhausted by making excessive demands on energy, strength, or resources” in the workplace....[ read more ]

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