Rita Anderson

21 posts

When to Worry about Worrying

By Emily Pierson, M.Ed., Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Have you noticed yourself experiencing extreme amounts of stress? Do you worry too much about things you probably shouldn’t be? Is this stress or worry keeping you from doing things you used to love? Whether you’ve recently experienced these feelings or if […]

Body Image: What do you see?

By Emily Pierson, M.Ed., Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Are you a teenager or young adult? Have you found yourself wishing you looked different? Do you wish you were taller, had more muscle mass, or that you had that perfect tan? Maybe you want to look like the “Instagram models” who […]

Teachers: Your Health Matters Too

By Emily Pierson, M.Ed., Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor The spring semester of 2020 school year was just plain hard. Not to mention, every semester since then has been difficult as well. The COVID-19 pandemic sent schools across the country into a tailspin. Educators were forced to change everything and learn […]

 Helpers Needing Help

By Emily Pierson, M.Ed., Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor   Are you a helping professional? Has COVID-19, secondary trauma, stressful working conditions, or an overwhelming caseload got you feeling burnt out? If so, you are not alone. The last few years have brought a significant amount of stress to everyone, not […]

Navigating High School for teens

Navigating High School

By Emily Pierson, MEd, Mental Health Therapist Are you a high school student that feels lost? Are you struggling to balance school, a social life, activities and family responsibilities? Do you feel pressure to make decisions about your future? If so, know that you are not alone. In fact, teens […]