Roswell Therapist

How to Cope with Stress from Covid-19

Pandemics like the one we are currently going through from the novel coronavirus, are stressful. Thousands of people have lost their lives, millions have gotten sick, and that’s just from the illness itself. The pandemic has harmed millions more people indirectly, through job losses, isolation, and food insecurity. “We are facing a national trauma, whether … Read more

4 Ways to Have a Deep and Intimate Christmas with Family This Year

It happens every Christmas. The 25th rolls up and there you are on Christmas Day, disappointed. Quietly watching everyone hurriedly unwrap a gift and then moving on quickly to the next one, barely taking a breath. Guilt washes over you as you silently think, “Oh, I forgot to get that done”. “Oops, Christmas is now … Read more

5 Signs That You Have a Technology Addiction

5 Signs That You Have a Technology Addiction 1) At the dinner table, you can’t eat without looking at a screen 2) The first thing you do in the morning before even talking to someone is picking up your device. 3) People have complained to you, more than once, that you aren’t listening to them … Read more

Leverage Spring Fever Activities for Mental Health

Spring is here and with it brings a desire to get outside and participate in the sunshine! So take advantage of those spring fever activities and enjoy a better perspective on life. Don’t squash that inward cue to get out there and breathe it in. Listen to it and find something to do. If you … Read more

Opioid Crisis Triangle of Roswell, Alpharetta and Marietta

  Facts about the Opioid Problem in Atlanta If you haven’t heard about the heroin and opioid crisis in your subdivision or neighborhood yet, then consider yourself lucky. It’s everywhere and it’s spreading. In 2015, heroin and opioid drugs killed more people in counties inside ‘The Triangle’ than murders and car accidents combined in 2015. … Read more

Insomnia and Depression: The Chicken or The Egg?

Which came first? The insomnia or the depression? There has now been an established link between insomnia and depression! A comorbidity between not sleeping and mental issues. Recent evidence suggests that people with insomnia have a ten-fold risk of developing depression compared with those who sleep well. In other words, there is a close relationship … Read more

Does Love Last by Roswell Marriage Counselor Steve Brand

Does Love Last? Working as a national and local marriage counselor in Roswell, I get a lot of clients who ask this very question: “Can we save our love? Does love last?” The first thing we do before going any further is to seek to understand what they believe love is. Let’s make sure both … Read more

Codependency: What Is It? Steps to Fix It.

What is Codependency? “It is an emotional and behavioral condition that affects an individual’s ability to have a healthy, mutually satisfying relationship. It is also known as “relationship addiction” because people with codependency often form or maintain relationships that are one-sided, emotionally destructive and abusive.” In my practice, I have seen a lot of Codependence. … Read more