Personal, quality counseling services in downtown Middletown for adolescents and adults
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Daytime and late afternoon openings newly available for adolescent and adult clients with Sharon John, LCSW. Sharon has over twenty-five years' experience and helps clients struggling with anxiety, ADHD, school issues, stress, depression, relationships, life transitions, self-esteem, sexual orientation, loss, and trauma. Sharon is EMDR-trained and participates with BCBS, Highmark Health Options & Amerihealth Caritas insurance plans. New clients can call Dawn at (302) 898-1616 for information & scheduling.
988 LIFELINE is LIVE across the U.S. today!
Today is a historical day for su***de prevention and mental health in the U.S.! The National Su***de Prevention Lifeline, now known as the 988 Su***de & Crisis Lifeline, can be more easily reached by calling or texting 988, or chatting on 988lifeline.org.
988 serves as a universal entry point so that no matter where you live in the U.S., you can easily access 24/7 emotional support. You do not have to be suicidal to reach out. Our trained crisis counselors can help you through whatever mental health challenges you are experiencing.
We're so grateful to SAMHSA, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Federal Communications Commission, and our other su***de prevention and mental health partners in the field for working together to get us here, and we look forward to growing and expanding our services and supports in the years to come.
“Rant & Reset” Teen grief group (virtual)- follow Sean's House to learn about the incredibly important work they’re doing to support young people!
Resource: Upcoming group offering for parents from Center for Child Development
We now have openings for new adolescent and adult clients! Meet Sharon John, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over twenty-five years' experience. She is available for day and evening appointments working with a variety of issues, such as anxiety, ADHD, school issues, stress, depression, relationships, life transitions, self-esteem, sexual orientation, loss, and trauma. Sharon is EMDR-trained and participates with BCBS and Highmark Health Options insurance plans. New clients can call (302) 898-1616 for scheduling.
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We all have complicated relationships with social media. You can build a safe experience online. 💚 The way you use social media is for YOU!
(Shout out to Gemma Correll for her continued support of !)
So happy to welcome Sharon John to our practice. Sharon is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over twenty-five years of experience working with individuals and groups supporting pre-teens, adolescents, adults, individuals and families in various settings. She is available for appts after 6/1 to help adolescents and adults with a variety of issues, such as anxiety, social anxiety, ADHD, school issues, stress, depression, relationships, life transitions, self-esteem, sexual orientation, loss, and trauma. She is EMDR-trained and is currently working towards becoming a EMDR-Certified.
New clients can call (302) 898-1616 for scheduling. Day and evening appts available, teletherapy or in-person for fully vaccinated clients. BCBS health plans accepted, all other plans out-of-network.
Anxiety is an increasingly common struggle and has become evident in youth more than ever this year. What is "normal" anxiety and when is it a "disorder"? Mark your calendars for this free presentation on 12/17.
Childhood Anxiety Disorders: All the Monsters in the Closet
December 17, 2020, 7pm to 8pm
Christiana Care School-Based Health Centers, in conjunction with Behavioral Health, are proud to present an interactive Zoom presentation by Dr. Maria McCarthy, a Child and
Photos from American Foundation for Su***de Prevention - Delaware Chapter's post
The National Domestic Violence Hotline is open & available 24/7.
During this difficult time of self-isolation and social distancing, we need to look out for each other. Not everyone is safe while staying in the home. It can be a very difficult and dangerous time for those experiencing domestic violence. If you think you hear your neighbor experiencing domestic violence, reach out to an Advocate to see how you might be able to support your neighbor at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233), 1-800-787-3224 TTY, or chat online at anytime at www.thehotline.org. NO MORE
Feel how YOU need to feel. 💛Art by Cleo Wade
A little reminder!
True then & everyday
: eye-opening results from last year’s screenings of over 500k people.
The second "One Mile an Hour-24" will be held Friday June 7th from 6 pm to Saturday June 8th at 6 pm at Appoquinimink High School. This fundraising event was started last year by a local Appo HS student and her father to raise awareness of mental health issues and to promote the positive mental health benefits of running and physical activity. www.onemileanhour24.com
Thoughts on the Run: 'One Mile' event helps mental health programs The second “One Mile an Hour – 24” is scheduled for June 7 and 8 at Appoquinimink High School. And this simple public awareness campaign
"...when we do something for our physical health, we’re proud, excited, inspired and empowered. We feel great about our decision, and we want to tell everyone.
But how often do we beam with pride or happily shout that we’re going to therapy? How many people actually do that? Ever?"
Christina Iglesia, Psy.D: "Therapy is one of the few opportunities in which you are encouraged to explore and express your authentic self, allowing for deeper personal connections and engagement in life... an invaluable experience that fosters personal growth for anyone who’s open to it... a safe space, without bias and without judgment... seeking therapy is a sign of strength...Therapy requires active participation and commitment, with a focus on identifying obstacles, and often requiring us to make difficult changes,”
“Living in denial or avoidance takes limited effort, while showing up to process difficult emotions and life events in therapy is courageous, and should be viewed as such by society."
Why Therapy Is Actually Cool When we start going to the gym, start taking a replenishing yoga class, start drinking more water, start taking a multivitamin, start going to an acupuncturist or a massage therapist, we can't wait to shout it from the rooftops. In other words, when we do something for our physical health, we're pro...
Some straightforward and real ways to have conversations about mental health.
How to Start (and Continue!) a Conversation About Mental Health: A #RealConvo Guide from AFSP Here are some quick pointers you can use for having a with the people in your life.
How do you think implementing programs like “Mental Health Mondays” in schools could be beneficial?
'Mental Health Mondays' change student body at Central High School In the wake of the Parkland High School shooting, this program is helping students learn about tragedy in a unique way.
Taking a mental health screening from Mental Health America is a quick way to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition such as Depression, Anxiety, PTSD or Addictions.
Note that screenings are not diagnostic instruments, so share your results with a healthcare provider for medical advice.
Mental Health Screening Tools | Screening 2 Supports Taking a mental health screening is one of the quickest and easiest ways to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition. Mental health conditions, such as depression or anxiety, are real, common and treatable. And recovery is possible.
Yesterday, the American Foundation for Su***de Prevention unveiled a public awareness campaign with Instagram called that encourages people to have real conversations about mental health on social media.
Check out the entire campaign at instagram.com/afspnational
American Foundation for Su***de Prevention and Instagram Launch Mental Health Campaign #RealConvo Home » Lifesaver Blog » American Foundation for Su***de Prevention and Instagram Launch Mental Health Campaign
Dawn Schatz Lcsw's first Emotional Wellness Column for the The Middletown Transcript: Conversations about mental health should be as easy and common as talking about any of the other "ailments" or struggles we talk about in a given day.
EMOTIONAL WELLNESS: Mental health for everyone In this new monthly Middletown Transcript column, Dawn Schatz, LCSW, DVS, talks about emotional wellness -- not simply the absence of illness or problems,
May marks the 70th annual ! Increase awareness of the connection between physical and and ways to improve your overall wellbeing by downloading Mental Health America's free toolkit, completing a confidential online screening and more.
Mental Health Month May is Mental Health Month 2019 This year marks MHA's 70th year celebrating Mental Health Month!
Focus on the good instead.
Coming up at Wellbeing on Main
YOGA FOR MENOPAUSE 5 Week Series with Valerie Murray, RYT500 of Krivana Yoga
Monday Evenings 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
March 11 – April 8, 2019
Learn techniques to accept your changing body, assist with hot flashes, night sweats, sleep disruptions, changing relationship dynamics & mood swings.
Space limited to five participants. $60 for 5 week series
To register, please call Valerie at 302-357-7635
or email [email protected]
Do you have a baby at home? The Appoquinimink Library is hosting “Practical Parenting” this Thursday morning for a little education and socializing with other parents.
You’ve brought home baby—now what? Learn from the pros followed by time to socialize with other caregivers at the on Thursday, February 14 from 10:15-11:45 am. Call (302) 378-5588 for monthly topics and to join our reminder call list.
University of Delaware is celebrating with a series of events including this FREE 2 hour workshop next Tuesday 9/18 from 9-11 am "Promoting Your Inner Peace and Wellbeing". Pre-registration required.
Delaware Peace Week Promoting Your Inner Peace and Well Being Join us for a 2-hour session full of inspiration around how to find peace in the middle of chaos that typically overwhelms the mind, body and spirit. You will explore tools and experiences to show the ways to achieve inner peace. There will be guided meditat...
Hey parents: "In stressful situations when are emotions are easily triggered, it's hard to be the best version of ourselves. You can expect that your child will find those triggers." Thanks Center for Child Development for sharing
Mindful Parenting: How To Respond Instead Of React Managing our own emotions and behaviors is the key to teaching kids how to manage theirs.
June yoga schedule with Farah Breaux at Wellbeing on Main
Let’s talk about June. We’ve got the end of school, vacations, start of camps, and in our case, in laws visiting as well. It’s busy.
So, what does this mean? It means we NEED yoga!
Here’s our June schedule for Wellbeing on Main.
I will also be posting about a few series specials for our kids and a secret surprise for our adults (all ages really), in the next few days.
I will also be posting about some evening yoga classes at The Center for Conscious Healing, where I will be splitting my time.
Preregistration is required for our classes & there are discounts available for class/series passes.
*please take note of our cancellation policy on the schedule below.
See you on your mats!
Appoquinimink School District and Delaware State Police will be presenting a Public Safety Workshop tomorrow from 6-8 pm at Redding MIddle School on the topic of Violent Intruder Preparedness & Response. Discussion to include: Active Shooter Events, Emergency Preparedness, Suspicious Activity Reporting, Hometown Security Threats. No registration necessary.
Public Safety Workshop: Violent Intruder Preparedness & Response - Appoquinimink Schools are proud to partner with the Delaware State Police to provide a public workshop for area residents on Wednesday, April 11, from 6-8pm in the auditorium at Louis L. Redding Middle School. We invite you to join us as we learn to more proactively handle the threat of an aggressive intruder or active shooter event. Topics will include a discussion of the following: Active Shooter Events, Emergency Preparedness, Suspicious Activity Reporting, Hometown Security Threats. Open this story for a copy of the flyer and contact information.. http://edne.tw/n504602
Adult victims of crime are invited to participate in 2 FREE creative writing workshops to address issues unique to those who've experienced a crime. Participants will work on their own individual pieces. Dover and N. Wilmington locations.
The VRTF is sponsoring two creative writing workshops for survivors of crime. These workshops will be led by Tahira http://www.tahiraproductions.com/, a popular and inspirational artist and storyteller. Tahira's instructional presentation uses the art of storytelling to address issues faced by crime victims and each participant will work on their own individual piece.
The first workshop will be the evening of Thursday, March 29th at Bellevue Community Center:
The second workshop will be the evening of Thursday, April 5th at the Dover Public Library:
Please register via the Eventbrite links above and in the flyer.
Almost daily yoga at Wellbeing on Main with Farah Breaux this month including Kids, Tween/Teen, Parent/Child and Prenatal yoga. Some classes require pre-registration. Discounts for all clients of providers at Wellbeing on Main, teachers, mental health professionals and military.
No better way to roll into the weekend than to announce that I will continue my collaboration with Wellbeing on Main and offer even MORE Y O G A!
There will be yoga, meditation, and a few special pop ups to be announced.
Check out our March schedule and please share. Hope to see you on your mats!
Oh, a quick note, while titled, “mommy & me”, our class is open to all parents, guardians, caretakers..etc, who want to accompany their little yogis❤️
Registration & Inquires can be directed to:
email: [email protected] OR 302-757-3113
The Appo Counseling team showed our colors yesterday but were too busy to share on Facebook but we stand for dating violence awareness & assistance every day.
Balanced Mind Journey offers mental health and wellness services including counseling, birth doula, postpartum doula, and private yoga and reiki sessions. It would be an honor and privilege to meet you on your journey through life.
In-home emotional wellness visits during the 4th trimester + beyond. As licensed mental health professionals, we are able to bill most major insurance plans (Medicaid + Commercial) for our services.
The Center offers individual and couples psychotherapy, group therapy, psychic mediumship, various styles of yoga, acupuncture for emotional and physical needs, and massage therapy. For more information, please call us at 302-376-6144.
Counseling services in the Middletown, DE + Milford, DE community as well as telehealth counseling services in the State of Delaware.
Nobody said that it would be easy, but nobody said that you had to do it alone.
Pittman Behavioral Health we utilize medications and therapy to treat patients suffering with anxiety, weight management, binge eating, depression, ADHD, and bipolar disorders.