Making the “new normal” normal

2020-05-20T13:35:36+00:00

Making the "New Normal" normal Counselor Mike Vaughn tells us how to live in the "now" and reduce anxiety about the future https://www.wcnc.com/article/entertainment/television/charlotte-today/counseling-normal-anxiety/275-2c58d060-9617-4c9e-b816-33e1c57bb754

Making the “new normal” normal2020-05-20T13:35:36+00:00

Supporting Your Children and Teens During COVID-19

2020-05-12T02:36:18+00:00

Supporting Your Children and Teens During COVID-19 We’re all aware that COVID-19 has changed our lives in many ways. The adjustment has been difficult for many of us. As adults, we have had to deal with the stresses of working from home or losing our jobs, trying to maintain our family’s physical safety, and managing [...]

Supporting Your Children and Teens During COVID-192020-05-12T02:36:18+00:00

Coronavirus – Anxiety & Depression

2020-04-29T15:17:40+00:00

How the Coronavirus Pandemic Could Exacerbate Anxiety and Depression. Keeping Yourself Healthy Through It. This pandemic with its rules for social distancing, staying quarantined in our homes, having to isolate from family and friends. Not being able to work and do the things people naturally do or activities that you enjoy like attending church, exercise [...]

Coronavirus – Anxiety & Depression2020-04-29T15:17:40+00:00

Coronavirus:  Ways to Cope with Anxiety

2020-03-25T23:42:25+00:00

Coronavirus:  Ways to Cope with Anxiety https://www.wcnc.com/video/entertainment/television/charlotte-today/ways-to-cope-with-anxiety/275-d0e7260d-bf4d-474a-be5e-98c80a2f0b8e Click here to see therapist Mike Vaughn on Charlotte Today talking about ways to cope with anxiety concerning the Coronavirus.    

Coronavirus:  Ways to Cope with Anxiety2020-03-25T23:42:25+00:00

Sleep in Adolescents, does it impact mental health?

2020-03-20T02:14:23+00:00

Sleep in Adolescents, does it impact mental health? Sleep is a universal biological characteristic that impacts all species and if it is neglected, one that refuses to be ignored. The precise functionality of sleep is still a mystery on many levels however, data shows it is critical to cognitive, somatic, and psychological processes (Brand & [...]

Sleep in Adolescents, does it impact mental health?2020-03-20T02:14:23+00:00

Helping a Loved One with an Eating Disorder

2020-03-10T16:46:25+00:00

Helping a Loved One with an Eating Disorder According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Eating Disorders, at least 30 million people in the U.S. of all genders and ages suffer from an eating disorder ( https://anad.org/education-and-awareness/about-eating-disorders/eating-disorders-statistics/). Perhaps a loved one in your family or a close friend in your circle are [...]

Helping a Loved One with an Eating Disorder2020-03-10T16:46:25+00:00

The Permission to Grieve

2020-02-25T14:44:58+00:00

The Permission to Grieve Now when Mary came to where Jesus was and saw him, she fell at his feet, saying to him, “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.”  When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who had come with her also weeping, he was deeply moved in his spirit and greatly troubled. And [...]

The Permission to Grieve2020-02-25T14:44:58+00:00

Marital Therapy:  How it works, And the best Outcomes.

2020-02-14T20:07:08+00:00

Marital Therapy:  How it works, And the best Outcomes. Keeping your marriage healthy and happy over time takes work and is sometimes it be a difficult. It is wonderful when a couple in a troubled relationship can recognize and jointly work out their differences. This process is seldom easy, however. Once problems have started to [...]

Marital Therapy:  How it works, And the best Outcomes.2020-02-14T20:07:08+00:00

THE NECESSITY OF BEAUTY

2020-02-12T21:38:09+00:00

THE NECESSITY OF BEAUTY Practicing mindfulness can be the beginning of kindness to your heart, soul, mind, and body. Mindfulness is being present in the moment without judgement and without trying to change it.  It is the practice of observing/wordless watching through the senses.  It is focused attention and growing awareness through our senses.  If [...]

THE NECESSITY OF BEAUTY2020-02-12T21:38:09+00:00

Longing

2020-02-12T21:37:03+00:00

Longing Recently I was reading the book Unwanted, by Jay Stringer; in which he writes about the process of healing from sexual brokenness. He writes about the need to look at those things that bind us, through the lens of what we really need. In a similar vein I have often asked my clients to [...]

Longing2020-02-12T21:37:03+00:00