By Jonathan Pishner People often fail to seek treatment for their trauma because it's "not bad enough". There is no objective measure for which traumas deserve treatment; if a negative event was traumatic, it deserves treatment. Other people's trauma cannot beat up your trauma. In this video, Jonathan shares more ideas about how trauma [...]
By Jonathan Pishner There are a lot of myths surrounding how our love relationships should work. An unspoken myth is how we resolve problems in a relationship. Many people think that once the problem is talked out, it should never come up again. This simply isn't what happens, and it often causes a NEW [...]
By Jonathan Pishner There is a lot of power in showing people that you care. Jonathan shares the importance of friends and family and how YOU can help someone you care about that might be contemplating suicide. Don't think you can't help just because you don't have a degree in psychology. Love and empathy [...]
By Jonathan Pishner There can probably never be "enough" resources for suicide, but there are more than some people realize. Jonathan outlines underutilized resources that are available to many people for suicide prevention. For more videos by our counselors, check out our YouTube Channel.
By Jonathan Pishner As part of National Suicide Awareness Month, we are sharing information on the prevention of suicide. In this video, Jonathan shares some of the steps people go through as emotional pain intensifies, and encourages anyone who is in these steps to seek help. For more videos by our counselors, check out [...]
By Jonathan Pishner Suicide is one of the most important mental health topics we could possibly cover. The "why" of suicide can look different, but it always comes down to one thing: intense, unendurable pain that looks like it won't end. Jonathan shares thoughts around this and how to use this idea to be helpful. [...]
By Jonathan Pishner When things are bad, it's hard to be hopeful, and yet that means it's the most important time to have some optimism. Jonathan expains some simple ways you can explore this with yourself and have some optimism during troubled times. For more videos by our counselors, check out our YouTube Channel.
By Jonathan Pishner With all of the new stressors added daily, piling on top of the old stressors, many people are getting worn down. This can lead to a type of trauma called "wear and tear" trauma. Jonathan shares some ideas for how to keep your psychological "shields" as strong as possible so that you [...]
By Courtney Zemerick Many people are accidentally beating themselves up during quarantine, just because they're not using the time to "get ahead". Courtney shares some thoughts about this, and affirms it's ok to just "get by" some days. For more videos by our counselors, check out our YouTube Channel.
By: Jonathan Pishner Self-hatred is a problem for many people, and it becomes a problem for one very important reason: it often works (temporarily). Jonathan discusses this in more detail and now a person can let go of self-hatred as a strategy a little more quickly. For more videos by our counselors, check out [...]