Call Us Today! (304) 381-3659|info@apexcounseling.org

Blog

Home/Blog/

You’re Not Crazy, Stop Saying That [video]

By: Jonathan Pishner Many people call themselves "crazy" because they don't understand their feelings or behaviors.  Learn why that's a bad idea and a more helpful way to view it.   https://youtu.be/MoPeaFjon90

By |2019-06-17T14:13:35+00:00June 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on You’re Not Crazy, Stop Saying That [video]

A Culture of Perfection: Anxiety in Child Athletes

By: Lucas Ziems Ever heard of the phrase “Practice makes perfect?” It turns out this one, seemingly simple phrase, which is meant to motivate us to work hard and improve our skills, is also a great example of the culture that perpetuates many of the mental health issues we are seeing in our present-day young [...]

By |2020-09-17T03:44:39+00:00March 11th, 2019|Parenting, Stress|Comments Off on A Culture of Perfection: Anxiety in Child Athletes

Parenting Teenagers: Help Them Achieve Mastery

By: Jonathan Pishner One of the basic struggles for a teenager is learning how to lead a fulfilling life, and building the identity that will take them to it. Some of that structure requires the Belonging we discussed in previous posts.  Another essential building block for the healthy human is: Mastery. In humans of any [...]

By |2020-09-17T03:44:39+00:00January 28th, 2019|Parenting|Comments Off on Parenting Teenagers: Help Them Achieve Mastery