Obesity: Facts You Need Know

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one-third of US adults are obese. This equates to 78.6 million individuals in America who meet the criteria for obesity. What is more alarming is that some of the leading causes of preventable death conditions (like Type 2 Diabetes and Heart Disease) are related

Out of the Darkness: Social Support and Awareness Help Cure ALL Illnesses, So Why Do We Discriminate?

Out of the Darkness: social support and awareness help cure ALL illnesses, so why do we discriminate? A high school freshman is diagnosed with a rare form of cancer that is known to spread quickly and be fatal- but is highly treatable if identified early and treated to promptly and consistently. His parents rally the support

Valuing the Invaluable: Care for the Caregiver

Caregivers are people who provide unpaid care and assistance to loved ones suffering from chronic illness or disability.  Being a caregiver, you know it can be a very rewarding, personal experience. Caregiving requires many qualities including humility, vulnerability, altruism, and empathy. These qualities ground us in our humanity and give life a sense of meaning

The Force Behind Healthy Cholesterol

Cholesterol is like the Force. We have the Jedi cholesterol (Good Side) and the Sith cholesterol (Dark Side). And just as in Star Wars, there is a struggle for balance. We must live with both the good and the bad. The key to maintaining a good Force is by embracing the positive ways of the

“You Just Don’t Get Me”: Parenting Your Teenager

When I was an adolescent, I kept a detailed journal. I figured that no one understood me, and I would never want my future daughters to feel that same way. I imagined sharing my writing and my multitude of negative experiences with these hypothetical daughters, and felt that they would feel a rush of relief

The Southeast Psych Super Conference

We are excited to announce our THIRD Super Conference with special guest Michelle Icard! This is a day to come learn, connect, and grow through 20 FREE presentations given by our very own experts. The conference will be held at our SouthPark location on Friday October 24th.  There will be twenty hour-long presentations collectively covering topics

How Does Anxiety Impact Sleep?

How Does Anxiety Impact Sleep? When we worry, we become physiologically stimulated resulting in alertness and difficulty with sleep. Worry gives our brain a signal indicating there is a threat and our body instinctually prepares itself for action. So of course it is hard to sleep. Tips to Improve Anxiety at Bedtime Make Your Bedroom