Mental Health Blog

Melanie Donohue, LCSW

Melanie Donohue, LCSW

Founder & Licensed Clinical Social Worker

How to Know When It’s Time to See a Therapist

Working with a therapist is an excellent way to improve your mental health and work through life’s challenges. Although there should be no shame in seeing a therapist, many people do hesitate before reaching out for help. You may tell yourself that your problems will

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7 Benefits of Senior Counseling

Counseling can be helpful at any age, but it’s often overlooked later in life. While there are many great life experiences that happen in older age, there are also some challenges. If you or an aging loved one is experiencing any difficult mental health symptoms,

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10 Ways to Relieve Anxiety in Seniors

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health conditions. Around 10 to 20 percent of older adults suffer from anxiety, and the disorder can have a major impact on your quality of life. Fortunately, there are many ways to manage it. The following are some

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Why Self-care Is So Important for Therapists

Therapists often talk about self-care with their clients, but it’s just as important that they practice it themselves. Because psychotherapists spend so much time supporting others through their challenges, self-care is necessary for preventing therapist burnout. If you work in the mental health field, never

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Technology Can Help Seniors Stay Connected During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic quickly changed daily life for everyone. To slow the spread of coronavirus, it’s recommended that everyone stay home as much as possible and keep their distance from others. Although social distancing is critical while we go through this crisis, it brings about

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10 Ways to Help Seniors Avoid Social Isolation

Social isolation is one of the most common problems affecting seniors, and we can’t ignore its effects. Older adults may lose many of their social resources as they retire and spend more time at home. Mobility limitations or health concerns can also prevent seniors from

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Self-care Tips for Therapists

Therapists dedicate their time and energy to helping others improve their mental health and reach their full potential. This work is very rewarding, but it can also be mentally and emotionally tiring. When you spend all day focusing on others, it’s easy to forget yourself.

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Benefits of Using Telehealth for Senior Counseling

Mental health counseling is an excellent way to talk through your challenges and improve your emotional well-being. Millions of people of all ages work with a therapist every year to address a wide range of concerns. Unfortunately, though, attending therapy sessions in a counselor’s office

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Telehealth Therapy: A New Option for Senior Counseling

Telehealth has been around for years, but it has become more popular lately with new advancements in video conferencing technology. It’s easier than ever to have a face-to-face conversation with your healthcare provider through the internet. One of the most popular applications of telehealth is

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