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10 Signs That Therapy Might Be Right For You Right Now

10 Signs That Therapy Might Be Right For You Right Now

We recently shared a video over on TikTok with 10 signs that therapy might be right for you right now. Therapy offers different benefits at different life stages and transitions. It can be right for you for many different reasons. But we wanted to discuss some common reasons people seek out therapy that you may or may not already be aware of....[ read more ]

Conversations with Clinicians: Elizabeth Dausch

bay area therapist Elizabeth Dausch

Center for Mindful Psychotherapy is a non profit collective of 80 Associate Marriage and Family Therapists in the San Francisco Bay Area. You can learn more about each of them from perusing our Therapist Directory. In our Conversations with Clinicians series, we interview therapists in more depth. They share more about the work that the do, the clients that they...[ read more ]

What Is Burnout? What Can We Do About It?

burnout

Have you heard the word "burnout" a lot lately? Although coined in the 1970's, the term really started to get used a lot in the past couple of years. This is due in large part to the number of healthcare workers who have experienced burnout as a result of the pandemic. However, burnout isn't just something that happens to people...[ read more ]

Interview with LMFT April Snow About New HSP Workbook

HSP author interview

April Snow is a therapist who loves working with "Highly Sensitive Introverts who are ambitious and have big dreams for themselves but feel too overwhelmed to follow through or too worried to step outside the norm to live life on their own terms." (That's how she described it in our Conversations with Clinicians interview with her a while back.) In fact,...[ read more ]

988 Mental Health Crisis Line: What You Need to Know

988 lifeline

There's a reason that we created the 911 system for emergencies. It's so that people in a crisis can easily dial for help without having to memorize some long number. But what about when you have a mental health crisis or you're looking for a suicide prevention hotline number? In other words, for the times we you need crisis help...[ read more ]

What Is The Best Type of Therapy for Anxiety?

best type of therapy for anxiety

There are many different types of therapy. In fact, most therapists practice more than one modality so that they can adjust their techniques to the needs of different clients. So, it's hard to say for sure what the best type of therapy for anxiety it is. And when you factor in that there are different types of anxiety and of...[ read more ]

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Actually, so are October and July, which is kind of interesting. We'll get into the distinction below. Recognizing this, what exactly does it mean and what can we do to honor it? Mental Health Matters Every Day First of all, even though this is Mental Health Awareness month, we think it's important to note...[ read more ]

20 San Francisco Bay Area Therapists You Might Want to Know

20 San Francisco Bay Area Therapists You Might Want to Know

Therapy is a professional relationship. Sometimes people overlook the importance of that keyword: relationship. Of course, there are many different types of therapy. The modality is important. However, the person the therapist is - the way they work, the clients they serve, their core values - is also very important. Therefore, you'll want to look for the therapist who is...[ read more ]

14 Self Care Tips That Might Improve Your Wellbeing

14 Self Care Tips That Might Improve Your Wellbeing

Self-care is a buzzword and we have to be careful how we use it. All too often, self care habits can feel like just another overwhelming thing on a long to-do list. However, we can improve our lives when we carefully choose the self care tips that actually align with our values as well as our current needs. Self Care...[ read more ]

What Is High Functioning Anxiety and Why You Deserve Help

high functioning anxiety

There are many different types of anxiety. And within each of them, you can exist on a spectrum in terms of the different ways that it affects you. Many people with high functioning anxiety don't even realize that they deserve help to reduce the impact of this condition in their lives. However, you do. No one should have to live...[ read more ]