What To Do When You Are Feeling Blue

Share this… Many times, we hear people use the term “depression” casually or flippantly.  “I was so depressed, they were out of cupcakes.”  “That show ended on a very depressing note.”  However, actual clinical depression is a far different experience, and clinical depression has specific criteria that differentiates it from just sadness.  It can be quite Read More…

Anxiety in Childhood

Share this…Children experiencing anxiety often look very different than their adult counterparts.  This is very confusing for parents, teachers, and other adult caregivers, because when a child is demonstrating anger, behavioral outbursts, or defiance – often anxiety is not the first thought that comes to mind!  An anxious adult can usually put some words to Read More…

What Do All Those Acronyms After Your Name Mean?

Share this…In the helping profession, many of us have different credentials and qualifications that are foreign to those who are seeking help. Therapy Hive is a collaborative community of helping professionals that are committed to working together to help with mental and developmental disabilities and illnesses.  It is hard to know exactly who to ask Read More…

What Is Play Therapy

Share this…Your child is old enough to have strong opinions about what brand of chicken nuggets your buy, but not old enough to have an in depth conversation about their emotional world.  Your child has experienced a life-changing event, like a new sibling, divorce, or loss in the family, and you aren’t sure how he Read More…

Beating Mental Health Stigma

Share this…Asking for help can often be intimidating and daunting – opening a person up to feelings of shame, vulnerability, and feelings of risk.  When the type of help a person is seeking is related to mental health, unfortunately there is even more of a stigma associated.   We  are committed to collaboration and help and are here Read More…

What To Do In a Mental Health Crisis

Share this…As high profile, recent celebrity deaths have shown us, suicidal thoughts and actions do not discriminate.  Rich or poor, famous or anonymous, depression, anxiety, addiction, and serious mental illness can strike anyone.  If you have ever called a therapist or a counselor and gotten their voicemail, chances are you’ve heard a variation of “If Read More…

Tips for Getting the Most Out of Therapy

Share this…Therapy is a vulnerable, and expensive process.  Making the choice to go to a therapist is tough, and finding the right fit of a therapist is complicated by the fact that more and more therapists are out of network.  This is due to poor reimbursement rates, time consuming and bureaucratic approval and authorization processes, and Read More…

Five Signs You Might Need Therapy

Share this…To wrap up Mental Health Awareness month, we at Therapy Hive wanted to share some information and resources on when it may be time to seek help. Seeking help does not mean that there is something inherently wrong with you, but rather is an indication of strength, seeking help and self-understanding.  A person does not have to have Read More…