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Ruminations on the science and art of psychology and behavior

Happier Holidays: Skills for the Season when you have an Eating Disorder

Happier Holidays: Skills for the Season when you have an Eating Disorder

November 6, 2021 springsource

It is the time of year when my clients start to express trepidation about the upcoming holidays and the emphasis on Food, Family, and Feelings. For someone with an eating disorder, the holidays aren’t always so bright and merry.  In fact, they bring a lot of challenges. In anticipation of these challenges, I tend to […]

Mental Health Among College Students During the Age of COVID-19

Mental Health Among College Students During the Age of COVID-19

October 7, 2021 springsource

Mental health challenges have been on the rise for the past decade, and college students are among the most vulnerable groups. College introduces many new stressors into a young adult’s life, so it may not be surprising that anxiety is the most common mental health problem for students. In 2019, over 50% of college students reported […]

Social Media & Mental Health

Social Media & Mental Health

September 15, 2021 springsource

Almost all experts agree that spending time on social media impacts our mental health. Many studies have found links between social media use and mental health challenges such as depression, anxiety, and eating disorders. With the average American spending several hours on their phone each day, it is important to examine our own relationships with social […]

Meet the SpringSource Team

Meet the SpringSource Team

July 21, 2021 springsource

At SpringSource, we are GROWING!  We have immediate openings and are available to take on new clients.  As has been well-documented during the pandemic, there are highly elevated numbers of individuals suffering from anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, substance abuse, among other mental health concerns (Czeisler, M. É. et al., 2020.) Vulnerable groups, including racial and […]

What Can Be Done

What Can Be Done

June 10, 2020 springsource

At SpringSource, we are sad, angry and devastated about the recent death of George Floyd, an innocent black man who was murdered by a white police officer in Minnesota, while his co-workers stood by. Like many of you, we find ourselves asking, what can be done? As white women, we are aware that it is not […]

The Psychological Impact of Quarantine

The Psychological Impact of Quarantine

April 30, 2020 springsource

Our timing to open our group practice during a world pandemic might be considered unusual.  However, we know the profound impact this crisis is likely to have on interpersonal relationships, work status, life choices, and mental health overall.  We feel there is no better time to create a safe and empathic place to heal and […]

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