Understanding Postpartum Depression by Ashleigh Gabriel, LCSW   Postpartum Depression (PPD) has become almost a buzz phrase in the motherhood community lately, but with good reason. We are experiencing an increase in societal awareness of mental health issues and understanding their affects on people with PPD being one...

Ringing In the New Year! by Page Brockwell, LCSW   Happy New Year! The new year is often a time of reflection and renewal. People spend time reviewing the events of the past year and begin to think about the future and possible commitments for the year ahead....

Happiness: Now Available on Aisle 5 by Ashleigh Gabriel, LCSW          I hear it a lot from clients, “I just want to be happy.” The only problem with that desire is it often tends to be too black and white. First, we have to figure out...

Perfectionism: A Heavy Shield by Laura James, LPC-S   Perfectionism: An endless hamster wheel we get trapped in that tells us whatever we are doing or being is never good enough.  It may feel like it pushes us to our full potential and we may even receive accolades when...

As we celebrate Independence Day as a nation this month, I’d like to also reflect on another type of freedom. To be free mentally and emotionally is a great way to live. But what does that mean?   Many people feel burdened by anxiety or depression; some...

Letters To My Former Self by Lora Leslie DeMoss, LCSW "Life is one big transition." -Willie Stargill I’ve been thinking a lot about life transitions and perspective lately. Each phase of life seems challenging and some days even feel impossible, but somehow I’ve made it though each transition stronger and...

TELEHEALTH NOTICE!

We are offering both in-office and telehealth counseling appointments. Although we have found that most insurance are considering telehealth a covered benefit at this point, we ask that you please call your insurance company to determine if you have telehealth benefits.

For in-office counseling sessions, we have a COVID-19 protocol that we are following and you will be emailed a copy of the consent form, as part of the intake paperwork when you become an Empowered Life Counseling client.  For specific questions, please feel free to consult your therapist within the practice.