Since the lockdown mandate in March 2020, COVID-19 has been an unavoidable part of life. The virus and its consequences brought on anxieties about many things, including physical health, economic uncertainties, feelings of isolation and loneliness in quarantine, and more. With the vaccine and society beginning to open up, we might expect to feel hopeful. However, if you’re feeling anxious … [Read more...] about Depression & Anxiety As We Head Toward a New Normal
COVID-19 has affected daily life on a global scale since early 2020. This is especially true for teens and children. The impact of COVID-19 on adolescents is undeniable. For many children and teens, COVID-19 changed their daily lives on a large scale. For students, the pandemic meant going from the social atmosphere provided by schools, clubs, and sports teams to social distancing and long … [Read more...] about The Wide-Spread Impact of COVID-19 on Adolescents
Stress is always something that exists in our lives, but due to COVID-19, you may be wondering how stress is differing during a panic. Like a toxin in the air, stress can do harm to us even if we don’t immediately notice it. We typically become aware that stress affects us when we have to make decisions, during major life changes, or when unexpected things happen to us. However, during a … [Read more...] about Stress During a Pandemic and Stress Therapy
Stress is a natural response to major events and situations in our life. A little stress is okay while it remains manageable, but if stress begins to affect your everyday life, it may be time to consider stress therapy. If you’re wondering how stress therapy works, it’s similar to standard therapy, with a heavy focus on stress, anxiety, and how these affect your life overall. You meet with a … [Read more...] about Stress Therapy and How it Works at Philly Family Life Counseling LLC
There is no doubt that this pandemic is taking a toll on the mental health of frontline workers, first responders and last responders. Doctors, nurses, paramedics, grocery store employees, warehouse workers, delivery persons, and other essential workers have been burdened with the responsibility of saving lives and continuing to work so others can stay home safely. When a crisis on this scale … [Read more...] about Mental Health and Frontline Workers: What Happens When the Panic Fades?