New Beginnings

Welcome to CounselingMatters.live and to our first post!  I am honored you are taking the time to visit and read on.  This blog will have many contributors on many different mental health subjects and topics of interest for people interested in living an emotionally healthy lifestyle. I hope you find these entries helpful. This entry... Continue Reading →

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Seasonal Affective Disorder

The time is upon us when the air is crisper, the leaves are changing, all foods are spiced with pumpkin and the days are shorter. Yes, fall is upon us. During this time many people start to experience a change in their mood and usually are not aware of a specific reason why. With the... Continue Reading →

Recognizing Burnout

​Burnout is a word we often use within the helping professions. It has become the topic of numerous continuing education classes, lectures, and seminars and is something that we strive to prevent at all costs. Although burnout is a hot topic within the field of mental health, it is a phenomenon that can be experienced... Continue Reading →

What Does Wellness Really Mean?

The word wellness is used quite often to describe various health related things in the media. But what does it really mean? According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary, wellness is a noun defined as: the quality of state of being in good health especially as an active sought goal. Although it is qualified as a... Continue Reading →

A Grateful Intern

As a graduate student in a counseling program at Trinity Christian college, the anxiety in the pit of everyone's stomach is their internship. It is a state requirement that demands a certain amount of hours with clients and other duties of a counselor. It is also a way to gain real world experience, understanding, and insight... Continue Reading →

Postpartum Group at Olive Branch!

Another supportive and safe postpartum group run by Carolyn LoScuito, MA, LPC will begin September 15! It’s a wonderful opportunity to meet others in need of postpartum support and connection. When: Saturday September 15th (start date) 10 AM - 11 AM Where: OBCA 6819 W. 167th Street, Tinley Park, IL Price: $30/session Contact: Please contact... Continue Reading →

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