01 Aug
politics and mental health

Never-Ending Politics: Threats to Your Mental Wellness

Protect Your Mental Health from Tense Political Stress Election year in America can become a tense time for family and friends. Politics become a topic of conversation and opinions are shared widely on social media. The 2016 presidential election was a tough for many. The race between Clinton and Trump brought about divisive rhetoric and […]

11 Jul
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Reclaiming Your Energy

This week’s blog comes from Rhonda Bennetone, MSW with Lion Heart Life Healing Do you seem to feel tired and fatigued all the time? You may feel like you have nothing left to give. Could it be that you feel this way because you’ve given all of your energy away? You may be giving a […]

27 Jun
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It’s All About the Amygdala

What is the Amygdala?   Featuring Guest Franchon Francees We are featuring Franchon Francees this week. She helps organizations learn how to cope with stress and trauma reactions. LMV Counseling is all about helping improve the health of our region and sharing tools to help you feel better equipped to handle life’s stressors. Healing Your […]

13 Jun
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Quick Win for Young Adults Right Now

Jackie Tozour sits down to tell us what she is noticing with young adults and college students.  Jackie tells us folks are dealing with disillusionment. She provides us with tips for a quick win to help young adults and college students feel better now. Disillusionment Disillusionment is a feeling of disappointment resulting from the discovery […]

16 May
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Meet the Counselor- Catherine Ladd

WE ARE OFFERING TELETHERAPY DURING THIS TIME. GET STARTED NOW. Meet Catherine What do you love most about therapy? I currently specialize in grief and loss which can come in many forms. Loss of a loved one, a career, a child moving to college, physical changes to the body and anything that changes ones personal […]

04 May
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Alcohol Use During Quarantine

Alcohol & COVID-19 Quarantine This pandemic has shaken our lives, families, and economy to the core.  We have never experienced an event like this before.  There are some unique trends that have emerged during state’s stay at home orders.  One that is not perhaps surprising is the consumption and sales of alcohol.  Alcohol sales have […]

18 Apr
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Anxiety & Gratitude

Tame Anxiety with Gratitude A common theme in mental health right now is anxiety.  Our friends over at Restoring Connections Counseling Center put together this video to remind us how important gratitude is  Gratitude helps us combat our anxiety and focuses us on positivity. Read more about the benefits of gratitude: The Power of Positivity: […]

04 Apr
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Meet the Counselor- Jackie Tozour

WE ARE OFFERING TELETHERAPY DURING THIS TIME. GET STARTED NOW. Meet Jackie What do you love most about therapy? I enjoy being trusted with the deepest and most vulnerable corners of others lives and helping people to explore and identify their truest self. I love tapping into my intuitive nature to connect and advocate for […]

25 Mar
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How to Care for Yourself During Social Distancing

This post on caring for yourself during social distancing is adopted and shared with permission from Mental Health First Aid USA. Social Distancing Isolation from friends and family, job loss and death are challenges we’re all facing during these days of COVID-19. You are not alone. COVID-19 is affecting families across the world. We encourage […]

21 Mar
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Grief Counseling in Wilmington, NC

How to Cope with Grief Loss comes in many different forms. Coping with the loss of someone or something in your life is one of the biggest challenges people face.  Grief is often thought of as the process following the death of a loved one.  However, death is not the only type of loss that […]