Substance Use in a Pandemic

  Substance Use in a Pandemic By: Christy Barnhart (CBI Intern) – 8/18/2022 Some mental health professionals contend that Covid-19 has caused what Bessel van der Kolk, M.D., describes as “collective trauma” that we all experienced together. We confronted extreme stress during COVID, with… Read More

Social Anxiety and Re-Engaging Society

Social Anxiety and Re-Engaging Society By Brittany Steiner, Professional Counselor – 05/06/2022 As we progress through the COVID-19 pandemic, many individuals are beginning to re-engage in society after months or even years of social isolation or limited social contact. As more people get vaccinated and infection… Read More

Pandemic Fatigue

Pandemic Fatigue Wash your hands. Wear your mask. Social distance. Stay home if you can.  As a society, we have been hearing the same handful of instructions for almost two full years. We’ve become familiar with curbside pickup, at-home antigen testing, and Amazon is our new… Read More

Spicing Up Your Relationship

Spicing Up Your Relationship By Samantha Motto, (CBI Intern) 2/25/2022   How many times have we entered the words “spice up my relationship” into a search engine? Perhaps a title such as this has caught your attention on the cover of a magazine near the check… Read More

Psychological Testing

Psychological Testing By: Jessica Case, MSEd (pre-doctoral fellow) Psychological testing. What is psychological testing? Let’s break it down! Testing refers to an observation or examination, similar to what we might expect a student would take at… Read More

Enhancing Family Rituals and the Holidays

Enhancing Family Rituals and the Holidays By Brittany Watkins, (CBI Intern) 2/14/2022      The holidays can be the perfect opportunity to start, enhance, or simply continue family traditions. It doesn’t have to stop at family. Friends, co-workers, and even neighbors are perfect candidates to start… Read More