Back to Basics

By Lisa PhilippartLPC, BCPCC, BC-TMH Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed in May in the United States since May of 1949, and was started by the Mental Health America (MHA) organization. The purpose of Mental Health Awareness Month is to raise awareness and educate the public about mental illnesses, the realities of living with … Continue reading Back to Basics

Give an Hour

By Lisa Philippart, LPC BCPCC, BC-TMH I am so pleased and proud to be a part of and serve with the Give an Hour organization.  For the past 4 years I have been available to provide an hour of free mental health counseling per week to a veteran, retiree, or military family member. Give an … Continue reading Give an Hour

Relieving Symptoms of PTSD Through EPT™

By Kim DillonCertified EPT Emotional Healthcare PractitionerForgiveness Therapy, Relief Through EPT, LLC These symptoms of PTSD are well known: flashbacks, anxiety, depression, sensitivities to fireworks and other loud noises. Then there are triggers of trauma that manifest as nightmares, agitation, irritability, hostility, hypervigilance, self-destructive behavior, and social isolation. What is not well known is that … Continue reading Relieving Symptoms of PTSD Through EPT™

Following his calling: Meet Ty Oswald

Ty Oswald is an Army veteran, dad, husband and has PTSD. He is a Huntsville native (Buckhorn High School) and the military was always his calling. “Both of my parents served and I couldn’t see myself doing anything else. He served for 6 years as an OH 58 Avionics and Weapons Systems Specialist. He deployed … Continue reading Following his calling: Meet Ty Oswald

Senior’s Mental Health Can Be Harmed by Many Factors

By Dr. Donald Klasing, Medical Director, Unity Psychiatric Care at Huntsville Living through this pandemic has caused a lot of stress, anxiety and grief, which has led to a spike in mental health problems. Yet, researchers have discovered something surprising: Older adults generally have had fewer mental health struggles during this period than younger people. … Continue reading Senior’s Mental Health Can Be Harmed by Many Factors

What Is Emotional Polarity Technique™ and How Can It Help You

By Kim DillonCertified EPT Emotional Healthcare Practitioner Forgiveness TherapyRelief Thru EPT, LLC Relief Thru EPT™ (Emotional Polarity Technique ™) is an emotional healthcare practice that is a completely different approach to emotional health. It is an evidence-based procedure; not talk therapy. This procedure relieves stress, blocks and traumas preventing you from living your highest and … Continue reading What Is Emotional Polarity Technique™ and How Can It Help You