Black Mental Health

An Interview with LaNita Jefferson and Ashley Waddington             In recognition of Black History Month, this issue of the Mental Health Blog looks a little different. In order to gain perspective on black mental health from a counselor’s lens, I interviewed LaNita Jefferson and Ashley Waddington, the founders of Carolina Assessment Services. Counseling different culturalContinue reading “Black Mental Health”

Getting Through the Holidays

While the holidays can be a joyous time for many, they also come in bearing many unique stressors. Oftentimes, it is our family who know how to push our buttons the best. The expectations of the holidays means that tensions are high, and with tension comes anxiety, fatigue, and sadness.1 If you feel guilty forContinue reading “Getting Through the Holidays”

What to expect during your FIRST appointment..

It might seem weird, that first session with a complete stranger, but that weird feeling is normal. During your first appointment, it is fairly easy – you’ll come in, meet with your therapist, and they’ll dig right into all your business. Kidding! You’ll come in, meet with your therapist, and you will go through anContinue reading “What to expect during your FIRST appointment..”