Elevate You.

The best wellness and mental health articles written for you, by professionals.

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Social Media Addiction

Counseling With Tricia

No wonder it’s so hard to avoid checking FB, Instagram, Twitter and whatever else there is, a million times a day.

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Why Group Therapy is Key to Healing From Addiction

Latisha Taylor Ellis, MS, LPC, CAMS, CGS, FVIP Provider

A variety of treatment plans exist for people who have developed an addiction. Group therapy is one that has survived through the ages. It's an essential ingredient in recovery that one should not ignore, and here's why:


Tearing Down Walls and...

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Internet Safety Rules to Teach Your Children

Latisha Taylor Ellis, MS, LPC, CAMS, CGS, FVIP Provider

The internet has been marvelous to our generation. However, it is full of danger. Children are at risk of exposure to phishing, malware, an intrusion of privacy, stalking, bullying, and obscenity. Teaching your kids how to use the internet safely is critical. Here are...

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4 Reasons You Should Never Be Ashamed To Talk About Depression

Latisha Taylor Ellis, MS, LPC, CAMS, CGS, FVIP Provider

Depression is often mentioned but never really discussed. It's a "condition," yet some don't realize it's legitimacy. This failure can lead those who live with it to question if this problem of theirs matters, thus leading to a feeling of guilt and shame. Here are four...

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4 Biggest Stressors In Modern Young Adult Life

Latisha Taylor Ellis, MS, LPC, CAMS, CGS, FVIP Provider

You’ve just graduated high school and are now pressured to attend the real world of either working or furthering your education. But how are you supposed to know what to do when the only classes your high school offered were based around math, science, and reading?...

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Intimacy in Marriage - Pillow Talk

Linnea Willis

As humans, we yearn to feel connected to one another and while sex may bring us physically close, it does not provide the warmth that emotional intimacy provides.

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Step-Parenting for Dummies

Linnea Willis


Let’s face it. Step-parenting is the bane of your existence. I completely get it. I am still in the midst of experiencing the challenges and the joys of step-parenting.


Along with these challenges to being a step-parent, there are some good...

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Ten Tips To Stop People-Pleasing

Rebecca C. Mandeville

If you’re a people-pleaser, you likely avoid conflict as much as possible in your interactions with others, and will deny your own truth in an attempt to make those you feel dependent upon and/or care about comfortable. But in reality chronic people-pleasing serves no one.

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