Fall is among us! What is your favorite thing about fall? Is it the cooler weather, the pumpkin spice lattes, rain boots, or holiday festivities? For some people, this can be their least favorite time of year. With the changing seasons, it can also bring about changes in mental health status.
Time heals all wounds, the poets have written, but is that really the case when we lose a loved one?
Shame is a powerful emotion that leads one to feel defective and/or damaged. Shame has a major impact on self-esteem and self-image. Many times individuals get shame and guilt confused. The difference is that shame leads one to feel that the whole self is wrong, while guilt is situational.
In honor of our fallen and serving soldiers this month we would like to take a moment to honor those that have fought in the past and are still fighting for our country, lives, and freedom. We are continually inspired by the work that our clients are doing for the mental health community.
Jenna Prada, career educator, has experience in classrooms, school leadership, and behavioral and academic interventions. She currently heads the Learning Link, an organization that helps parents effectively advocate for their children in educational settings. Jenna specializes in differentiating, goal setting, and communicating to create a diverse community of learners.
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