What You Need to Know about Dating Someone with PTSD

We’ve all lived through our share of hard times. Because truthfully, have you seen the state of the entire world? But for some, the trauma of their experiences stays with them for the long haul.  In fact, 6 out of every 100 people will have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at some point in their lives, [...]


How to Combat Financial Stress During Inflation

Every time you go to the supermarket, the prices somehow seem to have increased since the last time you were there. And don’t even get us started about the cost of the gas that it takes to get you there. For the average American, the ever-growing cost of inflation is enough to stress anyone out. [...]


Let’s (Finally) Talk About the Differences Between Free Time and Availability

It's time to stop blending your availability with your free time. By Olivia Verhulst, LMHC at Let's Talk Psychological Wellness, P.C. Many things have felt blurred during this pandemic as we work from home, play from home, educate our kids from home, and so on and so forth. The blurriness continues to manifest (at least [...]


Teletherapy: Common Questions Answered

By Allison Lane The COVID-19 pandemic has brought so much change into our lives. We have endured the deaths of family and friends, the loss of employment and work opportunities, and the adjustment of adopting new safety precautions into everyday life.  One such widespread safety precaution has been the transition of many in-person activities to [...]


The Terms and Conditions of 2022

Mary Olivia Verhulst, LMHC Around the holidays and new year we’ve been conditioned to think about change and resolution. Some of us may be reflecting on what it is about our lives that feel unhealthy, toxic, unsustainable or outgrown- and how we may change them. Others may be simply contemplating how they may better themselves, [...]


Self-Care and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Allison Lane According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 750,000 people have died as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We have lost family members and friends, faced job loss and insecurity, and have had no choice but to adapt to a constantly changing public and political landscape.    Now more than ever, [...]


When women small business owners thrive, we all thrive

October was National Women’s Small Business Month, a time to celebrate the importance of women-owned businesses. But our commitment to supporting women small business owners should not stop after October 31st. Small businesses are the engine of New York City’s economy, and women play a critical role in kickstarting that engine. New York City is [...]


Anxiety Treatment in the Age of COVID-19

If you have been feeling emotionally stressed, overloaded, or chronically tense this past year, know that you are not alone. Anxiety is no stranger to us.  Those racing thoughts and on-edge feelings may be painfully familiar. Even before the pandemic, the prevalence of anxiety has always been significant.  According to the National Institute of Mental [...]

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