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Common Treatments for Anxiety

Common Treatments for Anxiety

Dealing with anxiety is no small feat, particularly if your anxious feelings are long-lasting. When you struggle with anxiety, it can be difficult to be productive and successful in all of your different responsibilities and areas of life. All of the things that you have on your plate can feel quite overwhelming. If you or one of your loved ones has been

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Coping with Relationship Trauma

Coping with Relationship Trauma

Have you ever had a relationship, romantic or otherwise, that has left you feeling drained, hurt, betrayed, or trapped? Consistently experiencing negative emotions from a relationship could be an indication that you’ve experienced some trauma from your relationship. Relationship trauma can be difficult to overcome since it often seems to affect your other friendships and relationships. Here are some tips that can

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Living Happily Despite Your Anxiety

Living Happily Despite Your Anxiety

Struggling with anxiety is not an easy challenge to experience, particularly if you feel like your anxiety encompasses every part of your life. However, there are ways to still live happily even when you have anxiety. Here are just a few tips that might help you to find happiness amid your anxiety struggles. Identify Anxiety Triggers First of all, it is important

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Benefits of Talking with a Mental Health Counselor

Benefits of Talking with a Mental Health Counselor

If you’ve ever struggled with your mental health, you might have had someone suggest that you go see a therapist or mental health counselor. You might think that you can handle your mental health yourself, but meeting with a therapist or mental health counselor can make such a big difference in your mental health. Here are just a few of the many

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Mental Health: Regaining Control Over Your Actions

Mental Health: Regaining Control Over Your Actions

Have you ever had a mental health crisis that has totally rocked your world? For many people, when they’re experiencing mental health challenges, it can become difficult to maintain their normal responsibilities, such as going to work, doing schoolwork, or taking care of your home. One way to start influencing your emotions, is to focus on what you can control, your actions. 

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Aetna & Tricare Therapists

Aetna & Tricare Therapists

Insurance Accepted At Peak Psychological Services, we accept Tricare and Aetna insurances for counseling. Most insurance companies, however, are willing to pay for counseling and other mental health services. In fact, most plans automatically come with coverage built in for such services. Once you have decided to seek therapy for the challenges you are facing, you should not let your insurance benefits

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Communicating About Mental Illness

Communicating About Mental Illness

Have you ever learned that someone close to you has a mental health disorder and not known what to say? It can seem difficult to talk about mental health disorders, especially if you don’t really understand what they’re experiencing. However, you can help your family and friends who are struggling with their mental health by talking to them about their challenges, particularly

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Starting a Mental Health Journey

Starting a Mental Health Journey

Getting started can be the hardest part, right? Mental health has this weird stigma clouding it, but it is one of the most important factors we can focus on in our lives. Mental health can be compared to physical health; when you aren’t feeling like yourself inside your body, you go to the doctor. When you aren’t feeling like yourself inside your

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How to Help a Family Member with Mental Illness

How to Help a Family Member with Mental Illness

Seeing your family members or loved ones struggle can be painful and difficult. However, when they’re struggling with something that you don’t understand or haven’t experienced personally, like mental illness, it can feel impossible to help them. Here are a few suggestions that will teach you how to help a family member who is struggling with mental illness. See the Signs First

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The Comparison Trap

The Comparison Trap

You know those people that have more than you? The people who take vacations, buy new clothes, or have influence? Life seems to come easily to them… Do you feel a subtle wave of envy and discontentment wash over you when you talk to them, see them, or look at their Instagram feed?  Often, when we are faced with people or situations

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