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Make This Year Different

A new year is upon us and you may have heard the similar phrase of “New Year. New Me”. The start of another year can welcome a fresh start for creating new routines, establishing new goals, or refining previous goals that we put an extended pause on. Regardless of where you find yourself on this journey, following through on your...[ read more ]

Think Healthier Thoughts…with 1 text a day

Digital mental health services, like BetterHelp and Talkspace have been on the rise for several years. There’s a new service that’s offering a different type of mental health support to users called Cope Notes.  Cope Notes is a digital subscription service that uses daily text messages to improve mental and emotional health. Their positive psychology-based, trauma-informed messages contain psychology facts,...[ read more ]

Happy Minds at Home

Learning ways to incorporate mental health habits at home is so important. For children, it can be very difficult to identify the exact instances where they first experienced trauma, such as, rejection from a caregiver, bullying, struggles with body image, life transitions or abuse. This is where we, as adults, come in and play the greatest role in supporting and...[ read more ]

“Happy” Holidays…Addressing Stress and The Upcoming Holiday Season

The COVID-19 Pandemic has led to an increase in the amount and intensity of the stress that we are all feeling. With the holiday season right around the corner, this can be an even more stressful time. Identifying and using healthy coping strategies can help to change our perception of the stressors (i.e. family, work, worrying about your and your...[ read more ]

I want to change, but… Why we get stuck and how to get “unstuck”

Are you feeling stuck?  It’s easy to get in a rut and it can feel frustrating. You can get stuck in a relationship, a  career, your health, or the mundane routine of day-to-day life. You can also get stuck in worry, afraid to make a decision or change something in your life. Or maybe you’re disappointed with how a particular...[ read more ]

Water for Your Thoughts?

“When we are with the water it washes our troubles away”- E.E. Cumings Finding new ways to cope with life’s stressors can be an incredibly helpful practice for everyone but especially for those struggling with their mental health. Coping skill suggestions are shared with clients but they are often not tailored to the client. Sometimes, when you hear use your...[ read more ]

Teletherapy: What it is, Benefits, and How it Works

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing recommendations, people are opting to stay at home for non-essential activities.  This means that many things that we typically do face-to-face (such as doctor’s appointments, work meetings, and even social interactions) are now being done virtually from home.  Many therapists, including the therapists at Tampa Counseling and Wellness, are making therapy more accessible...[ read more ]

Leadership Tools for Success

What separates good carpenters from great carpenters? It’s the tools in their toolbox. In much the same way, average leaders are distinguished from great leaders by the tools in their leadership toolbox. Of course, the more tools you have, the more effective a leader you will be and the better the quality of your tools, the better the end product....[ read more ]

Getting Started

Is there something you’ve been wanting to do but you keep putting it off? Are there goals you’ve been wanting to accomplish but something keeps getting in the way? Maybe you’ve been wanting to get back in the gym or lose a few pounds. Maybe you’ve been thinking of going back to school to earn a degree. Maybe you’ve even...[ read more ]



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