Panoramic Counseling Blog

Mental Health During COVID-19

In this video, I chat with realtor, Dantrail White about COVID-19, its impact on our mental health, and ways in which we can cope. https://youtu.be/AcjTJVMsz7s Thanks for watching! If you enjoyed this content, feel free to buy me a coffee to support the blog and podcast. Be sure to sign up for my email list, to receive new articles and podcast episodes direct...[ read more ]

Ways to Manage Anxiety During COVID19

Today, I'm sharing a quick video with 4 ways that WE can manage anxiety and worry during COVID19. https://youtu.be/AarsLrZKpZE Thanks for watching! If you enjoyed this content, feel free to buy me a coffee to support the blog and podcast. Be sure to sign up for my email list, to receive new articles and podcast episodes direct to your inbox.

What are Eating Disorders?

To help keep myself sane during COVID19, I've been reading a ton of books. One topic that I wanted to refresh my memory on has been eating disorders, especially after I saw "To the Bone" on Netflix, which I highly recommend. Today, I'll be providing a user-friendly overview of the three categories of eating disorders listed in the DSM5: Anorexia...[ read more ]

Youth Depression

Today, I want to share about a common issue that I encounter at Panoramic Counseling: depressed tweens and teens. I’ll include insights from a recent Psychology Today article titled, Why Kids' Depression Goes Unnoticed by Dr. Alison Escalante.  I found it interesting that the research supports that youth depression often goes unnoticed by parents, teachers, and peers.   “Many children-- for a variety of reasons-- work to minimize or conceal entirely...[ read more ]

The Power of Vulnerability: Quotes from Brene’ Brown (Part 2)

Brene’ Brown’s The Power of Vulnerability is a 6 session presentation that I listened to on Audible. Her work is so impactful that I’m simply sharing the quotes and notes that I took as I listened. For part 1, click here. "Shame is the threat of being unloveable." "Shame is highly, highly correlated with addiction, depression, suicide, bullying, aggression, violence,...[ read more ]

The Power of Vulnerability: Quotes from Brene’ Brown (Part 1)

Brene’ Brown’s The Power of Vulnerability is a 6 session presentation that I listened to on Audible. Her work is so impactful that I’m simply sharing the quotes and notes that I took as I listened. Social media can create the shame-based fear of being ordinary. “I think we’re tired of being afraid.” “I work really hard just to wake...[ read more ]

Memoirs of Mental Health: Margaret Trudeau

I recently added a new category to this blog, Memoirs of Mental Health. Other articles in this series include mental health insights gained from: Actress, Jenifer Lewis Authors, Laleh Chini and Samuel Pollen My own story Today, I want to share some insights that I gained from mental health advocate, Margaret Trudeau. She’s the former first lady of Canada and...[ read more ]

What are Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder?

This is week 5 of a 5-part series that I’ve been doing on some of the most common mental health conditions. Past articles in the series include: Depression Anxiety The bipolar disorders ADHD Today’s post is about panic attacks and panic disorder. I touched on the topic of panic attacks briefly in week 2 (anxiety); however, it requires further discussion...[ read more ]

Memoirs of Mental Health: Jenifer Lewis

I've always wanted to write on the topic of Black mental health stigma but never had the courage. Today, I'm excited to share some insights that I gained from a memoir that I couldn't help but share with y'all. Jenifer Lewis is most recently known for her role as the sarcastic (and hilarious!) grandma Ruby on the TV show, Blackish....[ read more ]

What is ADHD?

This is week 4 of a 5-part series that I’m doing on some of the most common mental health conditions. Past articles in the series include: Depression Anxiety The bipolar disorders Today's post is about ADHD, which has three types and stands for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.  ADHD, predominantly inattentive presentation (formerly known as ADD) This type of ADHD includes the following...[ read more ]