Why Being Culturally Sensitive as a Mental Health Provider is EssentialPodcasts
Being culturally sensitive is a trait many mental health providers lack, and it’s becoming a barrier to the number of people who seek treatment. Dr. Mayra Ortiz says that health institutions need to train their providers on equity, diversity, and inclusion to improve how they treat their patients.Read More
What is Gratitude for You?Blog Articles
Finding time to define what gratitude is for you, reflecting on it, and experiencing feelings of gratefulness can have numerous benefits.Read More
Are you Happy?Videos
How do you know if you are truly happy? Research says "its a combination of how satisfied you are with your life and how good you feel on a day to day basis."
How does therapy help depression?Blog Articles
The impact of depression is often misunderstood by individuals who have not experienced it. Depression can be pervasive and debilitating, causing individuals to struggle in their jobs, at school, and in their relationships.Read More
Mental Health Stigma and Therapy (Spanish)Videos
Este estigma social se mantiene por la falta de conocimiento sobre salud mental.
Feeling Anxious Often Before Going to Work?Blog Articles
Living and working in a world that doesn’t slow down can be an overwhelming experience for many people especially those who struggle with generalized anxiety or social anxiety.Read More
When OverThinking Takes Up Too Much EnergyVideos
Regular overthinking can create emotional and physical problems.
Feeling Safe at SchoolBlog Articles
Students who feel safe at school are much more likely to succeed in all aspects of their life not just in their academics.Read More
Suicide Prevention: Risk Factors and Warning SignsBlog Articles
Understanding risk factors that increase the chances of suicide attempts and suicide deaths are a necessary part of suicide prevention.Read More
Easing Back to School TransitionsBlog Articles
Back to school time means lots of changes, maybe some rough patches, trying to find our footing again after summer break. How can parents prepare and help their children?Read More
A Bug and a WishVideos
Learn a simple and quick tool to help with conflict resolution for all ages.
What Is Intimate Partner Violence, and How Do We Help Prevent It?Podcasts
As a survivor of extreme domestic violence and a dysfunctional relationship, Jessica Yaffa has unique insights and an intimate understanding of the dynamics of what makes a healthy relationship.Read More
Back to School Anxiety in ChildrenBlog Articles
Look out for symptoms of anxiety and learn some tips on how to help decrease those anxious feelings in your child.Read More
What is Mindfulness?Blog Articles
Being Mindful can reduce anxiety and worry about the future and distressing feelings about the past.Read More
What is Trauma?Videos
Learn the most common related Trauma issues and how they can affect a person's mental health.
Can Time Management Improve Your Mental Health?Blog Articles
When your time is being managed well at work and home, there’s time for what needs to get done and time for rest which will promote a general sense of wellbeing.Read More
Trauma Informed CareVideos
Traumatic experiences could be impacting your daily mental health.
What Makes “Good” Therapy and a “Good” Therapist?Blog Articles
What type of therapist would be best for you?Read More
The Value of Knowing the Five Love LanguagesPodcasts
How do you show love to each other in ways that are best received? Do you know your own love language?Read More
How can Therapy Help with Anxiety?Blog Articles
You do not have to live trapped in an anxious loop, therapy can aid in breaking the cycle.Read More
Learn what therapy really is about and how it can help you.
Hold Onto Hope There Is Always Help: Understanding Suicide PreventionPodcasts
Suicide is a serious public health problem that can have lasting harmful effects on people, families, and communities. We need to understand suicide and what preventative measures to take.Read More
Figure 8 Breathing TechniqueVideos
How to use 'Figure 8 Breathing' to calm anxiety and anxious feelings.
Riding the Wave and Staying Present: 5 Ways to Calm a Panic AttackBlog Articles
How does one handle a panic attack when it happens? Read a few of CHE's helpful tips.Read More
What’s Your Play Style?Blog Articles
We all know how important play is for a child’s learning and development, but having fun is actually important for the overall well being of adults, too!Read More
Positive Self StatementsVideos
Remind yourself of your strengths, the things you like about yourself, that you can make it through tough times...
Poistive Self-Talk TipsVideos
Ways to practice positive self-talk daily.
Work BoundariesBlog Articles
Work boundaries help conserve our time, energy, purpose, and fulfillment during and after work.Read More
Considering Therapy? How Long Will it Last?Blog Articles
Therapy duration is determined based on the individual and their needs and wants. Many people go to therapy for a specific problem that may take fewer therapy sessions to address successfully.Read More
Anxious About Going to Work?Blog Articles
Living and working in a world that doesn’t slow down can be an overwhelming experience for many people especially those who struggle with anxiety.Read More
Automatic Negative ThoughtsVideos
When we are stressed we tend to have automatic negative thoughts. Learn how to stop and challenge those thoughts patterns.
CHE Behavioral Health Services: Treating Substance Use Disorders in AmericaPodcasts
CHE Behavioral Health Services: Treating Substance Use Disorders in AmericaRead More
Take 5… to Journal!Blog Articles
Journaling creates a non-judgemental space to reflect on your inner experience, and explore your current stressors, all while shining a light on your personal goals and strengths.Read More
Healthy Habits for ResilienceVideos
Focusing on eating well, getting enough sleep and exercising can help you build resilience during stressful times.
Anxiety After a Breakup – Best Ways to Cope With it.Blog Articles
“To love is a dare, when hope and despair, are gates upon it’s hinges” – Lang LeavRead More
Resilience and Stress Management TipsVideos
3 Simple Tips to Manage Stress Through Mindfulness.
5 Telltale Signs You Could Benefit From TherapyBlog Articles
Deciding on therapy is a deeply personal choice. If you can relate to any of these points, it may be time to start looking for a therapist with whom you would feel comfortable with.Read More
Gratitude is the awareness of the good things in one's life and practicing gratitude for those things regularly.
What is Trauma Therapy?Blog Articles
Recent studies suggest that 70% of the general population in the US report having experienced some type of trauma. Trauma affects every person individually, and each person’s reaction to trauma will be unique.Read More
CHE's Clinician, Tinamarie Brown-Joseph, LSCW and Jennifer Birdsall, Ph.D, discuss our inner self-talk and how we can switch it to be a more positive talk verse negative.
What is Trauma-Informed Care?Blog Articles
Trauma can significantly affect how a person engages in major life areas as well as how they respond to treatment.Read More
Cat Got Your Tongue?Blog Articles
You made it to therapy but now what do you talk about? Are there right things to talk about? Are there wrong things to talk about?Read More
What is Mindfulness?Videos
Hear/see the words "Mindfulness" thrown around a lot but not really sure what that means? Dr. Torna Li, takes you through a quick mindfulness exercise.
Caring for Ourselves After a TragedyBlog Articles
When experiencing trauma, even secondary trauma, it is helpful to talk about our experience, while being conscious of our physical and emotional state.Read More
Benefits of SunshineVideos
Did you know one simple thing that can easily lift your mood and we all have access to?
We are with you TexasBlog Articles
In the wake of these violent acts, it is vital to our community’s health that individuals experiencing persistent symptoms of distress seek help from a trained mental health professional.Read More
What are your mental health ‘outpatient’ treatment options?Blog Articles
Experiencing a new or worsening mental health issue like depression or anxiety? Learn more about treatment services, types of care, and the varying professionals who can provide you services.Read More
Learn the 4 fundamentals to help with stress reduction.
Becoming HappierBlog Articles
Researchers agree that real happiness is a combination of how satisfied you are with your life and how good you feel on a day-to-day basis.Read More
Setting Aside Worry TimeVideos
Set aside 10 minutes to worry to help stop unproductive worrying throughout the day.
Mental Health Awareness MonthBlog Articles
The goal of the National Alliance on Mental health (NAMI) is to bring people together in advocating for mental health and increased access to care by expanding the message of “Together for Mental Health”.Read More
CHE Behavioral Health Services: The State of Mental HealthPodcasts
CHE Behavioral Health Services: The State of Mental HealthRead More
5 Impactful 'Mental Health Spring Cleaning' TipsBlog Articles
As we formally move into the Spring Season with flowers starting to bloom and warmer weather creeping in, we would like to offer some considerations for “mental health spring cleaning” tips.Read More
Comment on the Federal Government’s Strategy to Address the National Mental Health CrisisBlog Articles
At CHE Behavioral Health Services, we were excited and inspired to read about the current federal administration’s focus on addressing the nation’s mental health crisis as part of the unity agenda.Read More
Russian invasion of Ukraine: Psychological issues and clinical considerationsBlog Articles
The war in Ukraine has affected many across the world in different ways. Specific problems have risen out of this conflict for both Ukrainians and Russians across the globe...Read More
CHE Behavioral Health Services: Your Mental Wellness FuturePodcasts
CHE Behavioral Health Services: Your Mental Wellness FutureRead More
Beware the Russian invasion and its effect on mental healthBlog Articles
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has brought pain, sadness, shock, and confusion. It’s crucial to check in with ourselves and become aware of how this is affecting us and those around us.Read More
Are you sitting right now?Blog Articles
One in four Americans sit for more than 8 hours per day and it’s taking a toll on our health: tight hips, poor posture, weight gain, and increased risk of chronic disease. What can you do about it?Read More
Inflation and economic suffering on the minds of AmericansBlog Articles
Americans are experiencing the highest inflation in 30 years. While we hope the government can do something to alleviate our economic suffering, we need to address the effect this turmoil is having on our health.Read More
CHE Partners With Medha Gandhi To Promote The Importance Of Mental HealthBlog Articles
Medha “Gandhi” is the co-host of the Elvis Duran and the Morning Show. Gandhi is an accomplished comedy writer, parody song producer, and voice talent. Medha is the great-great-granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi and is very involved with various charitable organizations like the MDA,Read More
3 Signs You May Benefit From Couples TherapyBlog Articles
Relationships are like living, breathing things. They need energy and care devoted to them to ensure they stay healthy and ultimately...Read More
Things To Think About When Starting TeletherapyBlog Articles
For most people, the unprecedented stress of this past year has been physically and emotionally taxing, and as a result, the focus on mental health is bigger than ever before...Read More
Sticks and StonesBlog Articles
Following an incident of name-calling, or verbal bullying, have you ever been told, or said to someone, sticks and stones...Read More
Why We Should Avoid Using The Term “Social” DistancingBlog Articles
With the outbreak of the Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, the phrase Social Distancing has become common parlance among...Read More
3 Ways To Practice Self Care During QuarantineBlog Articles
Vaccine distribution has finally arrived and with it the hope of a more “normal” life at some point in the not too distant future. But until then...Read More
CHE Interview with Dr. David DuffyVideos
Dr. Birdsall's interview with CHE psychologist, Dr. David Duffy, as part of our Covid-19 series.
CHE Interview with Dr. LiVideos
Dr. Birdsall's interview with CHE psychologist, Dr. Li, as part of our Covid-19 series.
CHE Interview with Dr. Sarah StevensVideos
Dr. Birdsall's interview with CHE psychologist, Dr. Sarah Stevens, as part of our Covid-19 series.
Seasonal Affective Disorder: What It Is & How To Fight ItBlog Articles
As we move into the holiday season, many of us have been socially distancing for the better part of nine months. Unfortunately, with coronavirus cases soaring...Read More
4 Tips for Making the Most of Online TherapyBlog Articles
Even before the outbreak of COVID-19, telehealth and online therapy were highly useful and engaging approaches to help with mental health concerns. Now more than ever...Read More
Five Misconceptions About TeletherapyBlog Articles
During these times of social distancing, teletherapy offers many benefits--one of the main one’s being you can access telehealth from anywhere. Unfortunately, as is the case with in-person psychotherapy, there continues to be a stigma around seeking mental health services.Read More
Preparing For Your First Teletherapy SessionBlog Articles
New to telehealth? A virtual meeting with a psychologist is slightly different than an in-person session. For one, you get to connect with your therapist from wherever you are and wherever you feel most comfortable, but it means you need to take a couple of extra steps to ensure your privacy.Read More
Everything Around Me Feels Stressful. How Can I Reduce My Anxiety?Blog Articles
It’s safe to say 2020 isn’t quite turning out how anyone had planned. Between the pandemic, a difficult political climate, global economic struggles, school closures, and reduced socialization with family and friends, the environment we are all living in has been stressful, to say the least.Read More
Suffering From COVID Cabin Fever? Here’s What You Can Do.Blog Articles
Does COVID-19 have you feeling a little restless? Tired of being trapped in your home with little to no physical contact? If you’re ready to pull your hair out, don’t worry, you’re not alone.Read More
5 Benefits Of Expressing GratitudeBlog Articles
Expressing gratitude seems like such a simple concept, but it has real scientific significance behind it. Gratitude has been linked to a variety of positive changes in people’s lives, and it is a wonderfully beneficial practice to implement in your daily life.Read More
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Dr. Birdsall's interview with CHE psychologist, Dr. Michael Liebenstein, as part of our Covid-19 series.Videos
In this interview Dr. Liebensten shares his experiences of working in NY/NJ facilities with Covid-19 outbreaks in March and April as the Covid-19 pandemic hit these states hard in the early months of U.S. outbreaks.
"We Are CHE" VideoVideos
Our CHE team has come together during these challenging times to appreciate our caring, hard-working professionals.
CHE on BloombergVideos
CEO Mike Lawler is featured on Bloomberg News to discuss the current health crisis and the role of behavioral health.
CHE: Relaxation TechniquesVideos
This video discusses the fundamentals of relaxation exercises and provides an in vivo walk-through 1. Deep Breathing 2. Progressive Muscle Relaxation and 3. Guided Imagery.
CHE: Stress Management In-ServiceVideos
This video defines “stress” and reviews sources of stress. It then focuses on a review of a number of healthy coping skills to improve stress management.