When I first started pursuing a career as a Clinical Social Worker, I often heard people say "Oh, you are the person who rips screaming babies out of the arms of their mother". Well...not quite.
How Does Therapy Work?
Understanding therapy and what to expect can help reduce concerns and prepare you for the process.
Is Happy Theology Bringing You Down?
Check out my latest blog "Is Happy Theology Brining You Down" which I wrote for the Therapeutic Center for Anxiety and Trauma. You can read it by following this link: http://www.anxietytraumatherapy.com/blog/2018/7/3/is-happy-bringing-you-down-by-gretchen-j-penner-asw
Is Anxiety Stealing Your Joy?
Anxiety and depression can steal our joy. It can stop us from doing the things we love, and impede on our daily activities including sleep, appetite, and overall peace. It can also have negative effects on our relationships, and even our faith. Living with anxiety is not always living. Sometimes, it's barely surviving.