Mental Health

Tuning In AKA Attunement
Tuning In AKA Attunement

From Alan Rutherford, LPC Intern at The Northwest Catholic Counseling Center: Think about a time when someone really ‘got’ how you were feeling. It may have been a time when you were feeling terrible. Maybe you were angry, hurt, or disappointed...

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Living with SAD
Living with SAD

Are you one of the many people in the northwest experiencing Seasonal Affective Disorder? This mild form of depression usually begins in the late fall and lingers through the winter. Although researchers have not conclusively determined the exact...

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Count Her In
Count Her In

The Women’s Foundation of Oregon just released a report called “Count Her In” (see the full report at www.womensfoundationoforgon.org). It reveals some very sad statistics about women in Oregon. -Nearly half of the females...

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Happy – The Myth
Happy – The Myth

A common misunderstanding among people who feel depressed is about the term “Happy” or “Happiness”. The misunderstanding can be cleared up in one sentence: Those are feelings not destinations. Humans are wired to have a multitude of emotions over...

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