The thought of attending group therapy might sound intimidating at first. Sharing your story with strangers? It’s very personal, and to really benefit from the process, you’ll have to share things you aren’t inclined to tell even your closest friends and family. It’s enough to make anyone a little apprehensive.…
Anxiety and depression levels hit an all-time high in the U.S. last year. That news comes as no surprise, given the convergence of crises that defined 2020: A global pandemic, the recession that ensued in its wake, an awakening for many Americans about our country’s racial injustice, a heated election.…
Change will always be a part of life. Most people have likely gone through a substantial transition at some point throughout their life, whether positive (landing a dream job or getting married) or negative (loss of a job or getting divorced). While many people can make the necessary shifts smoothly,…
According to Healthline, approximately 20 million women and 10 million men in the United States have or have had an eating disorder at some point throughout their life. Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental health disorder, and unfortunately, only 10% of people with eating disorders ever…
Getting your child into a gifted program in Chicagoland schools is no easy feat. In many cases, acceptance to the most sought-after programs requires a certain score on an IQ test that is facilitated by a psychologist. Here at Wellington Counseling Group, we know you probably have questions about what…
Studies indicate that as many as 1 in 6 children in the United States have a mental health disorder. Mental health disorders among children are characterized by significant changes in the way they learn, behave, or handle their emotions. These changes can cause serious distress and make it difficult to…
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