Emotional Support Animals and Their Therapeutic Benefits

It is natural that when anyone feels uncomfortable, scared, nervous, or sad, to immediately search for a way to feel a sense of safety or regulation. Some of these methods could be a hug, listening to music, exercising, meditation, etc.. Anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, or other mental health conditions…

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Sleepless in Denver: Insomnia, Sleep Issues, and Anxiety… Oh My!

Sleepless in Denver: Insomnia, Sleep Issues, and Anxiety… Oh My! Unlike the romantic comedy Sleepless in Seattle with its perfect happily ever after, more of us feel like we live in an episode of The Walking Dead…as in we’re the zombie and not the super-cool character using the wicked-looking sword. Tonight is the night. You’re […]

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Don’t Be Afraid of the “Woo-Woo”

By Christine Worrell, MA, LPCCPsychotherapist at In Focus Counseling PLLC. I often hear as a therapist and friend, “I don’t do meditation – all that woo-woo stuff is too out there for me.”   I have to admit… I love the woo-woo.  I get that buzzwords of “mindfulness” and “meditation” generate emotional and sometimes physiological […]

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Remember to be Kind to Each Other

In Focus Counseling Blog | Remember to Be Kind to Each Other

Since the Global Pandemic hit us a few months ago, the human race has been put to the test. Within days, our lives were turned upside down and we were expected to accept the “new reality”- no questions asked. We have been let go from employment positions/ careers. We have been distanced from our families […]

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