Behavioral Healthcare Associates, LLC

Category: General Wellness


What’s so special about group therapy?

By Michelle F. Moseley, MS, LCMHC, NCC (she/her) You may think of psychotherapy as one person, or perhaps a couple or family, interacting with a licensed mental health provider in an office. Perhaps you’re even familiar with therapy conducted via…

Read More

COVID Led Many of Us to Reevaluate Our Lives: Counseling Might Help You Retool

by Laurie Conaty, LCSW, LCAS, PA COVID presented us with many opportunities and lots of time (too much sometimes) to consider the path we are on—in jobs, self-care, our relationships with others and just things we would like to have…

Read More

Grief in the Time of COVID-19

By Michelle F. Moseley, MS, LCMHC, NCC (she/her) Loss and grief are inevitable parts of the human experience; however, the year 2020 has been filled with more than its fair share of loss. There have been all types of loss…

Read More

Relax Breathing – Techniques and Benefits

By John Shin, MD Relax Breathing Techniques (also known as Relaxation Breathing and Relaxed Breathing) can be an effective coping skill and a basic form of meditation. Relax breathing can be a successful manner of calming oneself when under stress….

Read More

What is Counseling or Therapy and What Can I Expect If I Am In Therapy?

by Laurie Conaty, LCSW, LCAS, PA Therapy or counseling can be thought of as getting help for something that is bothering you and doesn’t seem to go away no matter how you try! Or, you know what’s bothering you but…

Read More

Anxiety and the Uncertainty of Coronavirus

By Jan Cheek, MSW, LCSW One of the only things that has been certain during this time of uncertainty as we face the Coronavirus pandemic is that all people experience anxiety to some degree. Not all anxiety is bad and…

Read More

Telehealth: It’s Not Just FaceTime with Your Mental Health Provider

By Michelle F Moseley, MS, LCMHC, NCC (she/her) The presence of COVID-19 has brought changes to how we carry out so many aspects in our lives.  Schools transitioned to have students complete the school year from home.  We are confronted…

Read More

Reducing the Stigma of Going to See a Mental Health Therapist

By Jan Cheek, MSW, LCSW Many people remain confused about very basic facts and information regarding mental health concerns.  One important fact about mental illness is that it is not rare. Nearly every one of us is affected by mental health…

Read More

Contemporary Family Structures Are Continually Changing

By Jan Cheek, MSW, LCSW Interestingly, society has an “ideal” notion of the “typical” or “normal” family system while, at the same time, ongoing societal changes have created altered ways in which families are structured.  We think about family functioning and…

Read More

Experiencing Loss and Recovering From Grief

By Jan Cheek, MSW, LCSW Grief can be defined a number of ways and there does not seem to be any “one size fits all” definition that covers the full scope. For the purposes of this discussion, grief will be…

Read More