by thrivetrainingconsulting | Jan 28, 2021 | Mental Health, Teen, Therapy
People often consider perfectionism a positive attribute. But it’s important to make the distinction between conscientiousness and a level of perfectionism that can have a terrible impact on an individual’s mental health. ‘Toxic’ perfectionism is linked to depression, anxiety and numerous other mental health issues. This week’s blog, talks about why perfectionism can be harmful and how to combat these unhealthy thought patterns.
by thrivetrainingconsulting | Aug 25, 2020 | Mental Health, Teen, Teen Brain
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy is a therapeutic intervention I frequently use with clients who are stuck in a cycle of destructive or painful thoughts and behaviors. I help clients focus on what really matters to them ¬– rather than being distracted by their negative thoughts – and then we work toward reaching goals so they can live their best life.
by thrivetrainingconsulting | Aug 18, 2020 | Drug Treatment, Parents
Underage drinking is a slippery slope because young brains are more susceptible to addiction. Unfortunately, COVID-19 has created the perfect storm for young adults and teens who are at higher risk for alcohol use when they are bored, anxious or spending too much time online.
by thrivetrainingconsulting | Feb 27, 2020 | Teen Brain
This online quiz is designed to measure your brain’s psychological flexibility. Does your brain limit you from living your most meaningful life? Could therapy help? Although this quiz is designed specifically for teens and young adults it can be fun and useful for all ages.