LC4YF Blog

Postpartum Depression. Let’s Talk About It.

Postpartum Depression. Let’s Talk About It.

When my daughter was born I was in complete bliss. Her presence in this world after her 3 older brothers was one that was longed by each of us. She completed our family. Before her birth I envisioned falling madly in love with her, and being so swoon with the idea of...

It’s a New Year to take care

It’s a New Year to take care

It’s finally 2021! After a year like 2020, it is hopeful that we are in a new year and moving towards an end of the pandemic with vaccinations becoming available. It is also important to recognize that there may still be a lot of challenges this year as many of us are...

How Family Therapy Can Help

How Family Therapy Can Help

Familial relationships are typically regarded among the closest and most meaningful in our lives. At the same time, they contain inherently complicated, complex ways of relating and emotional coping that often extend not only through our lifetimes, but across...

Holidays and Your Mental Health

Holidays and Your Mental Health

It is that time of year again – holiday season! For many of us, we think of the holidays as a time to get together with friends and family, share laughs and memories and experience the perfect storm that is both chaos and relaxation. The season is kicked off with...

Does Everyone Need Therapy?

Does Everyone Need Therapy?

As a clinical therapist, I’ve gotten comfortable with the questions and common misconceptions that exist around the topic of therapy.  I vividly remember my grandmothers’ response when I told her I was pursuing my graduate degree and licensure as a psychotherapist. At...

Recognizing Teen Stress

I see a lot of kids in my office. Well, my virtual office these days, but nonetheless, I see them. They meet with me as a result of different minor offenses they have committed, and I talk with them about what happened from their perspective. Many of the kids I see...

Career Launch Newsletter

Career Launch Newsletter

Although COVID-19 has created a new normal, we are working hard to continue providing students at Forest Lake Area High School Career Launch experiential learning opportunities to better connect students with workforce demands. We have created a Career Launch...

Youth First is Back

Youth First is Back

Youth First is back! We will be starting the program for the Rush City community on Monday, October 5 for students in 4th through 6th grade. Youth First began in 1998 and has served hundreds of youth over the years in Chisago County. Lakes Center for Youth and...

Stress and the Importance of Self-Care

It is no secret that a lot of society is experiencing higher levels of stress amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Our home lives, work lives, and leisure lives all look different as we each try to create a new normal. The effects of increased stress for an individual can lead...

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