Current Mental Health News


“That’s a good deal. I’ve gotta get it!” We’ve all used that phrase to justify a purchase. This may be a passive problem for some, but for others, it’s a straight shot to shopping addiction. Before you get tied up in the good deal mentality, check out these mental health tips from Urban Balance. Decide
Elizabeth Cerven is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and has been  in the field of mental health since 2011. She earned her Master’s in Clinical Counseling from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. You can read her full bio here! Elizabeth works at our Hinsdale and Chicago-River West locations. To schedule an appointment with her, please contact
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UB Now Open in Littleton, CO!

We are thrilled to announce that we are now serving the southwest Denver metro area! Urban Balance Littleton (991 Southpark Drive, Suite 110) is located about 15 miles south of downtown Denver.  The new office is home to six therapy rooms with a diverse staff of therapists seeing individuals, couples and families. We are in-network with most insurance plans, and
By UB therapist Kaitlyn Topolewski, LPC If you had to guess what one issue comes up almost universally with clients across all demographics, what would it be? Relationship issues? Family? Work? While those come up with some frequency, the question that seems to transfix us all is, “How in the world do we make friends
Lizz Jackson is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Complex Trauma Professional, and Certified Addictions Counselor. She has practiced in the field of mental and behavioral health for over 5 years. You can read her full bio here! Lizz works in Denver, at our Centennial and Littleton locations. To schedule an appointment with her, please contact our
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With the school year coming to an end, it’s time to think about family vacations. This is a great time to bond, but it can also be a tremendous source of stress. We want you to have a peaceful experience that’s full of positive memories. Read on to learn how to plan a stress-free family
Dr. Kristen Dunnett is a Licensed Professional Counselor who earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Midwestern University. You can read her full bio here! Kristen works in suburban Chicago at our Hinsdale location. To schedule an appointment with her, please contact our intake department. See below for more information about Kristen! What self-care techniques or
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6 Ways to Cope After a Breakup

By UB staff therapist Michael Maloney, LCPC People break up for lots of reasons.  Sometimes there was a betrayal. Other times you just drifted apart.  On occasion it might be things that are beyond your/their control. But whatever the cause, you will probably be feeling pain.  This is true if you were the one that was