Current Mental Health News

Nick Karegeannes is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. He has 11 years of experience providing psychotherapy in a variety of clinical settings.  Integrating a psychodynamic approach with a focus on experiential and mindfulness-based techniques in the treatment of trauma is his special area of interest. Read
By Guest Contributor Matthew Jones, MA, LCPC, CADC Therapy is often misunderstood. While most people know what it looks like to go to a physician’s office when they’re sick, many individuals have no idea what the process of therapy looks like. Lacking clear expectations for therapy makes initial sessions challenging and anxiety-provoking for first-time clients—especially with
By Guest Contributor Matthew Jones, MA, LPC, CADC American culture worships individuals with narcissistic personalities. We shine the spotlight on grandiose and selfish individuals because we find their outrageous behavior and materialistic success entertaining. The more that average Americans can temporarily escape their challenges to watch someone with blazing conviction, the more empowered they feel to

The Grayness of Grief and Loss

By UB therapist Natalie Rothstein, LPC One of the reasons I feel grief counseling is so valuable and helpful is because there is no singular way to grieve: we all have unique ways of grieving, which at times can make the grieving process feel sad and lonely. As a therapist, I have had the opportunity
Think infidelity is the worst marriage-killer? The truth is even scarier than that — it really *is* the little things that will make or break your relationship. UB therapist Pam Schur, LPC was recently quoted in a Redbook article titled, “The 32 Most Overlooked Reasons Why Marriages Fail.”  Here is Pam’s advice: You’re falling out of like.
By UB therapist David Gershan, PsyD As defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary, empathy is “the action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and experience of another of either the past or present without having the feelings, thoughts, and experience fully communicated in an objectively explicit manner.” More simply put,
By UB Founder & CEO Joyce Marter, LCPC In 2002, I became a mom and my priorities were forever reorganized.  As a woman with passion for her career, I realized motherhood was my highest role.  How would I succeed at both? Could I? I often preach that we can all benefit from therapy at different points in
Michael Maloney is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who earned his Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Michael specializes in individuals and couples primarily with adults. Michael has completed post graduate training in areas of trauma informed therapy, multi-cultural issues, LGBTQI populations, and expressive therapies. Read his full bio