Stories tagged: "mental health"


5 Steps Toward Finding Gratitude in 2020

Michigan therapist and mom Erica Carulli shares her "cheat sheet" to help your family find gratitude this Thanksgiving.

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Thanksgiving Is Going to Be Weird This Year. Here’s How to Cope.

A behavioral psychologist says the first step to coping with a different Thanksgiving is acknowledging the strangeness of the times.

Photo courtesy Rep. Laurie Pohutsky.
Voting for Science: Meet the Microbiologist Livonia Re-Elected During a Global Pandemic

Laurie Pohutsky is a passionate progressive representing Livonia in Lansing, and during the coronavirus pandemic her voice is more important than ever.

Hearts of hope, behind view of two sisters on Lake Michigan holding up their hands, making heart shapes.
Michigan’s Budget Boosted Mental Health Funding, but There’s Still More Work to Do

Increasing access to mental health care is an important step, says a Michigander with borderline personality disorder, but broader cultural changes are needed.

Anxiety and worry can crowd a child's mind. This mom has advice for cutting through the noise.
Working Through the Worry: 3 Ways to Help Kids Cope During the Pandemic

Relax and let your kids be kids says Mitten State therapist Erica Carulli of navigating life amidst COVID-19.

Photos by Erica Carulli
I’m a Mom of 3 and a Therapist. Here Are My Tips for Embracing Virtual Learning.

Back-to-school jitters take on a whole new meaning this year for families. Here are three tips from a Michigan mom who navigates stressful situations everyday.

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4 Tips for Michigan Families Sending Kids Back to School This Fall

Feeling uncertain about the upcoming school year? We talked to Michigan's child psychology experts on ways to get your whole family safely prepared to return to a classroom during the pandemic.