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Do you feel the holiday blues?

Fall is here!  Along with pumpkin spice lattes and sweaters come the holidays and family gatherings.  So as the song sings "Its the most wonderful time of the year" right?  RIGHT?  Well the real answer is 'not always'.  The holidays, for many people are a time where depression and anxiety are at an all time high.  Crowds of people at the stores, commitments to family gatherings, financial concerns, and many other factors often leave people feeling overwhelmed and depressed.  Often times the holidays kick grief into high gear as well.  What can you do?  One thing I encourage people to do is have an air-tight self-care routine.  Taking care of yourself during the holiday season is essential to holiday survival.  Counseling can be a great step in the direction of self-care and getting through the holiday blues.  You can find great therapists at www.psychologytoday.com or any other therapist listing.  Don't hesitate to call.  Don't let the holiday season feeling like you got run over by Santa's sleigh, call today!

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