November 27, 2017

For many, the holidays are considered a magical time and are something to look forward to each year, but for a whole lot of others the holidays can be a stressful and/or emotionally difficult time to manage. This blog focuses on helping those who struggle with the holidays to manage the stress and emotional weight tha...

Acceptance is an idea that I often bring up with my clients in therapy. In my work as well as in my personal life I often notice people suffering due to thoughts they are having about their current situation… more often than not those thoughts are around wishing things were different or thinking they should be in a di...

January 10, 2017

It has been raining quite a lot in the Bay Area lately, which got me thinking about weather and how it can affect mood and motivation. I personally have felt less motivation to get things done on these rainy days. I find myself easily distracted and avoiding items on my ‘to do’ list. 

Gloomy weather can also affect moo...

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Melissa Grohs, MA, LPCC Counseling & Psychotherapy  450 Park Street, Suite 105, Alameda, CA  94501

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