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...

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...

December 12, 2016

The holidays tend to be about family, friends and tradition… when you have recently lost a loved one or are newly separated/divorced from your partner, the holidays can be a very challenging time emotionally. There are many triggers to grief this time of year and this blog is aimed to help support you in finding ways...

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

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