Struggling To Find Affordable Mental Health Care? We Are Here To Help

A recent article from Kaiser Health News explores the issues with finding affordable mental healthcare in US. Even with mandated coverage included in benefit plans, a large number of people find themselves looking out of their insurance network to find help. ACCA recognizes that this article is accurate, and we are committed to helping you…

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A Wellness Tool Disguised As A Classic Childhood Hobby?

Sometimes, a person simply needs a mental health break – a few minutes in the day to focus outside of their own head. There are lots of tools available on the market to help refocus your attention and wellness programs that will help you center yourself. However, a simple, effective tool may already be hiding…

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Houston-Area Schools Become A Mental Health Resource

Accessing mental health can be difficult for children, especially those with working parents or other attendance issue barriers. It is becoming more and more common for schools to intervene to try and bridge the care gap, and one such program is coming to Fort Bend ISD. “Like with physical health, providing for students’ mental health…

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Using “Safety Signals” To Cope With Anxiety

Coping with anxiety is not an easy task, and having a variety of tools at your disposal is helpful. From managing anxiety in the moment to confronting it in a therapy session – a path to a more peaceful life exists. A new study shows that finding and using a tool called a “safety signal”…

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Self-Compassion and Self-Acceptance at the Root of Self-Care

When it comes to finding solutions and inspiration when managing your mental health, it is important to remember that wisdom lies in many different areas. In this article from the New York Times, Buddhist teacher Haemin Sunim shares his ideas on relieving stress. ACCA counselor, Tracy Morris, highlights that “…through the lens of compassion, ‘imperfection’ is beautiful…

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Addressing Perfectionism

Wanting to do your best isn’t a fault, but the way that you respond to coming up short can be problematic. Perfectionism is becoming more rampant in individuals of all ages, sometimes leading to serious mental health issues. This Vox article provides an excellent overview of the issue with links to further information and studies….

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Handling Triggers – A Blogger Shares Her Experience

There are lots of ways that individuals can work with and through traumatic experiences, and every practitioner will have his or her own methods for helping individuals find healing. One woman shares her story and the method that has helped her work through some of her past traumas. ACCA counselor Tracy Morris appreciates the simplicity…

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Psychologists Offer Binge-Watch Recommendations for your Holiday

Self-care isn’t always yoga and meditation. Especially around the holidays when extra friends and family members may pair with additional time off from work (hopefully), sometimes gathering around the television with loved ones is an excellent opportunity to recharge and make memories. For others, escaping to a back bedroom with a tablet or phone to…

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Norway’s Secret: Enjoying a Long Winter

How do Norwegians endure their long winter? In many cases, they simply “refuse to participate in the Misery Olympics.” This article from Fast Company discusses how focusing on the positive aspects of chilly weather promotes a mindset shift that allows residents to celebrate winter.

Therapy and Your Insurance Benefits

Health consumers are rarely informed by insurance companies about this very important point. A frank and honest discussion from a mental healthcare professional about your insurance benefits and why many choose not to accept insurance.  Read the article here. ACCA counselors believe that you have a right to options regarding your mental healthcare and provide…

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