All About Imago: A Q&A with Ethos Wellness Relationship Therapist Roddy Young
Roddy Young, BS, MSW, LCSW is a certified Imago Relationship Therapist at Ethos Wellness – Lovett and has been providing therapy to individuals and couples in both medical and private-practice settings for nearly 20 years. Through Imago, Roddy’s goal is to help couples discover why they are drawn to each other, what is causing the
All About Imago: Relationship Therapy That Turns Conflict Into Reconnection
There are few words that create as many conflicted emotions in people as “relationships.” Sometimes we desire them, sometimes we detest them. We obsess about not having one, followed by a strategy to get out of one. They can be extreme and difficult, flat and lackluster, or like a roller-coaster, with adrenaline-filled ups and downs.
SMART Goals: How to Set Yourself Up for Success
Goal-setting is a vital part of success and can help push us forward in many different aspects, including mental health and recovery. Setting goals can be easy, but reaching them is another story. We may begin extremely motivated, then lose sight of why we started. We may want something so badly, but we’re unable to
Three Steps to Begin Cherishing Your Partner
In this world of gifts, flowers and nearly unlimited opportunities for dates, we tend to lose sight of the value of truly cherishing our significant other. Instead of objects, consider giving your partner a gift that has the power to change both of your lives by learning to cherish the one you love; the verb,
Yoga for Mental Health and Trauma
Yoga is practiced throughout the world to increase flexibility, improve strength and provide mental clarity. In fact, about 36 million people practice yoga in America alone (approximately 1 in 10)—a number that has increased by 50% in the past four years. In addition to our physical health, yoga can also be beneficial for our mental
Tangible Tips to Stay Stress-Free During the Holidays
A survey by the American Psychological Association (APA) found that over half of respondents reported feeling stressed during the holidays due to a lack of time or money. Meanwhile, a National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) study found that 64% of people dealing with mental health issues felt that the holidays made their symptoms worse.