Sarah Sutherland, MA, LPC

Giving Up – What it really means.

I recently took a trip to Washington to climb Mount Rainier. A 14,000 foot glaciated volcano that sits in the Cascade mountain range.  I was thrilled to be climbing this  enormous mountain and was excited to try to overcome such a challenging feat.  When I got there, I was motivated and ready to go.  I had my pack fully loaded and I was ready to start the climb.  The mountain loomed overhead and I was ready to push myself to…

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13 Suicide Warning Signs

There’s been a lot of hype lately with the new Netflix original show called, “13 Reasons Why”.  If you’re not familiar with this show, it follows a series of fictional events that leads up to 17 year old Hannah taking her life by suicide.  Many people have gotten into debates as to whether or not this show “glorifies” suicide and provides too many details on how to go about committing suicide for young teens that are struggling with depression and…

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4th of July and the Hyper Sensitive Child

With 4th of July just around the corner, there can be a lot of overwhelming excitement in the air.  Families in town, friends coming over, and getting outside to watch the big firework shows. For many children, loud noises and too much stimuli can be a problem at times.  They may act out, cry, or become distraught if their bodies become overstimulated.  This is known as being hyper sensitive.  Basically, the central nervous system becomes overstimulated by loud noises, bright…

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