The Four C’s of Covid-19

March 30, 2020By The Calli Institute

By: Cathy Malmon, LMFT,LICSW The Covid-19 virus has impacted every inch of our daily lives and those of our family, friends and community. We are having to adjust to meeting basic needs; shopping for supplies, staying connected, educating our children, working in a different way or having partners and children home, 24/7 togetherness! All of … Read More

Mental Health and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 13, 2020By The Calli Institute

As you know, the situation around Covid-19 (Coronavirus) is rapidly evolving as confirmed cases continue to spread, resulting in may unprecedented decisions being made in an attempt to minimize the spread of this virus. As public health officials continue to learn more about the virus and work to find an effective treatment, it is normal … Read More

What is Self-Esteem and How Can I Improve Mine?

February 3, 2020By The Calli Institute

In honor of International Boost Self-Esteem Month, we wanted to discuss what low self-esteem is, how to recognize it, and how to improve your self-esteem, so it doesn’t create roadblocks in your journey to better mental health or affect your relationship with others.  To get started, let’s take a step back and talk about what … Read More

What is Light Therapy and Does It Help S.A.D.?

January 14, 2020By The Calli Institute

For many of us, it’s not uncommon to feel sluggish or melancholy during late fall and winter, as these months usually consist of shorter days and limited exposure to natural sunlight. In a previous blog post, we shared tips on how to overcome Seasonal Affective Disorder (or SAD), a form of depression that affects a … Read More

Mental Health Tips for the New Year

December 30, 2019By The Calli Institute

A New Year, a new decade, and a new outlook! For many of us, December 31st sparks a new beginning or milestone of where we are and where we hope to be in 2020. Your New Year’s resolution may include exercising more, finding a better job, getting out of credit card debt, or learning ways … Read More

How to Adopt an Attitude of Gratitude this Holiday

December 17, 2019By The Calli Institute

If you’re struggling this year to get into the holiday spirit, remember that though a joyous time of year, the “holiday blues” are a real phenomenon that can leave you feeling stressed, irritable, and depressed (Psychology Today). It’s easy to feel out of control in December. Maybe you’re still holiday shopping, decorating, or hosting the … Read More

How to Stop Overthinking

November 20, 2019By The Calli Institute

Rethinking an earlier decision or behavior is one thing. Reliving the same experience over and over in your head for days, weeks, or even months, is something different. What is Overthinking? We can overthink and experience stress about past behaviors and events or  future possibilities. When this way of thinking becomes too much to handle … Read More

What to Expect at Your First Therapy Appointment

November 11, 2019By The Calli Institute

When you’re ready to take the first step in your mental health journey, it’s normal to experience a mix of anxiety and apprehension—especially if you’ve never talked to a therapist before. At The Calli Institute, our mission is to help you feel safe and comfortable the minute you walk through our doors. From there, you’ll … Read More