4 Steps for Dealing with Stress in the Workplace

April 12, 2019By The Calli Institute

Everyone deals with work-related stress at different times; it comes with the territory. Whether you work for someone else, supervise others, or lead the show as owner, different factors in the workplace can cause you to feel overwhelmed and often times anxious. When stress reaches this point, it can affect other areas of your life, … Read More

Supporting your LGBTQ Child

June 12, 2018By The Calli Institute

Parents and caregivers of LGBTQ youth have a significant opportunity to positively influence their child’s well-being and future. LGBTQ youth whose parents and caregivers support them have better overall physical and mental health, higher self-esteem, and are less likely to use illicit drugs. LGBTQ youth who are accepted by their families are much more likely … Read More

Quiet Agony: Chronic Pain & Mental Health

February 27, 2018By Cathy Malmon, LMFT, LICSW

Remember some physical pain you have had in the past. Hitting your funny bone, a sprain, headache, stomachache, or even a broken bone. There might have been some initial intense pain; choice swear words, a certain amount of time to heal, possibly some accommodation as a bandage, sling, limited driving, food restrictions, or movement restrictions … Read More

Learning to Peacefully Co-Exist with Anxiety

September 20, 2017By Tessa Gittleman, LAMFT

Do you feel as if situations and people around you are growing more and more anxious? You are not alone. According to the American Psychological Association’s Journal of Personality and Social Study, anxiety has increased dramatically since the 1950’s . It has increased so much so, that the average high school student’s anxiety is equal … Read More

Transitioning the Family From Summer to School

August 22, 2017By Tessa Gittleman, LAMFT

When school lets out for the summer, kids and parents alike tend to enter a stage of bliss. Home becomes a little sweeter, the weight from academics is lifted, and the only worry in the world is how to pack so much fun into so little time, right? When school lets out for the summer, kids … Read More

Calli Institute’s Crash Course in College

August 8, 2017By Tessa Gittleman, LAMFT

If you have an entire dorm room full  of stuff ordered from Bed, Bath, and Beyond, know which textbooks need to be picked up on campus, and have been diligently exploring your new college class’ group on Facebook, this post is dedicated to you. Whether you are going to a school in your same city, … Read More

Minnesota’s Crisis Connection

July 25, 2017By Cathy Malmon, LMFT, LICSW

Two separate headlines in the Star Tribune within 3 days of each other pointed out the mental health crisis here in Minnesota. It echoes the larger issue of the mental illness crisis currently in our country. The July 10th issue of the Star Tribune had an article:  “Minnesota mental health crisis hot line closing Friday.” … Read More