The Happiest Time of the Year?

The Happiest Time of Year? The end of a calendar year and beginning of a new one is often revered as a happy time when individuals and families can spend time together under the lens of a holiday season. However, through my work I have realized that this is not the case for every person. […]

What You Can Learn From Your Terrible Boss

What You Can Learn From Your Terrible Boss Who’s the best boss you ever had, the person you loved working for the most? What qualities did they have that made you want to work for them? I ask this question a lot in my therapy practice. A lot of times I get surprised or confused […]

When the Sun Goes Down

When the Sun Goes Down I’m Ashley, and I am the TMS coordinator and treatment facilitator for Hagan Health. I have worked in the mental health field for 6 years now and started in this field because of my own life experiences. I have worked in crisis management, peer support, administration, and leadership before moving […]

Eight-Hundred Thousand Hollow Voices

Eight-Hundred Thousand Voices One of the scariest experiences in the lives of parents and adolescents is the thought of dying, whether that be by accident or through intentional means. However, the conversation of death and dying is one of the most important discussions a family can have, as accidental deaths and suicide are among the […]

The Plague of Perfectionism

The Plague of Perfectionism Many messages include that they aren’t okay being themselves. People are denied what they need, and their experiences are invalidated. They must be different, they must be better. As messages stack up, it leads to the extreme version of being better – they must be perfect. Western civilization is built on […]

Introducing: Empowering Encounters!

Introducing: Empowering Encounters! Hagan Health is excited to announce that we are expanding our psychotherapy department to make counseling services available to a wider population! The new and improved department also has a new name: Empowering Encounters. This expansion is a big step, and we are pleased that Empowering Encounters will enable Hagan Health to […]