<p><b>4 Steps to Ease Anxiety</b></p><p>Fox13′s The PLACE with <a href="http://www.AnastasiaPollock.com" target="_blank">Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC</a></p><p>Anxiety come when we have too much or chronic stress. Learn the signs and symptoms suggesting you have anxiety and the 4 easy steps to find immediately relief. <a href="http://fox13now.com/2017/09/11/how-to-ease-anxiety/" target="_blank">Watch Here</a><a href="http://www.AnastasiaPollock.com" target="_blank"><br/></a></p>

4 Steps to Ease Anxiety

Fox13′s The PLACE with Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC

Anxiety come when we have too much or chronic stress. Learn the signs and symptoms suggesting you have anxiety and the 4 easy steps to find immediately relief. Watch Here

<p><a href="https://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/dissociative-identity-understanding-reality-behind-myths-0906174" target="_blank"><b>Dissociative Identity Disorder: Understanding the Reality Behind the Myths</b></a></p><p>By <a href="http://www.anastasiapollock.com" target="_blank">Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC</a></p><p>In recent years, efforts to increase mental health awareness and reduce <a href="https://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/psychpedia/stigma" target="_blank">stigma</a>
 have led to some changes, including more accurate portrayals of mental 
health issues and those who experience them, but much work still needs 
to be done. One particular portrayal that fell flat appeared in the 
movie Split, released in early 2017. In this movie, which was 
roundly criticized for its portrayal of mental health conditions, a 
character with <a href="https://www.goodtherapy.org/learn-about-therapy/issues/dissociative-identity" target="_blank">dissociative identity disorder (DID)</a>
 had a dangerous alternate personality. As a counselor who treats 
dissociative conditions such as DID, the majority of which are not 
characterized by violent behavior toward others, this was particularly 
disturbing to me. <a href="https://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/dissociative-identity-understanding-reality-behind-myths-0906174" target="_blank">Learn more about the prevalence, contributing factors, and treatment of DID</a><br/></p>

Dissociative Identity Disorder: Understanding the Reality Behind the Myths

By Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC

In recent years, efforts to increase mental health awareness and reduce stigma have led to some changes, including more accurate portrayals of mental health issues and those who experience them, but much work still needs to be done. One particular portrayal that fell flat appeared in the movie Split, released in early 2017. In this movie, which was roundly criticized for its portrayal of mental health conditions, a character with dissociative identity disorder (DID) had a dangerous alternate personality. As a counselor who treats dissociative conditions such as DID, the majority of which are not characterized by violent behavior toward others, this was particularly disturbing to me. Learn more about the prevalence, contributing factors, and treatment of DID

<p><a href="http://fox13now.com/2017/08/28/ask-a-therapist-what-if-my-spouse-wants-me-to-diet-with-them-but-i-dont-want-to/" target="_blank"><b>Ask a Therapist: What if my spouse wants me to diet with them, but I don’t want to?</b></a></p><p>Fox 13′s The PLACE with <a href="http://www.anastasiapollock.com" target="_blank">Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC</a></p><p>First, I would encourage you to think about why your husband may want 
you to be on the diet with him. I am guessing it is likely because he 
may want support. It is difficult to change eating habits when there are
 tempting sugary or fatty foods in the house so it is often easier for a
 person to make lasting changes when the whole family agrees to make 
changes as well. That being said, it is not necessarily fair to ask you 
to adhere to a diet if you do not want to participate. I would suggest 
doing the following to further explore this issue with your husband. <a href="http://fox13now.com/2017/08/28/ask-a-therapist-what-if-my-spouse-wants-me-to-diet-with-them-but-i-dont-want-to/" target="_blank">Watch to Learn More</a><br/></p>

Ask a Therapist: What if my spouse wants me to diet with them, but I don’t want to?

Fox 13′s The PLACE with Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC

First, I would encourage you to think about why your husband may want you to be on the diet with him. I am guessing it is likely because he may want support. It is difficult to change eating habits when there are tempting sugary or fatty foods in the house so it is often easier for a person to make lasting changes when the whole family agrees to make changes as well. That being said, it is not necessarily fair to ask you to adhere to a diet if you do not want to participate. I would suggest doing the following to further explore this issue with your husband. Watch to Learn More

<p><b>Spotting Teen Depression</b><br/></p><p>The Mom Show’s Lindsay Aerts with <a href="http://www.anastasiapollock.com" target="_blank">Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC</a><br/></p><p>How do you know when your teen’s behavior is typical moodiness for their
 age or something more? We talk with licensed mental health councilor 
Anastasia Pollock of the Life Stone Center about how to spot depression 
in teens, how to approach your kids about it, and getting your child 
help if they’re resisting. <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/spotting-teen-deperssion/id1114996250?i=1000391252894&mt=2" target="_blank">Listen here. </a>And for more help/info visit <a href="http://www.lifestonecenter.com" target="_blank">Life Stone Counseling Centers</a>.<br/></p>

Spotting Teen Depression

The Mom Show’s Lindsay Aerts with Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC

How do you know when your teen’s behavior is typical moodiness for their age or something more? We talk with licensed mental health councilor Anastasia Pollock of the Life Stone Center about how to spot depression in teens, how to approach your kids about it, and getting your child help if they’re resisting. Listen here. And for more help/info visit Life Stone Counseling Centers.

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