.

Blog

<p><b>Do You Have a Balanced Brain? A Therapist Tells You How You Can Tell…</b></p><p>Fox13′s The PLACE with <a href="http://www.anastasiapollock.com" target="_blank">Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC</a></p><p>You may have grown up with the school of thought that you are either “left-brained” or “right-brained”…</p><p>
 Turns our YOU are both! Learn why it is so important to find balance 
between the two and what question you can ask to check in with how you 
are doing!</p>

Do You Have a Balanced Brain? A Therapist Tells You How You Can Tell…

Fox13′s The PLACE with Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC

You may have grown up with the school of thought that you are either “left-brained” or “right-brained”…

Turns our YOU are both! Learn why it is so important to find balance between the two and what question you can ask to check in with how you are doing!

<p><b>Ask a Therapist: When is a Child too Young to Stay Home Alone?</b><br/></p><p>Fox13′s The PLACE with <a href="http://www.anastasiapollock.com" target="_blank">Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC</a><br/></p><p>There is no cut and dry answer to this question! But Anastasia Pollock gives parents tips on how to decide your child is ready to stay at home alone. Watch to learn more!<br/></p>

Ask a Therapist: When is a Child too Young to Stay Home Alone?

Fox13′s The PLACE with Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC

There is no cut and dry answer to this question! But Anastasia Pollock gives parents tips on how to decide your child is ready to stay at home alone. Watch to learn more!

<p><b>Seeing Mind to Mind: All Things Mental Health</b></p><p><b>Episode #1: Left Brain/Right Brain Find Balance</b><br/></p><p>with host, <a href="http://www.anastasiapollock.com" target="_blank">Anastasia Pollock</a> and guest therapist, Paige Goldy</p><p>Anastasia Pollock is joined by Mental Health Counselor, 
Paige Goldy to discuss the strengths/weaknesses and functions of our 
right and left brains. Referencing Dr. Iain McGilchrist’s work, they 
make a case for our need to find a balance between both brains. Most 
individuals (as well as the American public in general) are dominated by
 the left-brain and would benefit greatly by learning to exercise their 
right brain ‘muscles’. Finding a balance will help with overall 
well-being and happiness! <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/1-left-brian-right-brain-finding-balance-paige-goldy/id1251552421?i=1000389243676&mt=2" target="_blank">Listen now</a><br/></p>

Seeing Mind to Mind: All Things Mental Health

Episode #1: Left Brain/Right Brain Find Balance

with host, Anastasia Pollock and guest therapist, Paige Goldy

Anastasia Pollock is joined by Mental Health Counselor, Paige Goldy to discuss the strengths/weaknesses and functions of our right and left brains. Referencing Dr. Iain McGilchrist’s work, they make a case for our need to find a balance between both brains. Most individuals (as well as the American public in general) are dominated by the left-brain and would benefit greatly by learning to exercise their right brain ‘muscles’. Finding a balance will help with overall well-being and happiness! Listen now

<p><b>Pregnancy Survival Guide for Mom and Dad</b></p><p>Fox13′s The PLACE with <a href="http://www.anastasiapollock.com" target="_blank">Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC</a></p><p style="">Pregnancy is an exciting time full of changes. Big changes happen with 
the expectant mom’s body, emotions, and life as she prepares for baby. 
Big changes are also happening for the expectant partner, who is often 
trying to figure out where he fits into the changes of pregnancy and 
having a new baby. Because both parents experience big changes, so does 
the relationship. Pregnancy can be a time that creates more tension in a
 relationship as both partners try to navigate through pregnancy. 
However, if partners are willing to become aware of the potential 
pitfalls and put effort into attending to each other, pregnancy can be a
 time of coming together and strengthening the relationship. Watch to learn
some steps that can help to help your relationship to survive and 
strengthen through the pregnancy process.<br/></p>

Pregnancy Survival Guide for Mom and Dad

Fox13′s The PLACE with Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC

Pregnancy is an exciting time full of changes. Big changes happen with the expectant mom’s body, emotions, and life as she prepares for baby. Big changes are also happening for the expectant partner, who is often trying to figure out where he fits into the changes of pregnancy and having a new baby. Because both parents experience big changes, so does the relationship. Pregnancy can be a time that creates more tension in a relationship as both partners try to navigate through pregnancy. However, if partners are willing to become aware of the potential pitfalls and put effort into attending to each other, pregnancy can be a time of coming together and strengthening the relationship. Watch to learn some steps that can help to help your relationship to survive and strengthen through the pregnancy process.

<p><a href="http://fox13now.com/2017/06/02/ask-a-therapist-what-should-i-do-about-bored-teenagers/" target="_blank"><b>Ask a Therapist: What Should I Do About Bored Teenagers?</b></a></p><p>Fox13′s The PLACE with <a href="http://www.anastasiapollock.com" target="_blank">Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC</a></p><p>Summer is here! While most teens are rejoicing in the beginning of the 
summer to be free of school and homework, joy can quickly turn into 
boredom as once structured schedules become more lax and teens quickly 
become bored. This often creates increased stress for parents, who do 
not always get to join their kids on summer break and don`t know what to
 do to keep them busy. Luckily, there are answers to better understand 
how and why teens become bored so easily and what we can do as parents 
to support them. <a href="http://fox13now.com/2017/06/02/ask-a-therapist-what-should-i-do-about-bored-teenagers/" target="_blank">Watch here!</a><br/></p>

Ask a Therapist: What Should I Do About Bored Teenagers?

Fox13′s The PLACE with Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC

Summer is here! While most teens are rejoicing in the beginning of the summer to be free of school and homework, joy can quickly turn into boredom as once structured schedules become more lax and teens quickly become bored. This often creates increased stress for parents, who do not always get to join their kids on summer break and don`t know what to do to keep them busy. Luckily, there are answers to better understand how and why teens become bored so easily and what we can do as parents to support them. Watch here!

<p><b>Things You Should NEVER Say to a Pregnant Lady</b></p><p>Fox13′s The PLACE with <a href="http://www.anastasiapollock.com" target="_blank">Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC</a></p><p>Although pregnancy can be a time of joy and excitement, sometimes people
 seem to lose their mental filters when talking to a pregnant woman. 
Instead of just congratulating and asking how the mom is feeling, people
 sometimes feel the need to say and do things that are actually 
offensive. Although this list was really challenging to narrow down, and
 is not at all exhaustive, below are some common faux pas one should be 
aware of when interacting with pregnant women. <a href="http://fox13now.com/2017/05/08/things-you-should-never-say-to-a-pregnant-lady/" target="_blank">Watch here.</a><br/></p>

Things You Should NEVER Say to a Pregnant Lady

Fox13′s The PLACE with Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC

Although pregnancy can be a time of joy and excitement, sometimes people seem to lose their mental filters when talking to a pregnant woman. Instead of just congratulating and asking how the mom is feeling, people sometimes feel the need to say and do things that are actually offensive. Although this list was really challenging to narrow down, and is not at all exhaustive, below are some common faux pas one should be aware of when interacting with pregnant women. Watch here.

<p><b>4 Ways to Help a Hypochondriac  </b></p><p>Fox13′s The PLACE with <a href="http://www.anastasiapollock.com" target="_blank">Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC</a></p><p>I think we all know someone we may consider a hypochondriac (someone who
 insists that they are ill when they are not or exaggerates physical 
symptoms). It is hard to know how to help these people and this question
 gives us a great opportunity to better navigate a very tricky 
situation.<a href="http://www.lifestonecenter.com/blog.php" target="_blank"> Learn more…</a><br/></p>

4 Ways to Help a Hypochondriac  

Fox13′s The PLACE with Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC

I think we all know someone we may consider a hypochondriac (someone who insists that they are ill when they are not or exaggerates physical symptoms). It is hard to know how to help these people and this question gives us a great opportunity to better navigate a very tricky situation. Learn more…

<p><b>Pregnancy Questions: Antepartum Depression and Anxiety </b></p><p>Fox13′s The PLACE with <a href="http://www.anastasiapollock.com" target="_blank">Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC</a></p><p>Anastasia Pollock kicks off a series answering pregnancy questions, 
talking about a common condition during pregnancy- depression and 
anxiety. Learn what to watch for and how to overcome it!<br/></p>

Pregnancy Questions: Antepartum Depression and Anxiety 

Fox13′s The PLACE with Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC

Anastasia Pollock kicks off a series answering pregnancy questions, talking about a common condition during pregnancy- depression and anxiety. Learn what to watch for and how to overcome it!

Recieve My E-Newsletters

* indicates required
As Featured In...
Trauma/EMDR Posts:
Relationship Posts: