Is Your Psychiatrist Right for You? Here’s How to Tell

Mental health plays such an important role in our lives, and finding the right doctor or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to help with a diagnosis, symptoms, medication, or treatment is crucial to betterment.  Those who have been through the long winding road of mental health care very rarely sit back and ask a very important question: … Continue reading Is Your Psychiatrist Right for You? Here’s How to Tell

Layoff Lows: How to Fight Unemployment Depression

Overcome Depression After Losing a Job Many people were laid off from work due to the current pandemic. This is causing a drastic impact on many American lives. Unemployment can result in depression because it hinders a person's ability to provide for their own or their family's basic needs.  Depression can be debilitating. It targets … Continue reading Layoff Lows: How to Fight Unemployment Depression

How to Help a Loved One With Their Severe Mental Illness

It may be frightening to learn that someone you love is diagnosed with a mental illness. It's not as simple as a cold or the flu, where you can bring them some soup and put on their favorite movie. Mental illness comes with a lot of questions and uncertainty. You want to support them and … Continue reading How to Help a Loved One With Their Severe Mental Illness

How Screens May Be Affecting Your Child’s Mental Health

For adults, digital screens started as a novelty and slowly transitioned into a tool that we use in our everyday lives. Whether it's for work, to keep up with friends and family, or for entertainment — these screens are a clear-cut separation from reality. However, this is not the case for our youth. This emerging … Continue reading How Screens May Be Affecting Your Child’s Mental Health

Worried About Your Diagnosis…You’re Not Alone (Mental Health Statistics)

Receiving a mental health diagnosis as an adult can be frightening, one with many questions, concerns, and uncertainty on the horizon. It's not uncommon to experience a wide array of emotions. While the news may issue relief that their feelings are finally validated and explained, others may be disheartened.  It's not uncommon to feel denial, … Continue reading Worried About Your Diagnosis…You’re Not Alone (Mental Health Statistics)

5 Ways to Develop a Positive Mindset That Lasts

You should never underestimate the power of positive thinking. We know we know, it's cliche and a little outdated, but there is some truth to how a positive mindset can reshape your day and mental health overall for the better.  The way we view ourselves and the world around us paints an important picture, one … Continue reading 5 Ways to Develop a Positive Mindset That Lasts

A Guide to Your First Therapy Appointment

Your first therapy or mental health counseling appointment can be intimidating. If you're feeling nervous or anxious about attending your first session — don't worry, you're not alone. It's completely normal to feel uneasy about change, even if it's for the better.  If you've already scheduled your first session, congratulations, you've made it past one … Continue reading A Guide to Your First Therapy Appointment

Tips for Talking to Your Children About Mental Health

For parents struggling with mental health, talking to your children about the symptoms, the struggles, and certain behaviors may be difficult. It can certainly be a frightening experience for the parent, but for children who may not fully understand or comprehend what is happening — it may be confusing as well.  That's why it's so … Continue reading Tips for Talking to Your Children About Mental Health

Crucial Tips for Safe Medication Management

Medication-related issues can spell disaster, both for a patient and healthcare staff. For those dealing with mental health issues, safe and practical medication management practices are essential.  It takes a village — that's the old saying. When it comes to medication management, this adage rings true. Caregivers, doctors, pharmacists, and patients need to work as … Continue reading Crucial Tips for Safe Medication Management

A Psychologist’s Notes from Quarantine

by Mental Health Blogger David Susman It seems like day three hundred of the pandemic quarantine. But objectively I know it’s only been about five weeks. Observations: Bouncing back and forth seemingly randomly from calm, rational, semi-productive detachment to worry, uncertainty, tears and sadness. The latter is definitely not the usual me. Spending countless hours at … Continue reading A Psychologist’s Notes from Quarantine

Start the Day Off Right: 5 Things to Try When You Wake Up for a Better Day

Sometimes, we wake up on the wrong side of the bed, and it can derail our entire day. However, if there's a wrong side, there must also be the right side. Mornings are important. We've all heard the saying that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Studies have shown that breakfast kick-starts … Continue reading Start the Day Off Right: 5 Things to Try When You Wake Up for a Better Day

Can’t Meet Your Therapist? Try Telehealth Online Counseling

Telehealth services can be a great tool for patients seeking care, especially when they are unable to (or would prefer not to) see a mental health professional in person.  In this day and age, technology has created a lot of strife regarding its effect on mental health, but there is an upside. Telehealth delivers virtual … Continue reading Can’t Meet Your Therapist? Try Telehealth Online Counseling

3 Ways to Manage Uncomfortable Emotions During a Quarantine

The more quarantined and isolated we become in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the more uncomfortable our feelings and thoughts, which we have been avoiding, may surface. You may begin to feel the weight of loss (or losses) in your life that you’ve been too busy to grieve. If you experience anything like this, you … Continue reading 3 Ways to Manage Uncomfortable Emotions During a Quarantine

Individual vs. Group Counseling: Which is Right for You?

Counseling can serve a wide range of individuals looking for ways to better themselves, curb dependencies, or find the necessary support to live a productive and healthy life.  The counseling process is a unique and relatively misunderstood practice that is oftentimes used interchangeably with therapy or psychiatric work. However, these fields are all unique and … Continue reading Individual vs. Group Counseling: Which is Right for You?

Kentucky Counseling Center Expansion

Kentucky Counseling Center is excited to announce a major expansion. Two new locations will will open soon in underserved areas of the state including South Louisville and Bowling Green, KY. Both locations will provide counseling, psychiatry, case management, and KCC Direct. As always, Medicaid and commercial insurance will be accepted. More information about these locations … Continue reading Kentucky Counseling Center Expansion

KENTUCKY COUNSELING CENTER Ranks No. 92 on the 2019 Inc. 5000 With Three-Year Growth of 3417.6 Percent

Inc. magazine today revealed that Kentucky-based mental health care provider KENTUCKY COUNSELING CENTER is No. 92 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, … Continue reading KENTUCKY COUNSELING CENTER Ranks No. 92 on the 2019 Inc. 5000 With Three-Year Growth of 3417.6 Percent

Kentucky Counseling Center CEO Named 2019 Forty Under 40

Louisville Business First names Matt Grammer, CEO of Kentucky Counseling Center 2019 Forty Under 40. Kentucky Counseling Center prides itself on being the largest and most accessible mental health care private practice in the state. We treat depression, anxiety, behavioral disorders, family conflict, and many other issues that most of us experience at some point … Continue reading Kentucky Counseling Center CEO Named 2019 Forty Under 40

Kentucky Counseling Center CEO Named 2019 Health Care Heroes Finalist

Kentucky Counseling Center CEO, Matt Grammer wins 2019 Health Care Heroes finalist award, presented by Louisville Business First. Kentucky Counseling Center provides high quality and affordable mental health services in Louisville, Lexington, Frankfort, Covington, Richmond and London, Kentucky. More about Health Care Heroes KCC offers counseling, psychiatry, and targeted case management services for children and … Continue reading Kentucky Counseling Center CEO Named 2019 Health Care Heroes Finalist