Ann Russo, LCSW, MA.TH Article Quotes
I DO NOT agree with all view points stated in these articles. I do agree with creating dialogue, promoting awareness, exploring various perspectives, and ending stigmas about mental health.
The best way to deal with these feelings is to accept them
More than ever before clients, especially millennials, tend to be in a perpetual state of nervousness. For these clients, I highly recommend some self-love and compassion. Stop beating yourself up over being stressed or nervous.
Online Therapy Can Be Cost Effective & Convenient, But Users Say It Might Not Be For Everyone
“If someone is having anxiety symptoms or needs positive coping skills to deal with difficulties in life, or maybe someone just needs an hour or two of time to decompress, [online therapy] can be very helpful,” Russo tells Bustle.
7 Shocking Ways Stress Can Physically Change Your Brain
There is good news, though, in that studies have also shown how you view and handle stress can change the impact it has on your brain, Russo says. "It’s important to try and reassess the situation in a more positive light," she says. "It can be hard, but if you are telling yourself that you are constantly stressed, you are feeding the stress."
8 Ways to Stop Feeling Guilty About Everything and Move On
Repeatedly telling yourself to stop feeling guilty won’t work. In fact, it’ll probably just make you dwell on the situation even more. “The goal is to redirect your actions and behaviors. If you’re guilty about something, engage in positive thoughts and actions,” recommends therapist Ann Russo, LCSW.
7 Decluttering Tips For Hoarders
Hoarding signs include a “collection of unusual and useless items, magazines, rotten food, hair, fingernails – at times pets can be hoarded and neglected,” says Ann Russo, a psychotherapist and founder of AMR Mental Health Therapy.
7 Habits Psychopaths Have That Are More Common Than You Think
"Traits of antisocial personality disorder can often be seen in most adults," therapist Ann Russo, MA.TH, LCSW, tells Bustle. "The distinguishable and diagnosable difference is that the traits impact levels of functioning in the world.
How to Talk to Your Kids About Sex
“Kids generally don’t have a position about same-sex relationships until they are told to have one by society and culture,” licensed clinical social worker Ann Russo tells SheKnows. Russo recommends simply sharing about romantic love and attraction rather than focusing on sexual orientation.
Being Attacked Changed How My Brain Works
Of course, this type of change doesn’t set in immediately. Ann Russo, a therapist who worked with survivors of the 2017 Las Vegas shooting right after it happened, recalls that few people wanted to talk about it right away, and that the support group she started remained mostly unattended for weeks.