Entries by shann357@bellsouth.net

Good Sleep, A Mental Health Basic

One of the basic needs for good mental health is adequate sleep. Adequate sleep helps regulate moods, improve memory and concentration, improve creativity, and decrease stress. Adequate sleep in children also promotes growth and improves attention and learning. Too little sleep can cause forgetfulness, fatigue, irritability, poor physical performance, increased stress and anxiety, and depression.  […]


Too often we think that real change is impossible or really difficulty. How many times have you heard the adage, “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks”?  My response to that is yes you can, the dog just has to be willing to learn.  Current circumstances are demanding change, change in how we interact […]

The New Normal

A global pandemic can certainly put a damper in an otherwise ordinary year.  Social distancing, self-isolating, and being indoors all day long can really take a toll on your mood and overall wellbeing.  The usual coping skills of exercising at the gym, dining out with friends, or window shopping at the mall have all been affected by […]

Resources for Coping with COVID-19

If you are currently struggling with anxiety you are not alone. For most of us, the uncertainty of times like these can cause discomfort and concern about what happens next. The support and validation of knowing that you are not alone can help you manage the stress and worry that this causes. The following resources […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice

As news surrounding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus), evolves, the main priorities of SBS Psychological Associates remains to walk with our clients to help maintain and enhance their wellbeing. In the interest of maintaining the health of our clients and staff, we will be moving to telehealth therapy sessions starting Monday, March 23, and not be seeing […]

A New Year

“We spend January 1 walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives… not looking for flaws, but for potential.” Ellen Goodman   “Learn from yesterday, live […]