Mary Shumway

Blended Family Counseling

Blended Family Counseling

Relationships of any kind aren’t easy. However, bringing children from two different families under the same roof brings a multitude of differences and can take some time to adjust. For some kids, this new blended family creates trauma in their lives. If you find your...

Learning Healthy Coping Mechanisms

Learning Healthy Coping Mechanisms

In our last blog, we defined what a coping mechanism is and discussed unhealthy ones. You can read the first blog here. Today we will share with you some healthy coping mechanisms your Birmingham therapist may teach you. Healthy Coping Strategies Coping in a healthy...

Counseling Services Help You Cope

Counseling Services Help You Cope

Life is full of stressful circumstances. Most people attribute depression, stress and anxiety with something bad like losing a job, going through divorce, or the death of a loved one. However, we must learn to cope with good and bad situations. For someone with...

Tips on Choosing the Best Psychologist in Birmingham

Tips on Choosing the Best Psychologist in Birmingham

You’ve taken the first step and decided to seek counseling. Now what? With so many therapists to choose from, finding the best psychologist in Birmingham means different things to different people. You want to find the best one for your needs to ensure your recovery...

In Person Vs. Video Counseling

In Person Vs. Video Counseling

In our ever-changing world, we see more and more options becoming available in all aspects of life. You can meet with virtually anyone over a computer, and your meals can be delivered without ever stepping foot in a grocery store or restaurant. All of these changes...

Therapy is an Investment in You!

Therapy is an Investment in You!

Looking for the highest rate of return on an investment? Invest in your mental health with counseling in Birmingham, AL! Think about it. You have a life-long return on investment when that investment is you. There is no other investment that will benefit you more than...

Grief After Suicide

Grief After Suicide

The death of ABC33/40 reporter, Chris Sign, by suicide has raised this sad topic in front of all of us living in Birmingham. Our prayers go out to the family and friends who are experiencing this horrible loss. Grief after suicide can leave us numb and confused, not...

BATT’s Statement of Solidarity

BATT’s Statement of Solidarity

Birmingham Anxiety & Trauma Therapy (BATT) stands in solidarity with our Black therapists, community, and patients.Now is the time for us, as a society, to stand in solidarity and listen to our Black leaders, colleagues, friends, neighbors, and family members. We...

Double Dog Dare Your Feelings

Double Dog Dare Your Feelings

Dr. Diana Paulk explains why you should double dog dare your feelings and how to do it. If you would like more information, please contact us and set up an appointment today!