BOSHARDY COUNSELING & CONSULTING

Factors that Contribute to an Unhealthy Relationship with Food and Body

The relationship we have with food and our bodies can be very complex and are usually not mutually exclusive. Even if you are someone who hasn’t necessarily struggled in these areas, being a human in today’s society means you have at least been impacted by the many external messages we receive about food and our […]

What is ADHD and DSM-5?

ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is what the DSM-5 classifies as a set of criteria that one experiences that negatively impacts the functioning of an individual due to structural differences in the brain. For example, having ADHD can cause someone to struggle in many of the following areas: effective decision making, memory, impulsiveness, time […]

How does postpartum impact new mothers?

One of the most vulnerable populations are those of new parents. It is also no secret among women that issues that crop up during pregnancy or postpartum are often overlooked by medical professionals. After multiple appointments throughout pregnancy to check the health of the mother and baby, only one appointment six weeks after delivery is […]

Identifying Stress Versus Anxiety

Both stress and anxiety can be challenging to cope with on a day to day basis. I’ve noticed that people often use the terms interchangeably or incorrectly, and although they share similarities, there are key differences. Let’s break it down.  Stress occurs when an external event causes a physiological and mental strain on the body. […]