Mental Health Blog

The Power of Play Therapy
Posted by Lauren Gibson on

Play therapy utilizes play, a child’s natural mode of expression, to help them express their feelings through toys and games instead of words. Play therapy includes activities such as puppet play, role-play, sand tray, and creating artwork. Gary Landreth, one of the leading pioneers...

Common Misconceptions about Eating Disorders
Posted by Makenna Clements on

February 26 through March 4, 2018 was National Eating Disorders Awareness week. As mentioned in a previous post, I’d like to take the opportunity to address some common misnomers about Eating Disorders. My hope is to provide a bit of clarity and insight into a very serious and complicated...

Announcing our New Clinic Director!
Posted by CPCC Blogging Team on

We are delighted to announce our new Clinic Director, Brent Robery! Brent began his new role March 1st, 2018 and we are delighted to see how Brent's wisdom, humility, passion, vision, and skill set can lead CPCC into our next chapter. Here is what the chair of the search committee, Associate...

Cultivating a Healthy Relationship with Food: Not Just What We Eat, but Why.  
Posted by Makenna Clements on

Some of our most challenging psychological, emotional, and spiritual hurdles manifest as subtle manipulations to otherwise healthy things. Take, for example, our relationship with food. At its core, food is meant for survival- to nourish, to energize, to sustain. It creates opportunity for...

Thief of Joy
Posted by Lauren Gibson on

Constantly, we are analyzing information – smell, touch, taste, hearing and sight. Nevertheless, how our brains gather information is only the beginning of a long chain of thoughts that end at a conclusion. This link between points in the brain usually takes the same amount of time as it...