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Courage Health and Wellness is Fredericksburg, Virginia's premier mental health therapy and counseling service.

Suicide Prevention: Risks, Warnings, and Protective Factors

September 26, 2023
September is Suicide Prevention Month, so let’s take this time to pay special attention and foster awareness of this serious social issue. The American Psychiatric Association and the Suicide Prevention...

Trauma-Informed Care and Why It Matters

July 5, 2023
How we’re falling short in treating trauma victims and what we can do to fix it.

Seasonal Allergies Are Back—What You Can Do About It

June 7, 2023
There are solutions, including over-the-counter medications and allergy shots.

Understanding Intrusive Thoughts

April 30, 2023
by Melissa Sheppard This is an abridged version published by Psychology Today on Feb. 26th, 2020 by Melissa Sheppard, MD. Read the full text of the article by clicking on...

How to boost your immune system

January 31, 2023
As winter is upon us, avoiding seasonal illnesses like the flu and colds can be helped by overall good health, and reduced stress.

SAD Seasonal Affective Disorder: What You Should Know

January 5, 2023
This is an abridged version of the article published by Johns Hopkins Medicine. Read the full text of the article by clicking on the link. The bright lights of the holiday season...

Eating Well for Mental Health

December 13, 2022
This is an abridged version of the article originally published at To see the full article, follow the link.(source) To boost your mental health, focus on eating plenty of...

Is an Infrared Sauna Better Than a Traditional Sauna?

November 28, 2022
A good sweat session is often associated with intense exercise like running, cycling, or strength training, but you can also warm things up while relaxing and rejuvenating in an infrared...

New UK Study Confirms: Alpha-Stim Improves Quality of Life By Relieving Anxiety

September 8, 2021
Researchers from the United Kingdom’s Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (NHFT) and General Practice Alliance (GPA) recently conducted a study to examine whether Alpha-Stim® can be a useful tool to improve quality of...

5 Ways to Manage the Waiting Game

August 26, 2021
How we wait can make all the difference. Posted November 4, 2020 |  By: Leah Katz Ph.D. Source: Serkan Göktay/Pexels I think it’s safe to say that we all know what the...