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Written by Jessy Pucker LMSW February 4th 2022 There is no shortage of private practices and therapists in New York. At Refresh, we distinguish ourselves by the fact that we have the most diverse practice in New York state. As a New

Photo Cred: Canva Written by Jessy Pucker LMSW January 24th 2022 Anxiety in the workplace is something many people experience today and have experienced in the past. The nature of this anxiety has changed immeasurably in the past two years. With questions of

Photo Cred: Canva Written by Jessy Pucker LMSW January 14th 2022 Anxiety comes in many shapes and sizes. It can express itself through physical symptoms, like fast heart rate or rapid breathing; or by excessive worry and fear. Or both! The good news

Photo Cred: Canva Written by Jessy Pucker LMSW December 24th 2021 There are two types of stigma surrounding mental illness: social stigma and self stigma. These two are inherently connected. Social stigma often gets more exposure in the media and content we consume.

Written by Jessy Pucker LMSW Dec 14, 2021   Giving back and volunteering are important year-round, but these activities are emphasized during the holiday season. Whether it is hands-on volunteering or donating to a cause you care about, giving back is a way

Artwork by Dani Delaide Written by Jessy Pucker LMSW Dec 7, 2021   ‘Stigma’ is a word we often use in the mental health world. Conversations surrounding mental illness have historically been avoided because the stigma surrounding it promoted shame in those who experienced

By Rachel Parodneck, LCSW This week is National Women’s Health Week. According to a World Health Organization analysis, Women Represent Close to 70% of the Global Healthcare Workforce. Healthcare workers this year have seen unprecedented challenges to say the least. Not

By Rachel Parodneck, LCSW With Mother’s Day fast approaching, the topic of mothers may be at the forefront of your mind. This may spark a flurry of mixed emotions. Many people have a complicated relationship with their mother. If you’re lucky,