Mental Health and Addiction Treatment for Teens and Adults

Supporting Loved Ones in Recovery During the Holidays

As we approach the 2023 fall and winter holiday season, many of us are preparing for multiple rounds of family gatherings, feasts, and festivities. We may be compiling our shopping lists, our to-do lists, or our guest lists with varying degrees of enthusiasm. Hopefully the biggest worry confronting us during our preparations is where to […]

Magic in Every Mile: Danielle’s Disney Half-Marathon Journey

Many of you know Danielle DeMarco, one of our lead therapists here at Elevate Health and Wellness. What you may not know however, is that Danielle is an avid runner and she recently completed another race at Disney’s Magic Kingdom. We took a few minutes to catch up with Danielle to learn more about her […]

Behind the Scenes at Elevate Health and Wellness with Dr. Carolyn Dennett, Psy.D.

Dr. Dennett serves as Elevate’s lead Clinical Psychologist working with an array of adolescents and families. She is known to many here at our practice due to her unparalleled compassion for the clients she works with, coupled with her unmatched clinical expertise in a broad range of mental health conditions, most notably ADHD. We recently […]

In Celebration of National Recovery Month

September has long been a time of change and opportunity as nature transitions from the warmth of long summer days to the shorter, crisper colorful days of Autumn. As the leaves begin to turn, so do our lives, presenting new beginnings and fresh possibilities. It is a season of growth, both in the natural world […]

Medical Gaslighting and Its Psychological Impact on Women

Gaslighting is a manipulative tactic where someone makes another person question their own reality, memory, or perceptions. In the medical field, gaslighting occurs when medical providers dismiss or downplay a female patient’s symptoms and concerns. This insidious form of medical gaslighting can have serious psychological consequences for women. Many women report being told by doctors […]

Back to School Anxiety: Helping Teens to Manage Summer Stress

As summer unfolds and carefree days fill the calendar, many teenagers find themselves battling back-to-school anxiety. The anticipation of new classes, increased academic demands, and social pressures can be overwhelming. However, with the right strategies, teens can navigate this transition smoothly and enjoy a successful school year. In this post, we explore seven practical tips […]

Sober and Sizzling: 7 Strategies to Maintain Sobriety During the Summer

Summer is a season filled with sun-soaked adventures, barbecues, and social gatherings. While it’s a time to relax and enjoy the outdoors, for individuals on a sober journey, it can present unique challenges. Staying committed to sobriety during summer festivities requires careful planning, self-awareness, and support. In this blog post, we’ll explore seven effective strategies […]