COUNSELOR’S CORNER: Questions to Consider When Choosing a Counselor

Elysia Tucker, LPC, ADCis the Executive Director ofSouthern Wellness Services, Inc.

People seek counseling for a number of different reasons. According to the American Counseling Association “Counseling is a professional relationship that empowers diverse individuals, families, and groups to accomplish mental health, wellness, education and career goals.” Finding the right counselor can ensure that […]

COUNSELOR’S CORNER: 5 Strategies for Coping with Change

Elysia Tucker, LPC, ADCis the Executive Director ofSouthern Wellness Services, Inc.

As another school year is winding down, one thing becomes certain: change is part of life. Going to college, getting a summer job, moving to a new home, ending or beginning a relationship, having a child leave the home… The list could go […]

Counselor’s Corner: How Do I Help My Loved One with an Addiction?

Elysia Tucker, LPC, ADCis the Executive Director ofSouthern Wellness Services, Inc.

First things first. Addiction can happen to anyone, regardless of income, status, education, or age. The 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) indicated that 21.7 million people aged 12 or older needed help with an addiction in 2014. It is […]