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The Journey Toward Healing

by Anna Rodenfels, MSW, LCSWA With teary eyes and sunken shoulders, my client looked me straight in the eyes and vulnerably asked, “Can you fix me?” It’s not an uncommon question in therapy. Some clients bluntly ask and some come each week silently hoping they will find the answer. But therapy is not about fixing. […]

COVID-19 Update: June 2021

The team at Three Oaks Behavioral Health & Wellness is continuing to follow and monitor CDC guidelines closely regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. We have started offering clients the option of returning to the office for in-person sessions. Conducting sessions virtually has served our clients tremendously, especially over the last year. Although our practice is now […]

Telehealth & Insurance Reimbursement

The Three Oaks admin team is in touch with our insurance panels regularly to stay ahead of any changes regarding insurance reimbursements for telehealth sessions. It is a possibility that insurance plans will decide to reduce the reimbursement rates for telehealth sessions, or limit the number of sessions allotted per calendar year. We will do […]

Our Human Connection

by Casie Hall, LCMHC, LCAS Wow. December of 2020. Here we are. *deep breath* Anyone on my team, all of my clients, and most people who know me will tell you that I am a big fan of transparency. Transparency as an action and communication style is such a tangible, magical way of connecting with […]

The Magic of Heart Work

The Magic of Heart Work by Leah Sampson, MSW, LCSW “And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.” -The Little Prince It was ignorant of me, but I stopped at McDonald’s before my doctor’s […]

Living a Rich, Full and Meaningful Life During a Pandemic: The Power of Acceptance in Turning Pain to Purpose

by Ally Fischman, MS, LCMHC, NCC “Ever more people in the world today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.” -Viktor Frankl Netflix. Cleaning my house. Baking lots of cookies (and then eating them). More Netflix. Convincing myself over and over that eventually I will get to see my clients in […]

Becoming Your Safe Space (Even When the World Feels Unsafe)

by Molly Schweers, LCMHC, LCAS Reflecting on time spent since quarantine began, I have observed that the productivity culture has grown overwhelmingly despite all of us on social media posting content telling each other that it’s okay to rest. We continue to find increasingly new ways to stay busy from making our own bread (and […]

We Stand With BIPOC

Three Oaks Behavioral Health & Wellness Stands with Black, Indigenous, & People of Color (BIPOC) To our Black, Indigenous, & People of Color family, friends, clients, community members, and fellow humans: you matter so much. We see you. We see your pain, anger and outrage. We recognize that as non-BIPOC, we cannot begin to understand […]

Coronavirus and the Gendered Expectations of Men

by Chris Burner, LCSWA, MDIV, SEP COVID-19 has changed the way we collectively and individually grieve loss. Throughout the globe, positive-stricken individuals have lost their battles with the virus while loved ones have been forced to mourn their family members, lovers, and friends from afar. Small businesses and large corporations alike have succumbed to premature […]