July 2023

THe neurophysiological Response to trauma

This month our newest clinician discusses the neurophysiological response to trauma.

June 2023

Black/African Americans and mental health

Our blog is back! This month our clinician discusses the importance of mental health in the Black/African American community.

January 2023

Finding an Approach in coping with Trauma

Our clinician and yoga specialist discusses trauma and finding the right therapeutic strategy. She further provides specific incites to meditation and yoga as an efficacious therapeutic strategy in managing the trauma responses to live a life of wellness past the trauma.

December 2022

Seasonal Affective Disorder

December is Seasonal Affective Disorder. Our clinician discusses the diagnosis and some treatment strategies.

November 2022

Native Americans and HealthCare

This month our Chronic Illness specialist discusses Native Americans history with healthcare from traditions to today in honor of Indigenous People Heritage Awareness month.

October 2022

Breast Cancer and its impact on mental health

As October ends, our Chronic Illness specialist wanted to take a moment to discuss breast cancer in Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Our clinician identifies types of breast cancers, treatments, and the impact on mental health. Our specialist also provides strategies in coping with mental health factors.

September 2022

History and health of Latino-hispanic people

This month we celebrate Hispanic-Latino Heritage month with our Latinx mental health specialist discussing the history, mental health, and physical health of the people of such a diverse hispanic heritage.

August 2022

Sleep and Neurofeedback

In this fast-paced, chaotic life that we all may live at least one point in our lives, we can feel that we are just not getting enough sleep! That is why this month’s post, our clinician focuses on sleep. She discusses the importance of sleep, what can effect sleep, and how we ca get better sleep.

July 2022

Benefits of Breathing and Laughing

This month, our clinician reminds us to take a moment in these trying times for self-care through deep breaths and laughter. 

June 2022

Benefits of yoga and movement to mental health

This month’s blog post, our clinician discusses the mind-body connection by use of yoga in conjunction with therapy on the journey to wellness.

May 2022

Mental Health and Diabetes in asian americans

As we come to the end of AAPI awareness month, our chronic illness specialist looks at the effects of diabetes in the Asian American population.

April 2022

Trauma anniversaries

In this month’s post, our trauma specialist discusses trauma anniversaries and the impact on our lives. She further discusses activities to mitigate the sensations one may feel in their mind, body, and soul. 

March 2022

Women’s Health HIstory

At the end of Women’s History Month, our Chronic Illness specialist discusses the history of women’s health and our progression thus far. She further provides resources for non-profit organizations, research initiatives, and other women’s health advocacy resources. 

February 2022

Mental Health in the hospitality industry

This month, a TriWellness clinician went into the field and interviewed hospitality industry workers on the impact of the pandemic on their business and mental health. He discusses their perspectives, provides research and some tips on managing everyday stressors in this month’s post.

January 2022

chronic pain and mental health

This month, our chronic illness specialist discusses chronic pain and its impact on one’s life. She also discusses treatment strategies to manage chronic illness.

December 2021

Tinnitus and Neurofeedback

This month our chronic illness specialist discusses the impact of tinnitus on mental health. Exploring the research on origins and the use of Neurofeedback as a treatment strategy.

November 2021

Chronic illness in the indigenous people in the United States

November is Native American Heritage month, and our chronic illness specialist discuss the health disparities in the American Indigenous people.

October 2021

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

October is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Awareness month, which is a condition that is often misunderstood. It is important to demystify ADHD as we learn more about it.  

September 2021

Mental health of people with disabilities

This months blog post discusses the topics of mental health in individuals with disabilities. The clinician also provides some valuable resources for people with disabilities in Illinois.

August 2021

emotional regulation and chronic illness 

This months blog post explores the topic of emotion regulation as it relates to chronic illness. The clinicians discuss research in chronic illness and emotion regulation. They also give some tips and tricks in emotion regulation that anyone can use!

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In honor of LGBTQIA+ Pride Month 2021, TriWellness wants to acknowledge and reflect on the unique history leading to this time of celebration, and recognize the resilience, monumental strides, and landmark achievements of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, non-binary, gender expansive, queer, intersex, and asexual community. TriWellness welcomes and accepts all clients regardless of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, ability, religion, and socioeconomic status.

May 2021

The Mental Health of South Asian Americans with IBD

In honor of AAPI Heritage month, our chronic illness specialist focuses on the mental health implications of IBD in South Asians.

April 2021

Factors in Medical Recommendation Adherence: Part I

In this month’s post, our Chronic Illness specialist discuss the research in medical adherence factors and her recommendations to assist you in your journey to wellness.

March 2021

Treating Trauma with Contextual Behavioral Therapy

In this month’s blog post, our trauma specialist discusses her journey into finding a therapeutic style genuine to her personality. The clinician further discusses using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) through the lens of Contextual Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to help clients who have experienced trauma in the journey to wellness.

February 2021

Black history in psychology

In this month’s post, TriWellness honors Black History Month. The clinician discuss a brief history of African Americans in psychology and identifies Black Psychologists and organizations that impact our field. While also describing healthy coping strategies to include in your everyday life.

January 2021

Chronic Illness Burnout

We’re back and starting the New Year discussing burnout. In this month’s post, our Chronic Illness specialist discusses burnout in chronic illness and what sort of strategies one can use in combatting it.

November 2020

The connection between gratitude and Happiness

In this special holiday edition, the clinician discusses how gratitude can increase our happiness, and assists in finding ways to encourage gratitude in during the Covid Thanksgiving day.

October 2020

Politics and Mental Health

In this month’s post, the clinician discusses the implication of the current politics on our mental health while also providing some strategies in managing the upcoming election-related stress.

August 2020

EMDR and Interoception

In this month’s post, the clinician focuses on another therapeutic strategy in managing stress and trauma utilizing EMDR-based strategies.

July 2020

Dealing with a Chronic Illness During a Pandemic

It is a challenge to manage the stressors of the pandemic while also managing your chronic illness. In this post, the clinician discusses some strategies to mitigate the stressors in the mind, body, and spirit model.

June 2020

Healing in a Difficult Time

In the current climate of protesting and social justice while still amid a global pandemic, it is incredibly easy to be overwhelmed. These major events affect everyone in different ways which can lead to different reactions such as anger, fear, feelings of helplessness or hopelessness, or grief. These feelings, if ignored, over time can lead to feeling anxious, depressed, or numb. It is important to pay attention to these feelings and find ways to manage your mental health during this time.

May 2020

The Healing Power of the Divine Feminine

In honor of Mother’s Day, we are exploring the significance of the divine feminine and the ability within us all to access it’s healing power.

April 2020

When “just breathe” isn’t enough

In this month’s post, the clinician discusses some exercises that licensed professional counselors practice in session with their clients.

March 2020 Wellness Series

Staying Well in the Time of Social Distancing

Part I

In a week-long blog series, TriWellness clinicians provide resources to promote wellness in the midst of chaos brought on by COVID-19. In the first blog, the clinician reviews recommendations provided by the CDC and IDPH.

Part II

In the second installment of the Wellness Series in “Staying Well in the Time of Social Distancing” the clinician focuses on promoting wellness in mind, body, and soul while providing resources that can be utilized at home.

Part III: Children’s Edition

In the third installment of the Wellness Series, “Staying Well in the Time of Social Distancing” the clinician focuses on children’s wellness and providing some at-home resources.

Part IV: Workers’ Edition

In this fourth installment of the Wellness Series: “Staying Well in the Time of Social Distancing” the clinician focuses on get getting work done! From environment to limiting distractions, the clinician discusses strategies and provides some resources that you can try at home.

Part V

In the fifth and final installment of the Wellness Series: “Staying Well in the Time of Social Distancing”, the clinician focuses on wellness of the family and community while providing some resources to assist in these trying times.

February 2020

EMDR Preparation Phase

TriWellness’s blog continues this month with the third installment of the EMDR series. In this article, the clinician discusses the preparation phase of EMDR. *Note this article relies on the knowledge based from the October 2019’s article.

December 2019

EMDR & Bilateral Stimulation

(It’s not just for trauma!)

In this article, the clinician continues to discuss EMDR as a viable treatment option for other conditions and isn’t just limited to treatment of trauma. *Note this article is a continuation from October 2019’s article.

November 2019

The Mind-Body Connection and The Effect of Mindfulness Exercises

In this article the clinician discusses the connection between the mind and body through the use of research and the expansion of the definition of the mind with current technology. The clinician also discusses the use of mindfulness-based practices to promote health.

October 2019

Uncovering the Mysteries of Trauma and EMDR

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an evidence-based therapy used for treating trauma. In this article, the clinician dissects EMDR and its benefits.

September 2019


Neurofeedback is a Electroencephalography-based Biofeedback that encourages neuroplasticity through the use of technology and operant conditioning to treat several conditions. In this article the clinician explains what is Neurofeedback.