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Coming Together as a Community

For those of us in eastern Nebraska, Iowa, and surrounding areas, this past weekend brought in heavy storms and devastating tornados. The tornado that hit on Friday most severely affected hundreds of homes in the Elkhorn area and wreaked havoc on the lives of many families along the way. This level of devastation doesn’t end […]

Written by on April 30, 2024

Putting the ‘Thanks’ in Thanksgiving by Bethany Fox

We are only a few short days away from Thanksgiving, and as we enter this week, we take time to reflect on what it truly means to be grateful and thankful for all that we have. Setting aside the stress of cooking the perfect meal or hosting our families and friends, we stay focused on […]

Written by on November 21, 2023

The Meaning Behind Screenings by Bethany Fox

October is the start of the holiday season. Here in Omaha, fall is in the air. Our homes are filled with pumpkins and our yards are filled with leaves. October is also filled with a focus on sharing information on mental health screenings and providing education on depression, awareness, and prevention. October is National Depression […]

Written by on October 12, 2023

Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion by Bethany Fox

Summer is upon us and with that there is plenty to celebrate. Good weather, pool days, vacation time, and Pride Month! While nationally June is Pride Month, our festival in Omaha, Nebraska was celebrated in July, with continued celebration and recognition all year round. More information on the Omaha Pride Festival can be found at […]

Written by on July 17, 2023

Arbor Family Counseling is now a Trivium Life Services company

   We are pleased to announce that Arbor Family Counseling is joining Trivium Life Services. Trivium is a non-profit organization committed to behavioral health, mental health, and long-term support services. “Joining with Trivium is a natural move due to their strong emphasis on creating hope and empowering individuals, and their commitment to continuing Arbor’s unique […]

Written by on March 22, 2022

That Holiday Magic

December has finally arrived, and with it comes an abundance of colorful lights, vibrant wreaths and a question of family parties for 2021! Will we meet again or be safe again? Such an important question for all of us celebrating so many different holidays! Several other important questions this holiday season include: 1) How am […]

Written by on December 9, 2021

Hello Spring! Webinar Series

Take advantage of the Spring webinar series. A curated collection of 30 minute seminars presented by a variety of the clinicians at Arbor. It is good to stop by for a few tips, but also get to know and hear from the different counselors within our Employee Assistance Services. March 18th,  12:30 – “The Winter […]

Written by on March 4, 2021

Black History Month

Meaningfully Engaging with Black History Month When I was in elementary school, Black History Month gave me a very limited insight to the contributions and stories of several leaders such as Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, and Nelson Mandela.  As we enter into Black History Month, 2021, my goals are to immerse myself in learning […]

Written by on January 29, 2021

Election Stress

November 2020 Election Stress Because of the pandemic, job uncertainty, social justice confrontations, ex- treme wildfire and hurricane issues, heated rhetoric from the candidates and more, the stress Americans are facing this election cycle is “far worse” than previous seasons, says Dr. Stosny, a D.C.-based therapist, who coined the term “Election Stress Disorder” Dr. Breland-Noble […]

Written by on October 28, 2020

Emotional Effects of Flooding

How to cope with the emotional effects of a disaster   IF YOU have ever survived a disaster, you may understand what other survivors have experienced: shock, denial, confusion, anxiety, and nightmares. Many disheartened and fatigued survivors have little motivation to move on in life. If your life has been devastated by a disaster, you […]

Written by on March 20, 2019