Back to School Tips From Your Neighborhood Therapist

The month of September hit off the back to school season for kids, teens, and youth. Whether you’re in school or in college, SOMA Therapy in Wichita, Kansas compiled various pieces of advice to help make your back to school transition smoother. Parents: Listen! It is crucial to listen to your kids so you can […]

Systemic Therapies and Somatic Experiencing

Introduction to Systemic Therapies and SE A lot of people are familiar with cognitive behavioral therapy (most popular types of therapy), but there are other forms of therapy that can also be effective in treating different kinds of issues. One such form is called systemic therapies, and another is somatic experiencing (SE). Let’s look at […]

4 Ways to Manage Post-Pandemic Anxiety

In the first year after the COVID-19 Pandemic, global rates of anxiety and depression have increased by 25% according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Many therapists at SOMA Wichita have reported increased rates of anxiety in their clients as a direct result of social isolation and the systemic trauma of the pandemic. Social anxiety […]

Reasons Marriage and Couples Counseling is Important in 2022

When people’s mental health suffers it doesn’t just impact the individual, it impacts their whole system and especially intimate relationships. A study from the CDC found that the percentage of adults with symptoms of an anxiety or depressive disorder increased from 36.4% to 41.5% from August 2020 to February 2021, and those rates haven’t gone […]

How Medication Management Treats Depression

Depression can happen to the best of us and feelings of depression are normal to have from time-to-time. In fact, 30.2% of adults reported symptoms of depression in 2020.  However, sometimes depression starts to creep in and become more of our “normal” versus being situation-dependent or infrequent. What are the symptoms of Depression? Feelings of […]