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UPDATED COVID-19 Procedures for Clients

Tuesday, January 4th, 2022

IMPORTANT: COVID-19 PROCEDURES - EFFECTIVE AUGUST 16, 2021

At Sioux Falls Psychological Services and River Counseling Services, we continue to monitor the situation surrounding COVID-19 and the Delta variant, and we want to share an update with you about our current approach to the changing situation. We highly value the health and safety of our clients, our staff, and our families.  PLEASE CLICK “READ MORE” TO REVIEW OUR NEW PROCEDURES.

Anxiety and You

Monday, January 3rd, 2022

Some anxiety is common and even normal in many situations.  But when your anxiety disrupts your work life and starts to mess with your relationships, then it has become a problem in need of your attention.  We often think of anxiety as just one thing.  But anxiety has various causes and various ways of impacting us. 

Connection: Our Fundamental Human Need

Monday, December 13th, 2021

A recent editorial noted that over 100,000 people died of drug overdoses in the United States between April 2020 and April 2021.  What a tragedy.  And it is a tragedy that is at least partially a result of the pandemic that has now resulted in over 800,000 deaths.  Increased anxiety, fear, and isolation lead to a loss of connection, and people are making the unhealthy turn to opioids in particular for help.

Healing Power of Tears

Monday, December 6th, 2021

Have you squeezed back tears to avoid crying? Maybe you were alone at the time,  or maybe you were around others and felt embarrassed or weak. Perhaps your child cries frequently…