Olivia K Pitkethly, MA, LMHC

Stressed Out

Stressed Out or Anxious?

It is crunch time. You are facing a work deadline and hurtling toward zero hour. You can feel sweat dripping down your brow and your heart beats a tad faster as you keep pushing forward. You will be glad when… read more

Identity Theft

Identity Theft: Protect Yourself

“Your card has been declined.” Those are words you never want to hear, especially when you know there should be sufficient funds in your account to cover the transaction. When you pull up your banking app and see a number of… read more

enjoy being scared

Boo! Why Do People Enjoy Being Scared?

It is that time of year again. Seems like just yesterday we were celebrating this season. The delectable treats, the incredible decorations, the festive attire and the fun-filled events that can make anyone feel absolutely...frightened. That is right. I am… read more

Maintaining Healthy Relationships

Between careers, education, children and other family responsibilities, your relationships can easily get overlooked and you may not even realize it’s happening. Relationship experts Drs. John and Julie Gottman have spent decades studying couples and their relationship patterns and have… read more