KD HOLMES, MS, LPC, EMDR CERTIFIED

Depression

Suicide and Depression | KD Holmes, LPC | KDH Counseling

4 min read

Understanding Tragedy: Why Did My Grandfather Choose to End His Life?

One of my most cherished memories of my grandfather, Pappa Joe, is the time we all gathered and had a blast breakdancing. Of course my grandmother...

Read More
Overachieving cycle | goal-anxiety-compulsive behaviors-to relief- repeat

5 min read

What is so Wrong with Being an Overachiever?

One of the fundamental pillars of my therapeutic approach focuses on adults who find themselves entangled in the intricate web of anxiety and...

Read More
KDH Counseling | Chronic Illness | Therapy

4 min read

It's No Use Going Back to Yesterday I Was a Different Person Then

Many seek therapy because they are blocked in some way. Some blocks are like the road has ended at a steep cliff with no bridge to cross over to the...

Read More
KDH Counseling Holiday Stress

2 min read

Mental Health and the Holidays

So in addition to holiday stress, some of us can add in our internal struggles that don’t stop simply because it’s the holidays. It can feel bleak...

Read More
KD Holmes, MS, LPC | Anxiety | Overachieving | OCD

4 min read

What do I Struggle With?

Sometimes in my office people are curious about me. Some ask what do I struggle with? There is an assumption that therapists do not struggle because...

Read More
KD Holmes, LPC | sleep and mental health

8 min read

How is Your Sleep?

During my first session with a client (also known as “the intake session”) I always ask no matter what the mental health issue—

Read More
KDH Counseling for tweens, teens, and adults for perfectionism and overachieving

3 min read

Can Success Impact Anxiety and Depression ?

I see so many clients who have no idea that overachieving is a part of their mental health problem. They come to me with so many achievements, yet...

Read More
Holiday's Stress

3 min read

Laughing and Crying Through the Holidays (These Days it's Both)

In my office and in my personal life, I am reminded of how difficult holidays are for most humans, without the 2020 extras. Thrown into the mix now...

Read More
KDH Counseling and depression help for adults and teens

2 min read

The Neverending Blahs

Major Depressive Disorder is one of the major reasons people come to therapy. It is safe to say that we have all had a depressive period at some poin...

Read More