Open Up and Talk: Porn Use

Open Up and Talk: Porn Use

Pornography has made major psychological impacts on men in the United States of America. Research shows that nearly 9 out 10 college males had viewed porn at some point in the past year. I work with a lot of clients who come in seeking help because of their...
Practical Support – A Resource List

Practical Support – A Resource List

In preparing for a talk I gave, I was tasked with pulling together some resources to help out many who are vulnerable and impacted by COVID-19.  Many who never had to access resources before, are now needing to do so.  Here at Optimum Joy, it’s important for us to...
Feeling Stuck: Resources for Couples

Feeling Stuck: Resources for Couples

As humans, we are wired for connection. From the moment we are born, our brain is wired to connect and develop relationships. We look towards our parents or caregivers to meet our needs. We know from research on attachment that love and belonging are a significant...
Suicide Prevention Awareness: Resources

Suicide Prevention Awareness: Resources

This month, you might be noticing more articles or posts on social media about the topic of suicide. During the month of September (deemed Suicide Prevention Awareness Month), different mental health, suicide prevention, and support organizations make an intentional...