Robin Ruscio, MA, LPC

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Try This Quick “Micro-Mindfulness” Exercise To Create More Happiness for Yourself

Try This Quick "Micro-Mindfulness" Exercise To Create More Happiness for Yourself Here's a quick tip on creating more happiness for yourself using what I call “Micro-Mindfulness”.  There is evidence f [...]

By | July 11th, 2018|Anxiety, Bipolar, Depression, Mindfulness, Neuroscience|0 Comments

Why You Need Counseling for Bipolar Disorder and Not Just Medication

Why You Need Counseling for Bipolar Disorder and Not Just Medication If you're newly diagnosed with bipolar disorder or have been living with it for a long time, hopefully you know the importance of m [...]

By | June 26th, 2018|Bipolar|0 Comments

Allergies Really Could Be Contributing To Your Depression!

If you've not noticed, this is a particularly bad year for allergies in Colorado. (It's beyond my scope a bit, but I heard it might be due to our warm winter not quite killing everything. Thanks clima [...]

By | May 17th, 2018|Depression|0 Comments

The Five Stages of Trauma Recovery in Counseling

Trauma or PTSD is one of the most prevalent problems and mental health. Unfortunately, it's incredibly common and can be debilitating, if not life devastating.  While there is a wide variety of trauma [...]

By | May 8th, 2018|Trauma|0 Comments

Bipolar Disorder, One Of The Most Stigmatized Mental Health Issues

Bipolar Disorder, One Of The Most Stigmatized Mental Health Issues While there is still a lot of stigma about mental health in the United States, we have made some progress in recognizing people strug [...]

By | March 30th, 2018|Bipolar, Depression|0 Comments

The Hidden Cost of Social Anxiety, and Why Social Anxiety Treatment Is Important

The Hidden Cost of Social Anxiety, and Why Social Anxiety Treatment Is Important Social anxiety can make day-to-day interactions a struggle.  The fear and worry about other’s reactions can stop us in [...]

By | March 1st, 2018|Anxiety|0 Comments

Are You Depressed? Take This Depression Quiz Yo Find Out.

Are you wondering if you're depressed and might benefit from counseling for depression?  Many people don't know they're depressed because they don't know the signs or symptoms of depression. Others do [...]

By | January 26th, 2018|Bipolar, Depression|0 Comments

A Quick Tip for Worry, Stress, and Anxiety

Anxiety- A Quick Tip for Worry and Stress We all get caught up by worry and anxiety at times. We can get stuck in our head going over and over again about problems we have. Worse, anxiety can cause us [...]

By | January 12th, 2018|Anxiety, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Could Your Depression Actually Be Bipolar Disorder?

Could Your Depression Actually Be Bipolar Disorder? Many people seeking depression treatment and counseling are struggling with what therapists call “treatment resistant depression”. This is depressio [...]

By | December 18th, 2017|Bipolar, Depression|0 Comments

How Exercise Treats Depression

I've been saying this a lot the last few years, so it's nice to see both scholarly research and the popular press following this very important idea for depression treatment: Physical exercise is effe [...]