Wendy Rasmussen is a licensed clinical psychologist, and Director of Clinical Engagement at SonderMind. As an avid experience-seeker, she is often in the water or on her bike in her free time.
In this article, we’ll explain what the GAD-7 is and how your therapist can use it to diagnose anxiety and evaluate your symptoms.
The PHQ-9 is a clinical questionnaire (CQ) that stands for ‘Patient Health Questionnaire.’ It helps your therapist screen for symptoms of depression.
Here are some tips to navigate anxiety and anxiety-related feelings as your family transitions back to school, whether virtual or in-person.
In this article, we’ll discuss how clinical questionnaires play a key role in helping track and improve mental well-being over time.
Self-care is key to wellness, but it can be difficult to recognize when you need to make time for yourself. Here are a few tips to better help.
Pregnancy’s an emotional time. It’s important to know the difference between the regular ups and downs and a serious mental health condition.
Long haulers often experience crushing fatigue, headaches, and brain fog. Learn more about long COVID in this article.
There are ways to manage symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Keep reading to learn about living with OCD and coping strategies.
With alcohol use disorder (AUD), it can be hard to stop drinking. Keep reading for the benefits of giving up alcohol, as well as tips to succeed.
Video Telehealth has offered a growing number of licensed therapists and their clients a way to meet safely during the pandemic. Should they ever go back?
In this article, we’ll share three tips to help you navigate the return to “normal” — whatever that looks like for you.
Everyone feels sad sometimes. But, if you are feeling sadder than usual – maybe even for no apparent reason – how do you know if you’re depressed?
The terms ‘anxiety attack’ and ‘panic attack’ are often interchanged. Knowing the symptoms and differences can make them easier to recognize and manage.
Setting goals is one way to track personal growth in therapy. In this article, we’ll share several other ways to measure progress over time.
Juggling work and family priorities under the same roof has become the new normal. Here are a few tips that will help you strike a balance.
This article breaks self-care into four different domains: care for your body, relationships, emotions, and spirit — with tips from some of our therapists.
Going to therapy for the first time can be overwhelming. We hope this FAQ can provide some answers for you.
Exam anxiety can cause racing thoughts, poor concentration, and nausea. Here are a few of the ways to combat exam anxiety and shift focus toward success.
Experts say that for some kids, telehealth may be the “entry point” into mental health care.
The Functional Assessment examines how a client perceives their daily functioning and how they perceive their improvement—or decline—in treatment.
Learn about some of the top considerations for getting started on social media, plus insights from Alison Sheesley, Ph.D., LPC, a SonderMind provider who gained nearly 30,000 TikTok followers.
Mindfulness practices have been rigorously studied for decades and practiced for millennia.