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.
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Learn about common mental health concerns among veterans and how to support veterans experiencing mental health challenges.
Learn how to identify when anxiety may become a problem. Occasional anxiety is normal, but when it affects everyday life it may be time to seek help.
Mental health is part of your overall health. Learn the signs of mental well-being and what you can do to improve it.
Learn helpful tips for creating a positive relationship with your therapist. A therapeutic alliance is an important aspect of the therapy process.
Use this resource as a guide for learning about psychiatry and psychotherapy.
Wondering what a therapy session and the therapy process looks like? This article will give you an idea of what to expect on your journey.
Learn about the differences between a psychiatrist, therapist, and more. This article will help make sense of the many types of mental health professionals
Use this resource to know when it might be time to get help for Anxiety, Depression, or ADHD. Understanding what you're feeling is important.
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.
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?
Discover the differences between anxiety and panic attacks. Learn to recognize symptoms, triggers and manage these conditions with our practical tips.
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.
Learn signs for when it might be time to seek therapy again. This guide discusses common signs and provides tips to help you prioritize your mental health.
Going to therapy for the first time can be overwhelming. We hope this FAQ can provide some answers for you.
Use these 19 questions to help you find the right therapist who can guide you on your mental health journey.
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.
Learn about new anxiety screening recommendations that can help increase access to care and improve overall health outcomes
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 their improvement — or decline — in treatment.
Learn about some of the top considerations for getting started on social media, plus insights from Alison Sheesley, PhD, LPC, a SonderMind provider who gained nearly 30,000 TikTok followers.
Mindfulness practices have been rigorously studied for decades and practiced for millennia.