There are two kinds of worries-those you can do something about and those you can't. Don't spend any time on the latter.”
“Play is the child’s symbolic language of self-expression and can reveal (a) what the child has experienced; (b) reactions to what was experienced; (c) feelings about what was experienced; (d) what the child wishes, wants, or needs; and (e) the child’s perception of self.”
― Garry L. Landreth, Play Therapy: The Art of the Relationship
Mental Health Publications
Mental Health Awareness
Surviving Sexual Abuse: Counselors on the lasting effects of trauma women face
CEO/Founder of Strive Counseling Services is featured in Birmingham Times story on "Surviving Sexual Abuse: Counselors on the last effects of trauma women face."
African American Men and Mental Health
Strive Counseling Services CEO/Founder is featured in a special story in Birmingham Times discussing, "African American Men and Mental Health." Mullen-Johnson recognizes the sense of urgency to raise awareness concerning mental health in response to rising suicide numbers in the African American community.
Mental Health Awareness Initiative Kickoff on May 18
CEO/Founder of Strive Counseling Services discuss partnership with the Mayor's Office Department of Youth Services and her passion raising awareness in the community to reduce stigma.
Strive Counseling Services CEO and Founder was featured in a special story in Birmingham Times discussing Stress Management.
"Stress dominates our lives if we don’t develop healthy coping mechanisms. Stress can have a detrimental impact on our mental and physical health and it’s important to understand how to counteract stress to live a healthier life."
Tackling Mental Health Stigmas in the Black Community
Strive Counseling Services CEO/Founder is featured in a story discussing,"Tackling Mental Health Stigmas in the Black Community." She discuss the importance of making mental health a priority in our community.
Crystal Mullen-Johnson: What Everyone Should Know About Grief
Strive Counseling Services CEO/Founder shares her experience with grief as well as strategies for coping with grief and understanding the grief process.
Kobe’s Death Triggered Grief For Many Who Lost Loved Ones
Strive Counseling Services CEO/Founder is featured in a special story discussing secondary traumatic stress (STS), which is the emotional distress that results when an individual hears about the firsthand traumatic experiences of another person.
"Coronavirus isolation is the opportunity for self-care you've always wanted. And need."
CEO/Founder of Strive Counseling Services interviewed with columnist,Roy S. Johnson on how to cope during the Cornoavirus crisis.
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"You are constantly becoming. Honor all that you have been, all that you are, all that you will be.