The Granato Group

The Granato Group

Welcome to Granato Counseling Services, a proud provider of counseling and wellness services to the northern Virginia community since 1999. LifeStance is a national team of psychiatrists, psychologists, nurse practitioners, and licensed therapists who provide mental health treatment services for patients of all ages, telehealth and in-person appointments, covered by your insurance.

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Often Kept Secret, Military Sexual Trauma Leaves Lasting Scars 11/11/2021

Often Kept Secret, Military Sexual Trauma Leaves Lasting Scars

"Often there is an additional layer to the event because the person who perpetrated the assault was supposed to be someone the victim could trust to protect their life." - Zachary Clayborne Dietrich, PsyD, LifeStance Health Provider.

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Often Kept Secret, Military Sexual Trauma Leaves Lasting Scars Military sexual trauma can lead to PTSD, depression, substance use disorders, and other mental health problems that take years to recover from.

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For all who have ever served: Thank you. #VeteransDay

Protect our service members and veterans like they protect us.
Remember, the number for the Veteran Su***de Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255, then press option 1. We are always here to help and have several mental health providers who have served our country and know first-hand the challenges our heroes face.

For all who have ever served: Thank you. #VeteransDay

Protect our service members and veterans like they protect us.
Remember, the number for the Veteran Su***de Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255, then press option 1. We are always here to help and have several mental health providers who have served our country and know first-hand the challenges our heroes face.

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Journaling is a great way to promote mental health. Let us know your thoughts below!

Journaling is a great way to promote mental health. Let us know your thoughts below!

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Help is available. Major depressive disorder is a treatable condition, even though it may feel impossible to overcome when you're in the throws of it.
Read more about it here: https://bit.ly/2zYfYqy

Help is available. Major depressive disorder is a treatable condition, even though it may feel impossible to overcome when you're in the throws of it.
Read more about it here: https://bit.ly/2zYfYqy

Experts Explain What It Really Means to Be Triggered 11/08/2021

Experts Explain What It Really Means to Be Triggered

Are you really triggered, or are you uncomfortable?

Experts Explain What It Really Means to Be Triggered People who have experienced trauma can be triggered by things in their environment that remind them of that event, setting off a stress response.

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Please don't give up. ❤️

Please don't give up. ❤️

How Your Conflict Management Style Affects Your Relationship 11/06/2021

How Your Conflict Management Style Affects Your Relationship

“Learning about your partner’s communication style is something that will evolve over time, but I would encourage open and honest discussions early on in a relationship."

Read Dr. Anisha Patel-Dunn's, psychiatrist and chief medical officer of LifeStance Health, 🗝️ tips for improving communication in your relationship: https://bit.ly/3CEDq7h

How Your Conflict Management Style Affects Your Relationship Experts explain how to navigate disagreements when you and your partner have different conflict management styles.

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You shouldn't dread the weekend because of over-commitments. It is ok and important to say “no” and protect your peace.

You shouldn't dread the weekend because of over-commitments. It is ok and important to say “no” and protect your peace.

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Your thoughts are important to address, but are not necessarily facts.

Your thoughts are important to address, but are not necessarily facts.

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What helps you center yourself when you're stressed?
Click here to see more stress-management techniques you can do right now: https://bit.ly/3nS2qkf

What helps you center yourself when you're stressed?
Click here to see more stress-management techniques you can do right now: https://bit.ly/3nS2qkf

Dr. Aaron T. Beck, Developer of Cognitive Therapy, Dies at 100 11/02/2021

Dr. Aaron T. Beck, Developer of Cognitive Therapy, Dies at 100

Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Anisha Patel–Dunn shares her thoughts on the recent passing of Dr. Aaron T. Beck, a renowned American psychiatrist.

“As the father of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Aaron T. Beck pioneered the methods mental health professionals use today that have transformed millions of lives around the world. His contributions helped patients learn techniques to help themselves, empowering them to take steps to improve their future while recognizing the present. He leaves behind a profound legacy that will continue to help people for generations to come.”
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Dr. Aaron T. Beck, Developer of Cognitive Therapy, Dies at 100 It was an answer to Freudian analysis: a pragmatic, thought-monitoring approach to treating anxiety, depression and other mental disorders, and it changed psychiatry.

Why To Embrace the Swedish Fika Coffee Break Tradition | Well+Good 11/01/2021

Why To Embrace the Swedish Fika Coffee Break Tradition | Well+Good

A coffee break, or "fika", can actually improve your mental health? LifeStance Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anisha Patel-Dunn, shares her thoughts with Well+Good: https://bit.ly/3bvtzVj

Why To Embrace the Swedish Fika Coffee Break Tradition | Well+Good The Swedish tradition of a fika coffee break can help stave off burnout and promote creativity, according to mental-health experts.

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Happy Halloween! Which one do you need today?

Happy Halloween! Which one do you need today?

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🚫 with the negative stereotypes. There are actually many positives to living with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)! LifeStance Health provider Nicholette Leanza, LPCC-S is on the blog to let you know what they are and how you can use can use them as your superpower: https://bit.ly/3vWG7yo

🚫 with the negative stereotypes. There are actually many positives to living with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)! LifeStance Health provider Nicholette Leanza, LPCC-S is on the blog to let you know what they are and how you can use can use them as your superpower: https://bit.ly/3vWG7yo

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No, a mental health condition isn't your fault. You didn't do anything wrong to deserve it, but there are things you can do that can make the symptoms better or worse: https://bit.ly/2EFoFbw

No, a mental health condition isn't your fault. You didn't do anything wrong to deserve it, but there are things you can do that can make the symptoms better or worse: https://bit.ly/2EFoFbw

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Let that guilt go!

Let that guilt go!

10/27/2021

Convos from the Couch: Postpartum OCD

🎙️ New Episode! 🎙️
On this episode of "Convos from the Couch," Stephanie Phillips, LCSW, LISW, joins host Nicholette Leanza, LPCC-S, in discussing the important topic of Postpartum Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), the most misunderstood and misdiagnosed of the perinatal disorders. Listen here: https://bit.ly/3Gu9FIw

Mental Health Spotlight: What Every Woman Should Know About ADHD - Lifestance Health 10/26/2021

Mental Health Spotlight: What Every Woman Should Know About ADHD - Lifestance Health

On average, women experiencing ADHD will see an average of 2.2 clinicians and try approximately 6.6 different types of antidepressants or anti-anxiety medications before they receive an ADHD diagnosis. Whether you have ADHD or not, this is an important read for anyone: https://bit.ly/2ZA5Twy

Mental Health Spotlight: What Every Woman Should Know About ADHD - Lifestance Health ADHD may be more commonly undiagnosed and untreated in women By Dr. Anisha Patel-Dunn, Chief Medical Officer, LifeStance Health As a mental health clinician, I’m deeply passionate about reducing the stigma around all mental health conditions and bringing awareness to the fact that there’s no one...

Why so many people undercharge for their work 10/25/2021

Why so many people undercharge for their work

Are you undercharging and/or being underpaid for your work? LifeStance Health therapist and chief medical officer Anisha Patel-Dunn has some insights that might help change that: https://bit.ly/2Zk0IjS

Why so many people undercharge for their work Setting a rate can be a minefield for folks navigating an industry alone.

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Do you agree?

Do you agree?

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Looking at you perfectionist. 👀

Looking at you perfectionist. 👀

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Childhood depression is on the rise, and early intervention is key to long-term health.
We offer adolescent sessions both in-person or virtually to fit your needs. Be as proactive about their mental health as you are about their physical health: https://bit.ly/2zYfYqy

Childhood depression is on the rise, and early intervention is key to long-term health.
We offer adolescent sessions both in-person or virtually to fit your needs. Be as proactive about their mental health as you are about their physical health: https://bit.ly/2zYfYqy

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We are setting goals! Let us know yours below. 👇

We are setting goals! Let us know yours below. 👇

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There is often no apparent reason why someone develops Generalized Anxiety Disorder, or "GAD". The lack of an exact trigger does not exclude a person from having GAD, either. Click here to learn more about this mental health condition that can often be misunderstood: https://bit.ly/2Vpux0K

There is often no apparent reason why someone develops Generalized Anxiety Disorder, or "GAD". The lack of an exact trigger does not exclude a person from having GAD, either. Click here to learn more about this mental health condition that can often be misunderstood: https://bit.ly/2Vpux0K

Here’s How to Help Someone with Anxiety, According to 4 Experts 10/18/2021

Here’s How to Help Someone with Anxiety, According to 4 Experts

Even with the best intentions, it is still hard to know what to say to someone living with anxiety. Anxiety triggers vary from person to person - so do the solutions for calming anxiety. LifeStance Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anisha Patel-Dunn gives her top tips for helping someone with anxiety: https://yhoo.it/30ldlfn

Here’s How to Help Someone with Anxiety, According to 4 Experts 1. Just Listen, Don’t FixIf a friend comes to you about their struggles with anxiety, it’s not the time to channel your best therapist impression—that’s not your job. “The first step in helping a friend with...

You're Making Your Kid's Vaccine Experience Worse By Doing This 10/16/2021

You're Making Your Kid's Vaccine Experience Worse By Doing This

School immunizations, the pending COVID vaccine approval for kids, and now the flu shot. It's difficult for a parent to watch their child experience fear or hurt even when it is for their protection.

LifeStance Health Provider Jennifer Hettema offers tips for keeping kids calm during vaccinations: https://bit.ly/3oQltym

You're Making Your Kid's Vaccine Experience Worse By Doing This New research highlights what works - and what doesn't - when kids are generally losing it over getting a shot.

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Conquer the fear that is holding you back!

Conquer the fear that is holding you back!

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Hard days are redirects to better ones.

Hard days are redirects to better ones.

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Let's help each other out. Let us know below! 👇

Let's help each other out. Let us know below! 👇

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📹 THIS THURSDAY ON INSTAGRAM 📹
Join Nicholette Leanza, M.Ed, LPCC-S, and Mindy Perry, ADHD Program Director on LifeStance Health Instagram LIVE as they celebrate #ADHDAwarenessMonth and discuss using your ADHD as your super power!

📹 THIS THURSDAY ON INSTAGRAM 📹
Join Nicholette Leanza, M.Ed, LPCC-S, and Mindy Perry, ADHD Program Director on LifeStance Health Instagram LIVE as they celebrate #ADHDAwarenessMonth and discuss using your ADHD as your super power!

National Coming Out Day 2021 - Lifestance Health 10/11/2021

National Coming Out Day 2021 - Lifestance Health

"Coming out is about having the courage to disclose your sexual orientation or gender identity to yourself and others." We are celebrating all of our courageous LGBT+ community and sending love to those discovering their true self today for #NationalComingOutDay!

Whether you are LGBT+ or love someone who is, LifeStance Health provider Nicholette Leanza, M.Ed, LPCC-S, has a message for you on the blog about this important day.

National Coming Out Day 2021 - Lifestance Health By Nicholette Leanza, M.Ed, LPCC-S “The closet does have a benefit. It provides safety. Which at times is important. But remember, as long as you are in there, two other things will be too. Fear and shame.” – Anthony Venn-Brown October 11th is National Coming Out Day, and it is a day that hono...

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Mental health affects more than just your mind. Getting help sooner rather than later can help prevent some of these physical conditions from reducing your quality of life or worse.
For #WorldMentalHealthDay, take a moment to check in with your mental health. How are you really? You don't have to suffer alone in silence.

Mental health affects more than just your mind. Getting help sooner rather than later can help prevent some of these physical conditions from reducing your quality of life or worse.
For #WorldMentalHealthDay, take a moment to check in with your mental health. How are you really? You don't have to suffer alone in silence.

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📹 THIS MONDAY ON INSTAGRAM 📹
Join Dr. Omar Elhaj and Melanie Falls, LISW-S, LICD, on LifeStance Health Instagram LIVE as they celebrate #NationalComingOutDay and the mental health challenges in the LGBTQIA+ community.

📹 THIS MONDAY ON INSTAGRAM 📹
Join Dr. Omar Elhaj and Melanie Falls, LISW-S, LICD, on LifeStance Health Instagram LIVE as they celebrate #NationalComingOutDay and the mental health challenges in the LGBTQIA+ community.

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What do you want to bring out into the world?
#MentalIllnessAwarenessWeek

What do you want to bring out into the world?
#MentalIllnessAwarenessWeek

10/07/2021

If any of these symptoms hit home, then #NationalDepressionScreeningDay is your wake-up call to make an appointment with a mental health provider. Only about a third (35.3%) of those suffering from severe depression seek treatment from a mental health professional because of the common misconception that these symptoms are "just a part of life." Please don't suffer alone. Click the link in our bio to learn more about this condition or to make an appointment.

If any of these symptoms hit home, then #NationalDepressionScreeningDay is your wake-up call to make an appointment with a mental health provider. Only about a third (35.3%) of those suffering from severe depression seek treatment from a mental health professional because of the common misconception that these symptoms are "just a part of life." Please don't suffer alone. Click the link in our bio to learn more about this condition or to make an appointment.

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