Genesis Blog

  •   The National Institute of Mental Health defines Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) as common, chronic and long-lasting disorder in which a person has uncontrollable, reoccu...

  • Jessica is a 32-year-old nurse, who presents to her primary care provider complaining of frequent headaches, irritable bowel, insomnia, and depressed mood.  She takes no medication...

  • Psychological testing can be an intimidating concept, but in reality, it is a powerful and highly useful tool designed to help the client. Therapists often refer their clients to p...

  • Attachment Issues Attachment issues develop when children are over/under attached to others.  Often, attachment disorders can present by a child lacking the proper attachment to th...

  • Codependency is when a person is in an unhealthy and often one-sided relationship. In a healthy relationship, both partners “meet in the middle” to sustain the relationship. In cod...

  • This season is one of my favorites as we slow down and put intentional focus on a mindset that often eludes us … gratitude.  Our culture and our own ambitions often drive us ...

  •    Art therapy is a form of psychotherapy, facilitated by a trained Art Therapist, that combines the creative process of art making with the theories of psychology. Creating art ca...

  • Genesis Chesapeake, located at 2005 Old Greenbrier Road, is currently taking new clients, including (and especially!) children. Call (757) 965-5886 today for more information or to...

  • I have grown to love running!  It’s certainly been a journey filled with soreness and injuries, funny colored toe nails and severe chaffing (body glide is a close friend now), brea...

  • For most children, school just started again. Although there is a great deal of excitement surrounding a new school year, there is also a great deal of stress.  There are steps you...