About Natalie Jernigan

Natalie Jernigan is a supervising licensed professional clinical counselor and registered art therapist who completed her graduate work at Ursuline College. She has a broad range in clinical practice, working with people from preschool-age through adulthood. She became intensively trained in DBT in 2011 through Behavioral Tech, continued with advanced DBT training in 2014, and completed intensive training in the DBT Prolonged Exposure Protocol for Borderline Personality Disorder in 2018. Other evidence based intensive training includes CBT-P through NEOMED, and Conscious Discipline. Jernigan has 20 years of experience in applying evidence-based practices both in community mental health settings and private practice. Her treatment focus covers a variety of diagnostic issues including depression, Bipolar Disorder, anxiety disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and other complex trauma and personality disorders. She was recognized by the ADAMHSCC board with the Helping Hands award in 2018 for her work in dialectical behavior therapy.

National Suicide Hotline Designation Act Signed Into Law

By |2020-11-03T13:31:34-05:00November 3rd, 2020|Policy|

Original article posted October 22, 2020 Ohio Children Alliance The National Suicide Hotline Designation Act was signed into law on Saturday, October 17. This legislation will create a new 9-8-8 dialing code for suicide prevention, helping Americans who are seeking services for mental health emergencies. The FCC has already embarked on its own steps to [...]

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Is There a Thin Line Between Genius and Insanity?

By |2020-11-03T13:24:35-05:00November 3rd, 2020|Mad Geniuses|

By Craig Wright, Ph.D. The Hidden Habits of Genius Part 1: Are tales of "mad geniuses" accurate representations? Originally posted Sep 25, 2020 at Psychology Today On the night of December 23, 1888, in Arles, France, Vincent van Gogh, enraged that fellow painter and possibly romantic partner Paul Gauguin was about to leave him, took [...]

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The Important Difference Between Sadness and Depression

By |2020-11-03T13:14:50-05:00November 3rd, 2020|Depression and Sadness|

... and why so many get it wrong. Originally posted Oct 02, 2015 on Psychology Today By Guy Winch Ph.D. The Squeaky Wheel In my years of private practice, I’ve met many people struggling with depression who thought they were merely sad. I’ve also met many people who were extremely sad and worried they might [...]

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Parenting Stress: 10 evidence-based tips for making life better

By |2020-11-03T12:53:58-05:00November 3rd, 2020|Parenting|

© 2016 - 2020 Gwen Dewar, Ph.D., all rights reserved Original article posted at Parenting Science Parenting stress puts a strain on the whole family -- sapping patience, damaging relationships, eroding well-being.  What can we do about it? Parents are often urged to get more social support, and of course that's an excellent idea. Knowing [...]

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