Swedish Behavioral Health Team

Whether it's stress, anxiety, dementia, addiction or any number of life events that impede our ability to function, mental health is a topic that impacts nearly everyone. The Swedish Behavioral Health Team is committed to offering every-day tips and clinical advice to help you and your loved ones navigate mental health conditions.

  • Tip the stress scale in your favor

    Tip the stress scale in your favor

    A Swedish mental health expert shares an exercise that can give you a short, stress-lowering break.

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  • At Swedish Ballard, care and support for adults with acute psychiatric needs

    At Swedish Ballard, care and support for adults with acute psychiatric needs

    Watch video: our Partial Hospitalization Program offers patients an empowering, multidisciplinary day-treatment program to help them reach their treatment goals.

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  • How to brave the winter — and seasonal affective disorder

    How to brave the winter — and seasonal affective disorder

    Seasonal affective disorder may leave you feeling down all winter long. But with advice from a Swedish expert, you can get your energy back.

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  • Try Dry January for a physical and mental health reset

    Try Dry January for a physical and mental health reset

    Advice from a Swedish expert that can help you change your relationship with alcohol.

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  • Watch video: Start the new year with more self-love

    Watch video: Start the new year with more self-love

    Make the year ahead one of compassion and care for yourself by practicing this simple meditation exercise.

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  • Haga que la alegría sea una prioridad y alivie el estrés navideño

    Haga que la alegría sea una prioridad y alivie el estrés navideño

    La temporada navideña puede sentirse como un torbellino de actividades y eventos. Aprenda a priorizar la alegría, a reducir el estrés y a disfrutar al máximo esta época.

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  • Watch video: Relieve anxiety with belly breathing

    Watch video: Relieve anxiety with belly breathing

    A Swedish behavioral health expert explains how it works and demonstrates the technique.

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  • Watch video: Move a muscle, change a thought

    Watch video: Move a muscle, change a thought

    A Swedish expert explains how different physical activities can affect our emotions and moods.

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  • Make joy a priority and relieve holiday stress

    Make joy a priority and relieve holiday stress

    The holiday season can feel like a whirlwind of activities and events. Learn how to prioritize joy, minimize stress and make the most of the season.

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  • Watch video: Need a mindset reset? Connect with gratitude.

    Watch video: Need a mindset reset? Connect with gratitude.

    Taking a moment to express thanks for what's meaningful in your life can build connection and soothe an anxious mind.

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  • Watch video: Sing a little song to help quiet jangly nerves

    Watch video: Sing a little song to help quiet jangly nerves

    A Swedish behavioral health expert shares a musical technique to help us reduce stress and anxiety.

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  • What to do when gun violence headlines leave you feeling afraid and hopeless

    What to do when gun violence headlines leave you feeling afraid and hopeless

    A Swedish behavioral health expert shares ways to protect our mental health when the news is overwhelming.

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  • Spiritual care: A critical component of whole-person health

    Spiritual care: A critical component of whole-person health

    This year’s Spiritual Care Week focus is on the intersection of spiritual and behavioral health care. Learn more.

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  • Healthy romantic relationships may lead to a healthier life

    Healthy romantic relationships may lead to a healthier life

    A psychotherapist from Swedish answers common relationship questions and offers tips to improve communication and argue effectively.

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  • Watch video: Balance is the key to meeting life's demands in a healthy way

    Watch video: Balance is the key to meeting life's demands in a healthy way

    A Swedish behavioral health expert offers guidance for finding our way back to center when life feels overwhelming.

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  • Watch video: Feeling extreme stress? Try the diver's reflex.

    Watch video: Feeling extreme stress? Try the diver's reflex.

    A Swedish behavioral health expert explains this polyvagal technique targeting our parasympathetic nervous system, which is responsible for relaxing our body after a period of stress or danger.

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  • Suicide is not the answer. Help is available.

    Suicide is not the answer. Help is available.

    A Swedish behavioral health expert offers some guidance to help ourselves or a loved one.

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  • Watch video: Get outside for a natural mood boost

    Watch video: Get outside for a natural mood boost

    A Swedish behavioral health expert explains how spending time in nature supports our mental and physical well-being.

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  • Understanding grief

    Understanding grief

    A behavioral health expert at Swedish answers questions about grief and shares effective strategies to help you cope with loss.

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  • How to beat the “empty nest blues”

    How to beat the “empty nest blues”

    A licensed clinical psychologist at Swedish shares five ways parents can beat the “empty nest blues” and successfully begin this new phase in their lives.

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