Author: Gail Snyder

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Gail Snyder manages Mercy Professional Counseling Services and Mercy Concern: Employee Assistance Program, located in Canton and Akron, Ohio. She holds a master’s degree in counseling and human development and is a licensed professional clinical counselor with supervisory endorsement. She specializes in emotional trauma and is certified in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy, an approved evidence-based treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder. She has been with Mercy for over twenty years as a counselor and a consultant for businesses, leadership, and human resources in behavioral risk management.

Published On: June 15, 2017 - 10:04am
In June it seems love is all around, and weddings are big business. So much attention is paid to the party, but what about the marriage itself? What comes after the wedding, and how can a couple... Read Full Article
Published On: May 1, 2017 - 9:28am
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and has been since 1949. Sometimes it seems as if there is something vying for our attention every week, so it’s fair to ask,“What is mental health and why does... Read Full Article
Published On: February 27, 2017 - 8:37am
Often when we’ve been hurt in life, we feel broken. In our culture, if something is broken, we usually throw it away and replace it. However, the Japanese have a different approach. They... Read Full Article
Published On: February 9, 2017 - 10:38am
Feeling SAD? You're not alone. About five to 10 percent of the population develops Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which is different from the "winter blues." Gail Snyder with Mercy Concern... Read Full Article
Published On: January 11, 2017 - 1:31pm
Many people make a list of changes they want to accomplish in their lives at the beginning of the year. The changes often last for a short time before fading away, no matter how much the change is... Read Full Article
Published On: December 14, 2016 - 2:08pm
If you find yourself gritting your teeth when you hear Christmas carols, wanting to wring the neck of the next person who wishes you happy holidays, or feel the tears starting when you see... Read Full Article
Published On: October 12, 2016 - 1:41pm
How do you know when it crosses the line from merely stressful to a real problem? Though it’s not always easy to tell, there are some simple questions to ask yourself. Our days are often busy,... Read Full Article
Published On: August 18, 2016 - 1:24pm
It's back-to-school time! Get tips from Mercy's Gail Snyder, licensed professional clinical counselor, that can help you and your child make this school year as successful as possible. The first... Read Full Article
Published On: March 3, 2016 - 2:53pm
Helping a child build a solid sense of self has three simple, common-sense steps. Just remember ABC. Raising confident, self-assured children takes more than love and praise. Telling a child how... Read Full Article