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Self-Care: Love Yourself So You Can Better Love Others!

In this month of love, I thought I would spend some time talking about loving yourself, known in the therapeutic community as self-care. Self-care is something that is often misconstrued in Western society as being selfish, I beg to differ. Self-care is actually something quite self-LESS. I find many of my clients, especially those that… Read More »

Volunteer to Have a Happier New Year!

Happy New Year everyone! In my own life and with my clients, I have found that the new year can bring about a mixed bag of emotions. I am not one for New Year’s resolutions because I find it is difficult to uphold them and can often lead to disappointment in yourself, which is particularly… Read More »

Last day for Early Bird pricing!

Need a little help managing the stress this holiday season? This workshop is an introduction to self-regulation and combatting anxiety. Participants will learn to recognize feelings within their bodies and how to use that information to calm their nerves.This workshop utilizes hands-on activities to help support the information presented. Participants will leave this workshop with… Read More »

Beat the Holiday Stress With These Upcoming Events!

Hello Everyone! Can you believe the end of the year is already upon us? With the holiday season fast approaching, stress can be at an all time high. Please join me for one of these upcoming events to help make the next few months a little easier! But hurry, spaces are limited! I look forward… Read More »

Are you surviving back to school?

Hello! I hope you are surviving the back to school rush! This time of year everyone seems to be pulled in 20 different directions, as a result, I thought I would share a wonderful quote I came across:      In my practice, I work with a lot of people pleasers with huge hearts who… Read More »

Mental Health vs. Physical Health

Hello Everyone! I hope you are keeping cool during these 100 degree days! Since being outside for an extended amount of time has been nearly unbearable lately, I was happy to have come across two new shows, “Born This Way”, a reality show that follows young adults with Down Syndrome, and “Atypical”, an upcoming series… Read More »

You Are More Beautiful Than You Think

Hello everyone! I hope you had an enjoyable and restful holiday! While discussing the holiday adventures with a friend, our conversation soon turned to the insecurities women feel about our own bodies, specifically in situations requiring swimsuits. These insecurities can inhibit our ability to have an enjoyable time at the pool, lake, or any swimsuit… Read More »

Pros and Cons to Using Insurance

     I hope you are enjoying the longer days! As we are ending the first month of summer, I’m happy to announce that I have recently joined the panel for Blue Cross/ Blue Shield and Medicare Advantage. With this new development, I have had inquiries about the benefits and downfalls of utilizing insurance for… Read More »

Do’s and Don’ts when Comforting Others

Comforting friends or family members during particularly difficult times in their lives can be hard to navigate. People often don’t know what to say or do for the person that’s hurting. This often leads them to fall back on social, albeit insufficient, niceties like “I’m sorry” and “Look at the bright side”. While these sentiments… Read More »

Anxiety and Narcissism Workshops

Sign up today for Addressing Anxiety and/or Navigating Narcissism on February 18th! This workshop is an introduction to self-regulation and combatting anxiety. Participants will learn to recognize feelings within their bodies and how to use that information to calm their nerves.This workshop utilizes hands-on activities to help support the information presented. Participants will leave this… Read More »

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