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Your Journey

February 2, 2023

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What Is A Mental Health Journey?

We talk about mental health journeys a whole lot around here. If you’re trying to make  improvements in your life, it’s impossible to avoid talking about your journey. Whether you’ve journeyed for years, or just started out, it can be a challenge to determine what you want, where you’re headed, and how to get there. […]

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Mindfulness and Wellness, Self Care

December 9, 2022

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How to Recognize the Inner Critic

Recognizing the inner critic can be a tremendous effort that takes a lifetime to fully master. But the rest of your life starts today, so now is the perfect time to start. The inner critic is the name we give to our intrusive self-critical thoughts, and if left unchecked, it can become your greatest obstacle. […]

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Depression Relief

December 1, 2022

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Grief Around the Holidays

The holiday season has a reputation for being the most wonderful time of the year, but for some of us, the holidays can bring up unwanted memories, uncomfortable feelings, and indescribable grief. Standing amidst the colorful lights and the holiday cheer, it’s easy to feel alienated and lonely when the specter of grief rears its […]

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Mindfulness and Wellness, Relationships

November 28, 2022

5 tips to authentically survive your next family gathering

5 Tips To Authentically Survive Your Next Family Gathering

Reuniting with our families can be a test of everything we learn in therapy. Yet it seems that family gatherings often leave us wanting to return to our old habits, and forgo using our toolkit altogether. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. It is possible to have positive interactions with our families while […]

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Art Therapy

November 10, 2022

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Can I Do Art Therapy Myself?

Can I do art therapy myself? It’s a valid question. After all, there are trained professionals who study for years just to learn how to do it, and rightfully so. Art therapy is a complex process that takes a lifetime of study and practice to truly master, but its principles can be put into place […]

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Anxiety Relief, Uncategorized

July 7, 2022

What Kind of Therapy Is Best For Me?

Are you unsure of what kind of therapy is best for you? Are you wanting to take that leap and start your healing journey, but aren’t sure where to start? That is totally normal. It’s challenging to step out of your comfort zone and reach out for help. The good news is that the most […]

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Integration, Mindfulness and Wellness

September 8, 2021

Active Listening Tips (From A Therapist!)

Did you know that active listening increases well-being? Humans are hardwired for social interaction and connection. One of the many ways we connect with each other is through communication, and effective communication starts with active listening. What is active listening? Active listening is when you make a conscious effort to really hear what someone else […]

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Brain Science, Change, Creativity and Innovation, Integration

October 10, 2014

Creativity & the Brain

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Why and how does creativity affect the brain? It feels different when we are in a “creative flow” and this is due to the structure of the brain. The brain is divided both vertically and horizontally. There are three distinct, but interconnected, hierarchies of the human brain that evolved overtime. They are 1) the […]

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