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New Beginnings, Part 3

  How I began living intentionally I'm not going to sit here and tell you that the next couple of months were easy because it wasn't. I think 2016 was one of the hardest years of my life and not because I didn't hang out with the same people that I used to, but because

What to Expect in Your 1st Counseling Session

You've identified the issue you're struggling with √ Come to the conclusion that you do need or want a therapist √ Even figured out a way to pay for your sessions √ Now, let's talk about what you should expect in your first counseling session! During your first session, you should definitely expect to be similar

By | August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Healthier Mindsets, Mental Health Awareness, Psychoeducation|0 Comments

Kids Practice Self-Care Too?!?!

  Thinking back to my childhood, I can remember being very anxious and worried all the time about my grades and whether or not I was making my mom and grandmother proud. I was always trying to do my best because that's all they required of me, not realizing that my best wasn't necessarily all

By | February 9th, 2018|Categories: Parenting, Play Therapy|1 Comment

Change is Inevitable: Living with Adjustment Disorder

  Adjustment Disorder?    What is that?    That's a mental disorder? Well yes, it's an actual disorder. Adjustment disorder is a variety of conditions that can occur when a person has trouble or difficulty coping with a stressful life event (i.e. death of a loved one, relationship issues, bullying, parents’ divorce, or being fired

By | January 13th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health Awareness, Parenting, Relationships, Self Esteem|0 Comments

“A love that hurts?”

There is absolutely nothing like being loved or having emotional needs being met; having your cup full vs. empty, but at what cost? Is it worth being or becoming a recipient of put downs, manipulation, or abuse? Love isn't supposed to hurt! If you or someone you know is being abused, and could use help-

By | January 1st, 2018|Categories: Mental Health Awareness|0 Comments

Relationships 101

  I often find that relationships are one of the most prevalent issues among my clients no matter what their age. The issues can range from infidelity, insecurities, to attachment in both children and adults,  as well as betrayal within friendships- just to name a few. Once we get through the "what he/she said about

By | December 22nd, 2017|Categories: Relationships|0 Comments