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A New Take on Discussing Sexual Assault

this video and blog post openly talks about sexual assault and survivorship depicted in fiction. … Read More A New Take on Discussing Sexual Assault

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The Power of Language

We all use language in some way. How much power does it have over us anyway? … Read More The Power of Language

Therapy, Relationships, Writing

Processing the Past Through Writing

How writing changed my life and allowed me to forgive my past. One day I’d decided to sit outside with my dog under the shade of our backyard trees. It was the first warm spring day of the season and it felt like the perfect time to join him since he could always be found… Read More Processing the Past Through Writing

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Self Care Is Not Optional

Self Care is Not Optional Sometimes we need to remember that the stories from others are not our own. Combating that happens when we learn to care for ourselves. In today’s saturated world of up to date media, we have to honor who we are and respectfully put down the remote or stop surfing the… Read More Self Care Is Not Optional

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What I know As a Therapist

What I know As A Therapist I’ve been practicing marriage and family therapy for awhile now, and the common theme I see in my clients is that we are all different and that’s OK. Here a few more thoughts about humanity and what brings us together as one weird bunch. 1.) We’re all going to… Read More What I know As a Therapist

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Therapy and Yoga: Exercise for Mind Body Connection

There’s been plenty of research done about how yoga does wonders for anyone experiencing anxiety. It’s something I use to manage my own worry and I frequently suggest it to clients. Taking time to center and focus the mind is one tool clinicians can use to combat anxiety in clients. Yet sometimes clients complain about… Read More Therapy and Yoga: Exercise for Mind Body Connection