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Mindfulness

What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness can be an effective skill when dealing with anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, and other mental health issues. Learning how to be mindful can feel like a new approach to existing which strongly encompasses acceptance and awareness. Often, we can feel pulled to the future or

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Navigating the transition to college

After the stress of applications, interviews, and wrapping up high school, college students face a whole new stressor- starting classes. The transition to the college experience can range from excitement to overwhelming discomfort. Coming into the new year, you may have expectations for yourself about how you should be performing,

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EMDR

Discovered in the 1980’s by Dr. Francine Shapiro, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) has become one of the leading treatments for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). EMDR is an effective and empirically researched therapy for the treatment of trauma that encourages the client to focus on a distressing memory

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Anxiety, Shame, and Everything In- Between.

As a trauma therapist, anxiety and shame have surfaced in my clients more than most other feelings. Anxiety feels flight-y while shame feels like ickyness that you can’t escape- no matter how hard you try, no matter how far you push away from emotions, no matter how much you disconnect

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Therapy + Medication = ?

Medication, therapy, and determining the best fit for you. This is a question I am often asked by patients. The following is a summary of some of the more common medications used to help with therapy for patients who might benefit from them. I do not believe that everyone needs

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Yoga in Therapy

You might be thinking “What does yoga have to do with therapy?” This is a question that comes up often with clients in session and in yoga classes. I am here to try to answer this question the best I can with relevant research and some anecdotal information too. Extensive

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