With the stress of the holidays it is important to know what are the things making this holiday season vastly different than the past few years. Remember we have had a rough 2 years and now all the sudden we are “back in the swing of things”. This is the perfect time to practice boundaryContinue reading “Is it the Most Wonderful Time of the Year?”
It’s that time of year! The Holiday season is filled with lots of joy and lots of pressure. Pressure to show up to all the holiday parties, spend all the money and see people that you might not of had to see in these last few years (due to COVID-19). So, let’s talk about anContinue reading “How to get through the Holidays with a little GRACE.”
DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) is a type of therapy that involves a structured approach to healing. In our office we do a longer intake process to help to understand who you are and where you are. We don’t just jump into change. We want to find your current strengths and find ways to build onContinue reading “Acceptance and Change”
The month of September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month with September 10th of this year being Suicide Prevention Day. Suicide Awareness Prevention Month and Day are in place to bring more awareness to rates of suicide, rates of suicide attempts, bring support for survivors of suicide and to try breaking the stigma around the topic.Continue reading “September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month”
Today is National Register to Vote! This is something I have been passionate about for many years. No matter if you are Democrat or Republican or a little bit of both at times, we want you to feel heard and exercise your right to vote. You can go to https://www.usa.gov/register-to-vote and find where to voteContinue reading “REGISTER TO VOTE!”
In this episode we are joined by Bonnie Monahan, LPC, PLPC to explore the various Pros and Cons that are associated with Telehealth and In-Person therapy. Depending on the type of therapy your are doing and your type of therapist there are many pros and cons. From saving money and time by doing Telehealth toContinue reading “NEW PODCAST: Pros + Cons of Telehealth W/Bonnie Monahan”
WE ARE BACK! It was a short break and due to health reasons I had to step away from doing the podcast. I am so thrilled that Season 2 is back and the first episode is ready to go. This season we will continue to talk about DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) and the resources aroundContinue reading “Season 2 – Finding Middle Path”
A new Virtual (Zoom) DBT Skills Group – “Finding Distress Tolerance” will be starting July 27th and go for 6 weeks . This is designed for individuals who are 18 or older. This group will focus on the Distress Tolerance Skills that help clients deal with things such as Panic/Anxiety Attacks and other Big Emotions. Tanna & Allison will bothContinue reading “Finding Distress Tolerance Skills Group”
It’s hard for me to just read one book at a time. I find that when I am in certain moods I tend to go between these 3 books currently. They are great and reading / listening to them via Audible I tend to get these 15-30 minutes of growth. I hope you enjoy themContinue reading “What I am currently reading – July 2022”
Have you heard of the Push Away Skill? It’s part of the ACCEPTS SKILL that is under DISTRESS TOLERANCE SKILLS . What does it mean? If I am struggling, overwhelmed and overthinking then I simply PUSH AWAY and PUT AWAY what is bothering me TEMPORARILY. Then I distract myself with another activity. Then when IContinue reading “DBT Skill – PUSH AWAY”
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