SMART GOALS

SMART goals are a powerful tool for setting and achieving objectives, whether in your personal or professional life. The acronym stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-bound. By using these criteria to set and evaluate your goals, you can ensure that they are clear, realistic, and actionable, which can help increase your chances ofContinue reading “SMART GOALS”

TOGETHER

Our Word for 2023 is TOGETHER. I was listening to a song recently before the holidays and this song came up. 2022 was a year where I noticed that relationships and connections were lower then they have ever been in my life and business. As a person who come from the South (originally), this hasContinue reading “TOGETHER”

Is it the Most Wonderful Time of the Year?

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?”

How to get through the Holidays with a little GRACE.

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.”

Acceptance and Change

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”

REGISTER TO VOTE!

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!”

Finding Distress Tolerance Skills Group

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”

DBT Skill – PUSH AWAY

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”

Being a LGBTQIA+ Ally

In the month of June each year we celebrate Pride. Pride month is to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising which was a landmark moment in the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. Pride is in celebration of all LGBTQIA+ individuals. While the month of June is packed with traditions such as parades and eventsContinue reading “Being a LGBTQIA+ Ally”