How to Make Friends As Adults

By |2022-11-11T17:00:54+00:00November 11th, 2022|Uncategorized|

How do we make friends as adults?  Therapy work to do around making friendships Explore hesitancies, expectations, past experiences, social skills, etc. in order to feel better about putting self out there “You have to be willing to initiate more than other people, make really specific plans, follow through, then repeat. For [...]

Natural Mentoring Relationships: The Mediating Impact on Negative Behaviors During Adolescence

By |2022-10-30T22:17:44+00:00October 4th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Natural Mentoring Relationships: The Mediating Impact on Negative Behaviors During Adolescence As of 2017, researchers in the United States have found that about half of all children in the country will be exposed to some form of childhood adversity (McLaughlin, 2017). This has increased since 1995 from a quarter of all children. [...]

Clinical Hypnosis & Pain Management

By |2022-12-18T21:46:58+00:00August 8th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Clinical Hypnosis & Pain Management Miracle or Malarkey? You might think hypnosis sounds like bullshit. For two reasons, clinical hypnosis works well for chronic pain management: body relaxation and true cognitive redirection. First, hypnosis only happens once a client has entered a state of relative calm or relaxation. Anything we can do [...]

Prepping for the “Real” World: Tools for Emerging Young Adults

By |2022-08-21T18:40:20+00:00August 2nd, 2022|Uncategorized|

There are few times in life more exciting than preparing for the transition from being a child into living as part of the “real” adult world. This transitional period can also be very challenging. All the change, new financial stressors, going to school, finding a job, starting a family. There is a [...]

Getting to know Internal Family Systems (IFS) through the lens of a chocolate covered almond

By |2022-10-30T22:23:36+00:00June 13th, 2022|Uncategorized|

I have a part that likes to eat. I mean, it likes to eat – to excess – chocolate covered anything, sweeeeet treats, and anything that would have been forbidden or restricted in my childhood. This part revels in the fact that I’m now an adult with resources who can simply choose [...]

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