Walk-and-talk therapy can be an extremely helpful treatment approach for someone who has trouble opening up in a traditional therapy session. Fresh air and exercise often lessen anxiety and facilitate open communication. But it’s not for everyone. Give me a call to discuss whether it’s a good fit for you.
Research shows that good self-care can be healing to both body and mind and I encourage my clients to consider self-care as another part of their treatment plan. But what does self-care actually involve? This week’s blog talks about common self-care practices that can be beneficial to anyone.
September is National Suicide Prevention Month. When someone you care about is thinking about suicide, it’s scary. But you can make a difference. Check in, let them know you care and listen to them with an open mind and compassion. Encourage them to reach out and get help.
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy is a therapeutic intervention I frequently use with clients who are stuck in a cycle of destructive or painful thoughts and behaviors. I help clients focus on what really matters to them ¬– rather than being distracted by their negative thoughts – and then we work toward reaching goals so they can live their best life.
Underage drinking is a slippery slope because young brains are more susceptible to addiction. Unfortunately, COVID-19 has created the perfect storm for young adults and teens who are at higher risk for alcohol use when they are bored, anxious or spending too much time online.