self-awareness

Be Love Be Well Be Whole

Be Love Be Well Be Whole

The motto for my practice is Be Love Be Well Be Whole. This short phrase captures the heart of my practice: relationships, mental health and wellness. It also brings awareness to the areas in life that influence our well-being. Awareness is a powerful tool for being able to be proactive about taking care of yourself as well as knowing when you need to focus more attention on one or more areas.

Holding Space for Yourself

Holding Space for Yourself

Mindfulness exercises can assist with the wandering mind. When the mind wanders too far in the future, it may feel anxious and if too far in the past, it may feel depressed. One is not real and the other is fixed and cannot be manipulated. If you find you are not present, take a moment to try an exercise to reground yourself to the present.

Therapy Note: The First Session

Therapy Note:  The First Session

The first session is also referred to as the initial or intake session. It is generally structured differently from a treatment session and does not involve interventions. The time is utilized to gather information and may involve forms, questionnaires and tests in addition to the verbal interview.