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25 03, 2019

Intuitive Eating as Self-Care

2019-03-20T14:47:06-06:00

  “There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.” –Friedrich Nietzsche  As a body psychotherapist, I encourage clients to honor their mind and body where they currently are, in their journey to healing; however, if a client is engaged in an ongoing struggle with an eating disorder, they are not able [...]

Intuitive Eating as Self-Care2019-03-20T14:47:06-06:00
18 02, 2019

Tips for Healthy Communication Styles

2019-02-18T20:31:13-06:00

Communication is an essential part of making any relationship work. Whether this is with a partner, family, friends, or co-workers, healthy communication can promote successful relationships. Here are some tips to have healthy communication with your partner. Find the right timing. Try to choose a time where there are limited distractions. Avoid times when someone [...]

Tips for Healthy Communication Styles2019-02-18T20:31:13-06:00
22 01, 2019

Continuing Support for Veterans and Active Military Members

2019-01-22T13:55:41-06:00

Veterans and Active Duty: Many active duty military members and Veterans show signs of a mental health condition.  There are some very important questions that military personnel often ask: what are the treatment options other than the VA, are there resources for family members and how to make the transition from military life to civilian [...]

Continuing Support for Veterans and Active Military Members2019-01-22T13:55:41-06:00
27 12, 2018

Living Mindfully: Incorporating Yoga and Mindfulness Daily 

2019-01-11T15:21:43-06:00

  As a yoga teacher, the two of the most common response I hear when I tell people I teach yoga is “I can’t do yoga, I am not flexible” and  “I did yoga but I was bad at it”. The ability to practice yoga is not based on flexibility or measuring the value of your physical practice. Yoga [...]

Living Mindfully: Incorporating Yoga and Mindfulness Daily 2019-01-11T15:21:43-06:00
18 10, 2018

Six Things Parents Can Do at Home to Encourage Success at School

2019-01-11T15:21:13-06:00

  Parents, we’re well into the school year now and many of you are finding that your kiddos are having a hard time. Maybe they are falling behind with their school work, or maybe they are coming home upset because they are not making friends. Some of you are getting calls or emails from teachers [...]

Six Things Parents Can Do at Home to Encourage Success at School2019-01-11T15:21:13-06:00
29 09, 2018

10 Tips to Help You Relieve Stress and Anxiety

2019-01-11T15:21:02-06:00

Relieving stress and anxiety is a two-fold process. It not only requires physical intervention, such as, but not limited to decreasing exposure to stressful situations and developing adequate sleeping, exercise and eating habits, but also taking a conscientious approach to changing cognitive processes (our thinking). In many instances, our thinking patterns, attitudes and perceptions may [...]

10 Tips to Help You Relieve Stress and Anxiety2019-01-11T15:21:02-06:00
5 09, 2018

How do Choice Theory & Reality Therapy Work?

2019-01-11T15:20:56-06:00

It’s a fact that people are healthier when involved in positive relationships. That said, the psychotherapeutic methods of choice theory and reality therapy teach that personal choices and behaviors influence our ability to connect with others and build meaningful relationships. Negative behaviors lead to damaged and even broken relationships. Bad choices include destructive behaviors like [...]

How do Choice Theory & Reality Therapy Work?2019-01-11T15:20:56-06:00
2 08, 2018

Child Therapy: Play Therapy

2018-08-05T11:04:33-06:00

My children and grandchildren have taught me, and continue to teach everyday about play.  Appreciating the simple things, and all things which are fun. Its all a matter of seeing the world through their eyes. Angela Schwindt wrote “While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is [...]

Child Therapy: Play Therapy2018-08-05T11:04:33-06:00
24 07, 2018

Prevalence of Mental Health Issues in Refugees and Asylum Seekers

2018-08-05T10:57:12-06:00

In the last few years, there has been an influx of refugees and asylum seekers from war torn countries. Countries like Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Libya. In addition, many women and children from South America are fleeing violence by gangs and drugs. Many refugees leave their countries have witnessed or experienced the death of loved [...]

Prevalence of Mental Health Issues in Refugees and Asylum Seekers2018-08-05T10:57:12-06:00
20 07, 2018

Los cambios siempre representan retos | Changes always represent challenges

2018-08-05T10:48:24-06:00

"Los cambios siempre representan retos. Uno de los mayores retos que nuestra sociedad hispana esta pasando es el de imigrar hacia otro pais por la necesidad de buscar un mejor futuro, tanto para ellos como para su familia. Un cambio de esta magnitud no es simplemente fisica, es tambien mental y emocional. Dejas tus costumbres, [...]

Los cambios siempre representan retos | Changes always represent challenges2018-08-05T10:48:24-06:00