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6 Ways to Become a Better Athlete

Visualization for Athletic Success Visualization, also known as mental rehearsal or mental imagery, is a technique in which we imagine ourselves in a specific situation performing a specific activity. You can use visualization in your everyday life to familiarize yourself with a situation before it actually happens. Visualization may also be a powerful motivation tool…

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4 Ways to Manage Loneliness this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day can be really triggering for a lot of individuals who struggle with anxiety, depression, or relationship issues.  Loneliness can be one of the most challenging emotions, but when you love yourself you’re never alone. Whether you’re single or not, here are 4 ways to show yourself a little love this Valentine’s Day. Treat…

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5 Tips For Your First Therapy Appointment

Have you been thinking about making an appointment with a therapist? Thought about it but haven’t been able to make the call? Are you nervous about what the therapist will think about you?   Here’s a tip: A therapist is most likely just as nervous the first time you get together. I know I still get…

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EMDR: HEALING THE BRAIN

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How does EMDR heal the brain? Depression, Anxiety and Medication An estimated 40 million adults in the United States, 18% of the population, suffer with an anxiety disorder. 8.2% of the adult population struggle with a form of depression. (ADAA 2016)  If you do the math, that’s 26.2%…over 1/4 of the US adult population!  In children, the statistic is 1…

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5 REASONS TO PRACTICE SELF CARE

Self care is one of the most important things we can do for ourselves. Unfortunately, it is what we most often forget to practice.  Compassion fatigue is a very real struggle that many of my patients experience. Compassion fatigue is when you quite literally care too much. Do you find yourself trying to help others at the…

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LIFE LESSONS FROM MY FATHER

In honor of Father’s Day, I felt it best to share the best advice and life lessons I’ve received from my father. My father passed away this past year, after a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis and related complications. Since my father’s passing, I’ve been able to take these past 11 months and truly meditate…

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