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Adults, DBT

Creating a Judgment Free Zone

Judging, by definition, is taking an facts and digesting them through our own subjective lens and interpretation. This is where many painful emotions comes from, both in thinking about ourselves and in thinking about others. As humans, we already go through a lot of difficult situations. Our judgements only make it worse. A very effective way get through tough times is incorporating non-judgmentalness into the process. Only then can we begin to problem-solve. Here are some helpful tips on how become less judgmental get closer to a judgment free mind!

cartoon of a brain wearing headphones
Adults

A Little Extra Help From Our Podcast Friends

Podcasts can be an important part of our wellness. Mental health podcasts provide us with a space to explore, question, challenge, and ultimately sit with ourselves. They also serve as a great reminder that recovery is dynamic. And, as a collective group, we can all work on bringing down the walls of mental health stigma to better connect with ourselves and others.  

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Adults, Couples Counseling

Set Up Your Relationship For Success

When starting with a couple, I often tell them my goal is to set them up for success.  I want to help them process their emotions so they can show up for each other even when it's hard.  No relationship is void of conflict.  Learning how to have conflict without hurting each other is key to getting "unstuck".  You can set your own relationship up for success by paying attention to these things three important and simple (although easier said than done) tips.

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Adults, Young Adults

Connecting Values to Your New Years Resolutions

A big part of how I function is that I need to continue to learn. I find myself making choices around this both in my everyday life as a human and also as a therapist. This past year, I have been exploring Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) while also expanding my knowledge in DBT. While… Continue reading Connecting Values to Your New Years Resolutions