Grow Through What You Go Through: Therapy Through Plants and Gardening

Join Holistic Consultation for a free therapeutic workshop starring houseplants. While houseplants are known to improve air quality and aesthetics in the home, plants, and gardening also significantly improve mental health. In this workshop, participants will learn to practice self-care and mindfulness by exploring the world of houseplants and gardening. Participants will select a plant,…

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Rethinking New Year’s Resolutions

As the calendar turns to a brand New Year, we often begin to think about what we want to change about ourselves. Here are the “normal” New Year’s resolutions. Lose a few pounds (or more than a few) Exercise more (10,000 steps a day) Drink less Stop using drugs (or at least taper off) Go…

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Staff Picks: Resources from Real Therapists

Holistic Consultation Staff Picks: Resources from Real Therapists In every newsletter, we feature a staff member from the Holistic Consultation team, and they provide recommendations for our readers + clients. Here’s a roundup of all of our staff picks so far: Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself by Dr. Kristin Neff Do…

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An Empty Chair

The lights are up. The snowflakes are falling. The children are very excited. The holidays are almost here. But this year, this year my heart breaks because there is an empty chair at thousands of tables. You may be experiencing the same thing. Over 300,000 American households will have empty chairs due to Covid-19. In…

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Finding Balance

Finding Balance: Foundational Practices for Mental & Physical Health In this season it is important to keep in mind self care and self meaning. The holiday season can mean different things for everyone. Often times we experience grief differently during this time of year. Try to be gentle with your process. I invite you to…

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Libido on Lockdown: How to Recover Relationships in the Midst of Quarantine

Since quarantine began in March, many of us have been balancing working from home, child care, and distancing ourselves from many people we love. Often, this has meant that workspace, home and relaxing space, living space, work relationships, family relationships, and intimate relationships now exist together. This has blurred boundaries between work stress, home stress,…

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New Service Announcement: Blueprint Assessment Partnership

Holistic Consultation is excited to announce we have partnered with Blueprint to continue to provide the highest quality of care possible. Blueprint is a digital service that helps administer important health and wellness assessments. These assessments can be completed using an app or during therapy sessions at Holistic Consultation. We are confident that Blueprint will…

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We are into the seventh month of a global pandemic. We are nearing the election. Schools are back in session, or they aren’t. There has been a lot of information on how to handle the increased stress and anxiety associated with everything going on. Most of the talk I see is coming from the side…

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Coupling Fun and Fulfilling

Couples/Partners often think that once love is put into the mix we can put our relationships on autopilot and good will produce better will produce best. Much to our surprise, autopilot often hits the side of a mountain and coupleness crashes. To be partners means to have two people who put 100% into each other.…

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