Mental Health

*All groups and workshops are offered for FREE. Groups Building Balance Based on Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) developed by Marsha Linehan, Building Balance seeks to help increase balance in your life through mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness skills. This group focuses on introducing tangible skills to address a wide variety of concerns…

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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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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: 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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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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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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It’s not all in your head. Concentration and focus have been a rising concern. Since February, there has been a 300% increase in individuals searching “how to get your brain to focus,” a 110% increase in “how to focus better” and a 60% increase in “how to increase focus.” You are not alone. Here are…

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Have you ever wondered if a friend or family member is depressed? Thanks to Helpguide.org, here are 10 signs to look for to see if someone is depressed: Feeling helpless or hopeless; this can sometimes lead to suicidal ideations. Loss of interest in daily activities. This can include showering, brushing teeth, washing hair and going…

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Many of us, working, going to school, raising children, overbooking ourselves with projects, plans, and play dates are overwhelmed with exhaustion. That doesn’t mean that we sleep well, it means that we are fueled by caffeine and sugar and carbs, then we crash to a restless night of struggling to squeeze in a 6-7 hours…

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