Mental Health

Paced Breathing Exercises

Everyone feels overwhelmed from time to time. Overwhelm happens in all areas of life, whether it’s related to stress at work or uncomfortable conversations. Overwhelm can be a distressing feeling, but sometimes when you’re overwhelmed it can be hard to think of how to calm yourself down. You may have experienced this before, where you’re…

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How Support Groups Can Benefit Mental Health

Have you ever considered going to a mental health support group? The idea of talking to a group of strangers about your mental health can sound intimidating, so many people write off the idea of attending a support group altogether. While it can take some getting used to, attending a mental health support group can…

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The Great Instead

For many of us, we realize it’s time to reach out for professional support when our problems become a bit more than we think we can handle. Before this, we do our best to manage on our own. We know that something isn’t right and it’s often quite unsettling. Almost naturally, we analyze and strive…

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The Benefits of Walk and Talk Therapy

Have you ever considered walk and talk therapy? There are many different ways to approach therapy, and many therapists use a blend of modalities to best support their clients. Walk and talk therapy is an option that some therapy practices offer to provide another option for healing. Some people find it easier to open up…

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The Health Benefits of Spending Time in Nature

Have you ever noticed that it feels really good to spend time in nature? Spending time in nature has a well-documented impact on physical and mental health, so you’re not alone. We all spend a lot of time these days staring at screens, and it’s common to feel disconnected from the natural world around us.…

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5 Ways to Become a Better Listener

Communication is one of the most important skills in any relationship, but communicating effectively is often easier said than done. It can be hard to communicate well when you’re distracted or focused on something else, or when you’re busy thinking of what you’re going to say next. Learning how to be a better listener can…

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How Plants Can Benefit Your Mental Health

There are many ways to benefit your mental health that aren’t just therapy. While therapy is a great place to learn coping skills, work through trauma, and live your life better, sometimes you want more than one way to support your mental health. Things like mindfulness, regular movement, time spent in nature, a strong support…

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How Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Can Help You

How Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Can Help You One of the overwhelming aspects of starting to go to therapy is figuring out what type of therapy will be a good fit for you. Everyone is different, so not everyone responds to the same treatment methods or approaches. To help support the mental health of as…

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5 Things to Do Between Therapy Sessions

Therapy is one to work on your mental health, and it can help with many issues from ADHD to trauma recovery. We believe strongly in the life-changing power of therapy – that’s why we are dedicated to mental health here at Holistic Consultation. Going to therapy on a weekly basis means that you spend 1…

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What is Self-Care, Really?

Self-care is a phrase that has been spread across social media platforms, advertisements, and likely, your therapist’s office. But what does self-care actually mean? Self-Care can look different for everyone. Self-care is not always bubble baths and candles, but it could be! Self-care is simply the practice of taking care of oneself. It is the…

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