Blog Articles & Mind-Body Practices

Explore Mind-Body Practices that can Support You in Your Practice.

Try out the brief moments of mindfulness, still or moving, or a quick breath practice that can help you reset between sessions.

Barely have ONE Minute to Invest in Yourself? The Importance of Therapist Self-Nurturing in the Pandemic

The COVID pandemic no longer feels brand new. It’s not as chaotic and disruptive as it was in past months. However, it’s an ongoing challenge full of uncertainty with no real end in sight.  It’s a Time for Extra Care. Doing therapy well requires that therapists’ own well-being is in good shape. This is true under the best of circumstances, but becomes even more so in difficult times.

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Why Teletherapy is Draining and How to Make it Better

Teletherapy can be exhausting – and it’s not just screen time. In the context of COVID19 it’s also major change + brand new habits + upheaval + a whole lotta stress!!!!!

If you are feeling drained or exhausted by the move to telehealth as a therapist, you are not alone! Learn why teletherapy is feeling so draining and get tips for how to make it better.

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Getting Started with Teletherapy in a Time of Crisis

If adding telehealth sessions to your therapy practice is new to you, this is a big step. Adapting your practice can be a huge source of pressure.  

You are doing important work in this world. Get some clarity on basic steps to take to get yourself set-up while remembering that taking care of yourself is crucial in this process.

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A Simple Tool to Help You Reboot Throughout Your Day.

Take a Moment for Yourself to Feel More Centered and GroundedIn this brief video, I share a simple practice that I call the “3 Breath Reset” that you can do any time during your day.  It can help you take care of yourself and also focus more clearly on the person or...

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A Gift of Self-Care for Therapists

Therapists need self-care, not just for personal wellbeing, but to nurture and sustain professional functioning. The tool of your trade as a therapist is you. So making sure that you maintain your own well being isn’t a luxury, it’s crucial to your ability to do your...

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Is Your Job Impossible?

COVID PANDEMIC NOTE We are in the midst of a global pandemic and it’s causing tremendous disruption and stress.  While this post was not written under these circumstances, and it has a “regular life” tone, I’d like to say that now is the time we need to pay as much...

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The Movie Inside Out is a Great Resource for Therapists

Wo – Pixar just made a movie about the inner emotional life of a child! I love it!  I love that the topics of mind and memory and pre-adolescent development and the role of parenting made their way into a popular animated movie, "Inside Out". And I love the movie too....

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Why You Need a Hammock in Your Office

COVID PANDEMIC NOTE The covid pandemic has caused tremendous disruption and stress, which continues even as the pandemic wanes for many of us.  While this post was written long before the pandemic, and it has a "regular life" tone, I'd like to say that now is the time...

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Adventures in Communication

Oh the adventures... I am high above the Atlantic Ocean returning home from a trip to Spain that was full of adventure and experience, novelty and love - we went for my brother's wedding! Around every corner was also a bit of mishap, the kind you might expect when...

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