Two Fun Ways to Challenge Perfectionism

Two Fun Ways to Challenge Perfectionism

If you identify as a perfectionist it may feel like your world comes crashing down when you screw something up, receive constructive criticism, or fumble through trying something new. You may become so wrapped up in achieving and producing that you lose sight of what...
Three Tips to Get the Most out of Therapy

Three Tips to Get the Most out of Therapy

Therapy is an investment. It takes time, energy, and money. So how do you get the biggest bang for your buck? Check out these three tips to get the most out of therapy. 1. Clarify your Goals Before you even start googling therapists or asking friends for a referral,...
Four Things to Know Before Starting EMDR Therapy

Four Things to Know Before Starting EMDR Therapy

1. You’ll spend several sessions preparing before you start processing. Don’t expect to dive right in. Before you even start processing the memory with bilateral stimulation (eye movements, tapping, or auditory tones) you’ll spend at least 2-3 sessions...
Three Things Sports Teach Us About Life

Three Things Sports Teach Us About Life

I love using a good sports metaphor in the therapy room. Whether you’re an athlete or not, there are countless ways we can apply concepts from sports to the rest of our lives. I’ve selected a few of my favorite lessons to share below. Read on to learn three...
Slow Your Roll: Mindfulness Strategies for Type A People

Slow Your Roll: Mindfulness Strategies for Type A People

If you consider yourself a Type A person, you’d probably rather eat glass than practice mindfulness. I get it. I used to be the same way. When I’d read about the benefits of mindfulness I’d roll my eyes and think, “mindfulness is not for me. I don’t have time to slow...