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Social Skills/Friendship Group – Winter 2017

I Can Be Flexible Group This winter help your preschooler be school and friend ready with Meladie Burke’s “I Can Be Flexible” Friendship Group. Goals of the group include: Increase confidence in social situations Gain skills for making new friends
By |December 14th, 2016|Children, Groups, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Social Skills/Friendship Group – Winter 2017

Care for Caregivers: Thursdays in Alexandria

Care for Caregivers Support Group Caring for our loved ones is generally done out of compassion and love.  Therefore, we often don’t recognize the toll they can take on our mental, physical and emotional reserves. Becoming […]
By |June 28th, 2016|Anxiety and Stress, Groups, Relationships|Comments Off on Care for Caregivers: Thursdays in Alexandria

Mindful Mondays: Mindfulness in Everyday Life

“Create a clearing in the dense forest of your life and wait there patiently, until the song that is your life falls into your own cupped hands and you recognize and greet it.” ~from “Clearing” by Martha Postlewaite
By |June 28th, 2016|Anxiety and Stress, Groups, Mindfulness|Comments Off on Mindful Mondays: Mindfulness in Everyday Life

Free Workshop: What About Me? Family Caregiver Coping Skills

I am excited to be offering the following free workshop on July 7 at Arden Courts of Fair Oaks in Fairfax, VA. I will be speaking with caregivers about the unique challenges that come with caring for an ill loved one. If you or someone you know is struggling […]
By |June 27th, 2016|Anxiety and Stress, Groups, Relationships, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Free Workshop: What About Me? Family Caregiver Coping Skills

Caregiver’s Respite – April 24th 2:00-4:00

Caregiver’s Respite April 24th, 2:00-4:00 PM Pure Prana Yoga Studio 100 South Patrick St. Alexandria, VA 22314   I am excited to announce a collaboration with Pure Prana Yoga Studio: Caregiver’s Respite. During this […]
By |March 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Caregiver’s Respite – April 24th 2:00-4:00

Winter 2016 Social Skills and Friendship Groups

Does your child lack confidence? Does she struggle to “let things go”? Do small problems becoming big problems quickly? Does worry prevent your child from taking social risks?
By |January 6th, 2016|Children, Groups, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Winter 2016 Social Skills and Friendship Groups

Wellness Wednesdays – free lunchtime seminars in Alexandria

Meladie Burke, LPC and Virginia Lindahl, PhD present Wellness Wednesdays Wellness Wednesdays are free lunchtime seminars offered by Meladie Burke, LPC and Virginia Lindahl, PhD. Meladie and Virginia are dedicated to […]
By |October 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Wellness Wednesdays – free lunchtime seminars in Alexandria

FAQ about Mindfulness and Therapy

You’ve likely heard at least one person talking about “mindfulness” in recent months. It’s seems it’s everywhere and everyone is doing it. It’s been touted as a cure for everything from anxiety to acne. With all the buzz about […]
By |October 16th, 2015|Anxiety and Stress, Mindfulness, Uncategorized|Comments Off on FAQ about Mindfulness and Therapy

Focus on the positive: 5 to 1

I’ve shared before information about our brain’s negativity bias. In the words of Dr. Rick Hanson, our brains are “velcro for negative experience and teflon for positive experience”. Research in a number of areas has demonstrated that our […]
By |October 12th, 2015|Mindfulness, Relationships, Uncategorized, Work|Comments Off on Focus on the positive: 5 to 1

Wellness Wednesdays – October: Self-Care for the Caregiver

Meladie Burke, LPC and Virginia Lindahl, PhD present Wellness Wednesdays October – Self-Care for Caregivers October 14, 2015 12:00-1:00 300 North Washington Street, Ste. 607 Alexandria, VA 22314
By |October 4th, 2015|Anxiety and Stress, Groups, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Wellness Wednesdays – October: Self-Care for the Caregiver