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New Workshop Offering – Help for Compassion Fatigue

I am proud to announce that I will be offering an 1 1/2 hour workshop with my friend and colleague Krista Hummer on Tuesday, April 21st at 7:00 PM. This workshop will offer a highlight of the stress-relief […]
By |March 23rd, 2015|Anxiety and Stress, Groups, Mindfulness|Comments Off on New Workshop Offering – Help for Compassion Fatigue

Social Skills Group for 4-5 Year Olds

Back by popular demand, I will be offering my Social Skills/Friendship group beginning in April. If you know of any 4-5 year olds needing to practice making and keeping friends or learning how be more flexible, this group could help.  
By |March 20th, 2015|Children, Groups|Comments Off on Social Skills Group for 4-5 Year Olds

Growing Empathy

  If you are not familiar with the work of Brene Brown, I would encourage you to check out her research. She is a shame and vulnerability researcher who has written a number of helpful books including, Daring Greatly and I Thought It Was Just Me (but […]
By |March 16th, 2015|Relationships|Comments Off on Growing Empathy

Another Way to Stay in Touch – Email newsletter

Who doesn’t love getting mail? If you would like to receive the latest news and updates about my posts and the latest happenings in my practice, consider subscribing to my newly designed email newsletter. You may subscribe […]
By |March 6th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Another Way to Stay in Touch – Email newsletter

Help for Compassion Fatigue

Find relief from Compassion Fatigue * I feel like there’s not enough me to go around. * I’m so exhausted all the time! * I take care of everyone else, but no one is taking care of me. If any of these statements ring true, you may be suffering from compassion […]
By |March 6th, 2015|Groups|Comments Off on Help for Compassion Fatigue

Stress Relief in Old Town – Food for Thought

I really love my location in Old Town, Alexandria. The history, the culture, the people are wonderful. And those people? They are stressed, overworked, tired, exhausted. And those emotions take a toll on relationships as well. In an effort to bring some stress relief, I’ve developed a group for 20-40 year […]
By |March 4th, 2015|Groups, Work|Comments Off on Stress Relief in Old Town – Food for Thought

Calming your Child’s Reptile Brain

  I’ve shared in another post the importance of helping our minds and bodies to relax. Often, your children need our help in calming their bodies, brains and emotions. Progressive muscle relaxation is a wonderful, research-proven tool for helping increase relaxation.  Because I’m a play therapist, I added a playful spin […]
By |March 2nd, 2015|Anxiety and Stress, Children, Mindfulness|Comments Off on Calming your Child’s Reptile Brain

Mindfulness Resources for Kids

  In the past decade there has been a growing amount of research into the power of mindfulness practice. The physical, emotional and mental benefits of meditation and mindful activities have been demonstrated conclusively through research. Mindfulness can increase […]
By |February 23rd, 2015|Children, Mindfulness|Comments Off on Mindfulness Resources for Kids

A Few of My Favorite Mind-Body Apps

A growing body of research is letting us know that mindful practices have numerous mental and physical health benefits. These practices, which use our brains […]
By |February 17th, 2015|Anxiety and Stress, Mindfulness|Comments Off on A Few of My Favorite Mind-Body Apps

Looking for Love – Have you already found it?

It is the steady rain rather than the torrential downpour that makes the grass grow and the flowers bloom. With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it is tempting to expect lightning and tempests when it comes to our love lives. […]
By |February 9th, 2015|Relationships|Comments Off on Looking for Love – Have you already found it?