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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

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

4-7-8 Breath

Boy, was the month of September a busy one! I and my family enjoyed a very relaxing and enjoyable summer. However, September came and swept us back into getting things done mode.  I noticed my system suddenly pushed into […]
By |October 3rd, 2015|Anxiety and Stress, Mindfulness, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 4-7-8 Breath

HOW Do I Change My Brain? – Relieving Anxiety and Depression

In a previous post I discussed the new information we’ve learned in the past decade about neuroplasticity and the hope it provides those who are struggling with anxiety and depression. So, now that we understand why our […]
By |April 6th, 2015|Anxiety and Stress|Comments Off on HOW Do I Change My Brain? – Relieving Anxiety and Depression

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

Play Therapy – Not just for kids!

In celebration of National Play Therapy Week, I wanted to share a bit of information about how play therapy can be used with adults. All of the expressive therapies such as Art Therapy, Music Therapy, Movement Therapy, and, yes, […]
By |February 4th, 2015|Anxiety and Stress|Comments Off on Play Therapy – Not just for kids!

Additional Group Offering – Care for the Caregiver

Meladie Burke Therapy will be offering a group for women who are in a caregiving role – Care for the Caregiver. This 8 week group will offer research-based strategies for helping members learn to take care of themselves so they have the energy and resources to take […]
By |December 15th, 2014|Groups, Mindfulness|Comments Off on Additional Group Offering – Care for the Caregiver