What to do when the Boogeyman is real

When the boogeyman is real This blog post is timely, but also timeless. It’s a challenge I face with every client from time-to-time, but particularly those with anxiety.  It’s when I am trying to encourage interruption of established patterns or introducing the concept of cognitive distortions and the universe validates their worldview. (Crap.) So how do we address anxiety when the boogeyman is real? The individual afraid of cars… gets…

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Enthusiastic Consent
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Enthusiastic Consent

Enthusiastic Consent and Healthy Sex Love is in the air. As are hormones, desire, and just a basic need for stress relief. We see a lot of individuals in our practice who are wanting to work on the person they are bringing into a relationship. Some are taking a proactive approach- perhaps reflecting on relationship patterns and wanting to avoid future red flags. Others are in a happy relationship and…

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Goal Setting Done Right

Goal setting done right: SMART goals If goal setting is your thing for 2020, let’s do it right. For many who have worked with us, goal setting happens in the earliest sessions. Often it starts as fairly broad- I enjoy asking how my clients know when they can “fire me”, AKA, graduate. For those that have an idea of this in their heads already, then it’s time to figure out…

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