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Getting the Most Out of Marriage Counseling

​Your marriage is in trouble and you have decided to seek the assistance of a marriage counselor.  You have done all the research to find a good therapist for the two of you and taken the courageous first step by setting up your first appointment. Now what? How can you make sure that you get the most out of each session and take advantage of what your therapist has to offer? ​First, for couples therapy Read more…

How to Keep Your Sanity with Mindful Coloring

Coloring books are super popular right now, and for good reason! The act of coloring provides nostalgia for simpler times in our lives and creates a sense of relaxation through in-the-moment awareness and keeping our hands busy! Mindful coloring asks you to focus on how you choose and apply color in a design to bring awareness to the present moment. This process is like meditation (or zonefulness!) – we let go of any thoughts about Read more…

5 Myths About Children’s Therapy

Although we often say, “It takes a village,” many parents are left feeling isolated and overwhelmed with the struggles their kids and family are facing.  #MomLife (and #DadLife) trend on social media, giving the illusion of connection to (and support from) other parents – lamenting in tantrums, and sharing frustrations, silly stories, and cute videos. Despite the attention these posts often get, many don’t share the tough stuff that comes with parenting, and what may be Read more…

How Hypnotherapy Can Be Your Secret Weapon for Success

Hypnosis is a state of focused attention and control, often described as a trance or altered state of consciousness. It is a natural state of mind and body connection that bypasses your thinking mind (conscious mind) and taps into the inner resources of your subconscious mind. Your subconscious mind is limitless. It stores everything – from previous life experiences and memories, to your beliefs and skills. The hypnotic zone is naturally accessed by people all Read more…

AutPlay Therapy

Certified AutPlay providers treat children and families through a natural, play therapy-based approach that is both therapist-led and parent-led. This collaborative model combines play therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, and relationship development to assist children and adolescents in gaining needed skills and abilities. AutPlay Therapy Addresses Improvement in the Following Areas: Emotional Regulation Ability Social Skills and Functioning Relationship Development and Connection Anxiety Reduction Sensory Processing Concentration, Focus, and Attention Behavior Modification Parenting Skills When children Read more…