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The Real Truth About Work/Life Balance: Part I

Pssst... it has nothing to do with 'taking time to get a massage or a vacation' or whatever else the magazine at the supermarket checkout tells you to do! work/life In this multi-part blog post you will gain the tools necessary to discover your unique way of running your energy, so you can refuel your [...]

By | 2018-04-05T17:50:43+00:00 April 22nd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

What About the Babies?

Often, when I tell people I work with very young children within the mental health field, I am greeted with confused looks or questions such as, “How can a young child have mental health?” I appreciate these questions because it gives me an opportunity to talk about a very important topic! It turns out that [...]

By | 2018-04-05T12:58:10+00:00 April 15th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Social Media Safety for Parents

Many children and teens today don’t know a life without technology, and for those of us who can remember a time without Facebook, Instagram, and Google in our pockets, that idea may seem bizarre. Lots of parents get into a battle with their teen about how much they’re on their cell phones, iPads, laptops, etc. [...]

By | 2018-04-05T12:57:39+00:00 April 8th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

What I Want You to Know About Therapy

I have been in therapy on and off since my adolescent years. I always had a draw to going but often left feeling like a skeptic to the whole experience. Even after graduating from graduate school on my way to becoming a therapist myself I was unsure exactly how the whole experience was even set [...]

By | 2018-03-19T11:10:46+00:00 March 25th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Spring Cleaning

As we approach the end of winter and the glorious rejuvenation of spring, many of us feel compelled to do some spring cleaning. We’ve endured a long winter spent cooped up inside (for those of us who live in the northern parts of the country) and in these times, clutter tends to accumulate. The reality [...]

By | 2018-03-19T11:07:35+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Emotional First Aid

Have you ever been on an airplane and heard the flight attendant give their speech about seatbelts, emergency exits, and overall safety? The part that always stands out to me is the one that includes the oxygen mask. The same message is given by every single flight attendant, no matter the destination or airline: “Put [...]

By | 2018-02-02T19:15:06+00:00 March 11th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

The Butterfly Hug

Life events, traumas, stressors all have the potential to leave a path of destruction often found in the form of anxiety symptoms. These may include; racing heart, racing thoughts, intrusive thoughts, obsessional thinking, rigidity of thoughts, and cognitive dissonance. It is important to not only work on the underlying concerns but regulating the mind and [...]

By | 2018-02-02T19:28:14+00:00 March 4th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Healing Trauma

Trauma occurs when a person experiences an overwhelming event (or events) that they perceive as life-threatening and which they are unable to prevent. In the face of such a threat, deeply instinctual parts of the brain are activated. Adrenaline floods the body, mobilizing it to fight or flee the situation. There are many instances, however, [...]

By | 2018-02-02T19:13:54+00:00 February 25th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Interpersonal Relationships | Health Foundations Moms Group

Thursday, April 12, 2018 | 1:30-2:30pm | FREE Sonja Kromroy, LPCC and Julie Schmit, LAMFT, will be speaking at the Health Foundations Birth Center Moms Group, exploring sex and intimacy changes after having a child. Things can shift both physically and emotionally after having a baby, and it's important to talk about it! Our bodies [...]

By | 2018-04-05T07:45:55+00:00 February 17th, 2018|Event|0 Comments

Creating a Strong Marriage | WiseMamas in WBL

Thursday, March 1, 2018 | 7:00pm | FREE Join Alexis Anttila, LAMFT, at the WiseMamas monthly gathering to discuss tips, tricks, and things to consider when working to build a healthy and strong marriage. While in the thick of raising children, navigating the world we live in, and sometimes struggling to keep our heads above water, [...]

By | 2018-02-17T11:26:29+00:00 February 17th, 2018|Event|0 Comments