Free // Tuesdays 4-5pm // St Paul Play dates have been postponed and are scheduled to resume 3/31 & 4/7 Join us for a free occupational therapy focused play opportunity for children ages 3-6 Led by Occupational Therapy Doctorate student Sara O'Connor, this group will promote social skills, creativity, and overall wellbeing! Wild Tree Wellness, [...]
Minnesota is a hard place to live, and maybe even harder to love, between the months of October and March (or April or May). It’s cold, it’s snowy, the sunlight hours are short, the commutes triple in length, it shows no sign of thawing or letting up, and there might not seem to be much [...]
Beginning March 4th // Wednesday mornings 9-11am // Wild Tree Wellness St Paul Gain skills to effectively manage your emotional distress while navigating the challenges and joys of parenting Group will include DBT skills education and practice with supportive connecting time. 8 week series beginning March 4th, 2020 - Wednesday mornings 9-11am Wild Tree Wellness, [...]
Saturday, February 1st // 9:30am // Naturally Well White Bear Lake Wild Tree Psychotherapy is offering a special parent workshop focused on Routines and Structure for the whole family at our White Bear Lake Location within Naturally Well WBL Wellness Collective at 2025 4th Street, Suite 100, White Bear Lake, MN. This workshop will focus [...]
Sleep issues tend to be one of the most common symptoms that accompanies issues with anxiety. When a person’s nervous system stays in a prolonged state of fear, the sympathetic nervous system related to fight, flight, and freeze, it can be hard for the nervous system to enter into the parasympathetic nervous system, rest and relaxation, long enough for deep sleep to occur.
Our bodies are the tellers, the holders, the sharers, and the teachers. Throughout this past week in session, many clients have named that they are experiencing sensations in their body as “rushed, scattered, spinning, ungrounded, tightly wound, and disconnected from self.” I use the term and imagery as “energy leaving our body,” and as I [...]
Saturday, January 25th, 2020 // 9:30-11:00am // $25 Wild Tree Psychotherapy and Whole You Nutrition have paired together to present the next installment of our Parent Workshop Series: Food, Mood and Behavior Too! Explore the connection between your child's diet and their mood and behaviors. Join us for education and meal planning tips! Wild Tree [...]
Sunday, December 8th // 3:00pm // Wild Tree Wellness - 653 Grand Ave, St Paul This two hour workshop for expecting moms and their support person will help you begin planning for how to care for yourself while taking care of your new little one. We will discuss postpartum mental health and wellness and participants [...]
The holidays are a busy time at best, for a lot of us they can be really stressful. There are plans to be made, family visits, purchases, organizing, and maybe parenting or political discussions sprinkled in there as well. Through busy-to-stressful times, it can be hard to be present, connected, and at peace.
Even if we have a larger goal in mind, let’s start small so we are internally reinforced by our own success. We can start to shift the unattainability to a more realistic mindset by setting daily intentions.