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Therapy as Slowing Down

Have you ever tried to slow down your activity level so much so that you became aware of every micro-movement you are making? This was a mindfulness exercise I participated in with a group. One group member commented that the experience was “destabilizing but informative.” That description stuck with me.

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Managing Anxiety When the Bear is Us (and our emotions)

I often tell individuals I am working with that if their goal is to completely obliterate any anxiety they are experiencing, they will fail. Of course, this is not meant to be discouraging or to deny their feelings or experience. I too know the discomfort and sometimes agony of anxiety,

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Family Building

There is a lot of information out there about third-party reproduction and infertility, and it is not easy to sift through it all – all the while determining what is accurate or not. The resources below are vetted websites that provide accurate and up-to-date information. American Society for Reproductive Medicine

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Navigating Grief

Words cannot adequately capture the experience of the death of a loved one. This may be why so many experiencing grief have told me they long to connect with others who have also lost a loved one, with the hope that they can feel less alone and afraid. While of

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Parenting: Resources to Support You

Parenting trips up even the most self-assured among us. The good news is we don’t have to figure it out from scratch or alone. What all these resources have in common is an emphasis on the relationship between caregivers and children, rather an a prescriptive approach telling you what to

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Mindfulness: What is it and how it can help you

Mindfulness is another complementary element that I have integrated into my approach.  By mindfulness, I am referring to the active process of noticing and attending to one’s experience, suspending critique and judgment, and learning to relax into the moment. I have completed the 8-week Penn Program for Mindfulness-Based Stress Management and

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