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Health and Well-Being


For an abundant life, our emotional, psychological, and social well-being are just as important as our physical health.  In therapy you will hear me harp on the importance of eating well, exercising regularly, and getting enough sleep.

But it is PSYCHO-therapy.  We will dive in deeper to those underlying emotions that infiltrate our day-to-day decisions, choices, and actions.

When we feel physically and emotionally well, we’re better equipped to handle life’s challenges. We’re more resilient, have more positive relationships, and are more productive in our work and personal lives. But, when we’re struggling with our emotions and psychology, it affects all areas of our life – our work, relationships, and overall quality of life.

Below are some of the areas we may cover in your therapy process.

Stress Management

Stress management is a big focus of therapy. We all experience stress in our lives, but sometimes it can feel like it’s taking over. In therapy, we’ll work together to identify the sources of your stress and develop strategies for managing it in a healthy way.
My approach to stress management is centered around your unique needs and experiences. We’ll strive to develop coping strategies that work for you. Some common stress management techniques we may explore include mindfulness, deep breathing, and progressive muscle relaxation. We may also examine your habits around sleep, nutrition, and exercise.


Mindfulness is centered around the development of a greater sense of awareness and acceptance of your thoughts and emotions. We’ll work together to increase self-awareness, decrease stress and anxiety, and improve overall well-being.
During therapy, we may practice mindfulness exercises such as deep breathing, body scans, or mindful meditation. I’ll guide you through the exercises and help you develop a deeper understanding of how mindfulness can influence your daily life. We may also explore how mindfulness can be used to manage stress and anxiety, improve relationships, and enhance overall well-being.

Coping with Change and Transitions

Coping with change and transitions is a common theme that comes up in therapy. Any change can be challenging and it can be difficult to navigate the unknown. The therapy process involves working collaboratively to explore how changes and transitions have impacted your life.
Change, whether good or bad, can be stressful. It disrupts our sense of safety and routine. It is important to recognize that even positive changes can cause unease and frustration. Stress caused by change is worth exploring.

Grief and Loss

Coping with grief and loss is a difficult and ongoing process that can be made easier with the help of therapy. I strive to provide a safe and supportive space for you to explore your feelings of loss and work through the grieving process.
Together, we will work to identify the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors behind the grief. This may include:
    • exploring the stages of grief
    • discussing the importance of self-care and self-compassion
    • developing healthy ways to cope with difficult emotions.
It’s important to remember that grief is a unique experience for each individual, and there is no “right” way to grieve. In therapy, my goal is to help you understand it’s okay to feel all the emotions that arise.

Self-Esteem and Self-Compassion

Enhancing self-esteem and self-compassion is centered around you developing a deeper understanding of your own thoughts and feelings. Together, we will work to identify any negative thought patterns or beliefs holding you back and strive to reframe these thoughts.
One of the most powerful tools for enhancing self-esteem and self-compassion is mindfulness. By learning to be more present in the moment and to observe your thoughts without judgment, you can develop a greater sense of self-awareness and self-acceptance.
My goal is to help you develop a more compassionate and loving relationship with yourself. We will examine your unique strengths and qualities to develop strategies for building a more positive self-image.

Setting Boundaries

In therapy, one area of focus will be on setting healthy boundaries. This can include boundaries in relationships, work, and personal life. We will work to identify areas where boundaries may be needed and develop strategies for setting and maintaining them.
One way we may approach this is through exploring your values and priorities. By identifying what’s most important to you, we can create a framework for making decisions and setting boundaries that align with your values.
It’s important to note that setting boundaries does not mean shutting people out or being unkind. Rather, it’s about creating space for your own needs and well-being. We will explore to find the balance between meeting your own needs and maintaining healthy relationships with those around you.


Sleep is a crucial aspect of our well-being, and it can have a significant impact on our mental and physical health. We can work to develop strategies for improving your sleep habits and address any underlying issues that may be impacting your sleep.
One approach to improving sleep is through developing good sleep hygiene habits. This can include setting a regular sleep schedule, creating a relaxing sleep environment, and avoiding screens and other stimulating activities before bed. We may also explore relaxation techniques such as deep breathing exercises or progressive muscle relaxation to help you fall asleep more easily.

Exercise and Physical Health

I take a holistic approach to health and well-being, which often includes a focus on physical health. Exercise has been shown to have many benefits for mental health, including reducing symptoms of anxiety and depression, improving cognitive function, and enhancing overall well-being.
In addition to exercise, we will discuss the importance of nutrition and hydration. We will explore healthy eating habits and work to develop a plan for incorporating healthy foods and drinks into your diet.
Ultimately, my goal is to help you develop a sustainable and enjoyable approach to exercise and physical health.

Give me a call … or an email, or a text

I am here to offer you support. Reach out to ask any questions you may have or we can set up a time for your first appointment. You don’t have to do this alone.





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