Ring in the New Year with a new routine

  Now that 2014 is officially over and the new year has begun,  everyone (well maybe not every one) is beginning to start the road towards accomplishing their new year’s resolutions. But should our new years resolutions be about making these drastic changes that we feel will make our lives better or should we tweak things that […]

How Do You Express Gratitude?

“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” – Marcel Proust Being that it is the week of Thanksgiving, I thought it would be interesting, and fun, to focus this week’s blog on something a little different. Now, we all know about gratitude […]

Reaching the light at the end of the tunnel

Lately I’ve been seeing a light at the end of the tunnel in a bunch of ways – I’m getting close to the end of my school semester, I’m getting closer to the end of my degree, and I have a little vacation coming up. I’m getting that “I can do this!” feeling, that “Push […]

When finding help is difficult: mental health resources and the importance of kindness

Every so often I answer the phone here at Life Skills Resource Group Orlando to encounter someone who has been looking for help for awhile and just can’t seem to find the right resource. I can hear the confusion and desperation in their voices: their tone says “Please, won’t someone care enough to help me figure this out?” or “Please, […]

Enter the cave: get uncomfortable to get what you want

Every once in awhile it seems there’s something (a quote, a photo, an article, something a friend says…) that strikes you just right and sticks with you. Today I’d like to write about one of those things. Every week I hang a quote of the week in our waiting area. A few months ago I found […]

What is EMDR?

EMDR is an effective therapy that can be applied when working with several types of issues, such as anxiety, trauma and particularly PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder).  EMDR stands for “Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing”, and that’s what it does.  Through EMDR, I help my clients become less affected (desensitized) by dysfunctional thinking and traumatic memories, and assist them in reprocessing their feelings, beliefs […]

EMDR Explained!

I don’t know about you, but I didn’t know much about EMDR, a therapeutic technique used by our counselor Risa Bos. Risa very kindly sat down to help me understand, and I thought our conversation might help others understand too. Would you like to know more about EMDR and how it could help you or someone you […]

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