What is Self-Compassion?

Author: Diana Diaconu, LMSW July 24, 2021 Self-Compassion as a practice has been around for over 2,000 years with roots in Buddhist philosophy. One of the core beliefs of this Eastern tradition is that we must learn to love ourselves before we can truly extend love to others. This core concept was later incorporated into [...]

9 Signs You Need A Life Coach

Author: Ericka Eller I remember watching Gilmore Girls and Paris (Rory’s perfectionist friend...I shouldn’t need to explain, doesn’t everyone know all about Gilmore Girls?!) hired herself a life coach to follow her around to manage her reactivity and help her to not be so high-strung. He frequently reminded her to take deep breaths before she [...]

The Truth About Black Mental Health

I had plans to write a very nice blog post the stigma of mental health and black families. You know, a few stats, history and my opinion. However, I would only play a role of minimizing an issue that has damaged families and lives for years. I ask as you read you open your mind [...]

Why Your Nervous System Needs Therapy, Part 3

Mar 5 | 10 min read Author: Erica Walecka When you think about counseling, I bet you don’t immediately think about your nervous system.  It’s probably pretty low on your priority list of things to discuss with your provider, and yet, it’s such a central part of our functioning that it deserves some attention and [...]

Why Your Nervous System Needs Therapy, Part 2

Mar 3 | 10 min read Author: Erica Walecka When you think about counseling, I bet you don’t immediately think about your nervous system.  It’s probably pretty low on your priority list of things to discuss with your provider, and yet, it’s such a central part of our functioning that it deserves some attention and [...]

Why Your Nervous System Needs Therapy, Part 1

Feb 19 | 10 min read Author: Erica Walecka When you think about counseling, I bet you don’t immediately think about your nervous system. It’s probably pretty low on your priority list of things to discuss with your provider, and yet, it’s such a central part of our functioning that it deserves some attention and [...]