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January 12, 2021

Suffering in Silence: A Call to Action for All Moms and The People That Love Them

by Erin Newton, LCPC When I had my daughter five weeks early in 2008, I was surrounded by people who tried to make me feel better about my experience in the only way they knew how.  Actual things people said to me: “You’re so lucky she’s small! My baby was so big!” “It’s great you […]

January 8, 2021

Moving Into the New Year: Common New Years Goals

by Jess Smith, LCPC Moving Into the New Year: Common New Year Goals Well, we made it. 2021 is finally here. Goodbye and good riddance to 2020. So, now what? New Year, New Me Now that 2021 is here, let’s talk about some new goal/resolution ideas! You may have listened to our IG Live about […]

January 5, 2021

the Top Five Signs Your Birth Experience Might Have Been Traumatic In The Time Of Covid

by Erin Newton, LCPC Hi there, mamas! How are you holding up? It’s been a really crazy year for everyone, but especially if you’ve given birth during almost any of 2020. If you have, you’re certainly not alone: an estimated 116 million women have given birth during this weird pandemic time. We know from previous […]

December 31, 2020

2020: The Year of Grief, Loss, and Disappointment

by Jess Smith, LCPC 2020. Yuck. I think it’s safe to say we’re all ready for 2020 to be over, and it can be incredibly helpful to create some new goals for the new year as they can provide hope and excitement for things to come. Over the next few weeks, we’ll aim to wrap […]

December 28, 2020

The Secret Struggle of Addiction in the Family: How to Start the Conversation

by Mike Gillis, LCSW-C Thanks for coming back! If you have missed any of the previous three blogs, do yourself a favor and go back and start from the beginning. For this fourth, and final blog of this series, we are going to wrap things up with talking about how to start the conversation about […]

December 22, 2020

The Secret Struggle of Addiction in the Family: Signs of Use

by Mike Gillis, LCSW-C When planning this blog series I was going to talk about the possible signs that a loved one may be using substances or having a difficult time controlling their use. If I’m being honest, that topic seemed to miss the mark for me.  There are a ton of reasons that drug […]

December 14, 2020

The Secret Struggle of Addiction in the Family: Risk and Protective Factors

by Mike Gillis, LCSW-C Welcome back! This week we are going to be discussing some of the factors that have been shown to put adolescents and young adults at risk for drug and alcohol abuse as well as things that you, the family, can do to protect against those risks. If you missed my last […]

December 7, 2020

The Secret Struggle of Addiction in the Family

by Mike Gillis, LCSW-C One of the things I noticed in my years in the field of addiction was the need for families to have support when loved ones are struggling with drug or alcohol abuse and addiction. Sure, most addiction treatment programs have a family component, but what about the months or years leading […]

November 30, 2020

Somatic Work: How We Break Through the Resistance to Change

by Amanda & Dylan, Relationship Coaches, Enneagram Teachers If you’re doing inner work, then you already know of the little friend that we ALL have called ‘resistance’. Resistance arises in each of us when we feel triggered, when we are loosening our Type Structure (to learn more about Type Structure, check out Part I of […]

November 23, 2020

3-Step Conflict Repair Process

by Amanda & Dylan, Relationship Coaches, Enneagram Teachers Conflict is one of the top reasons that couples walk through our virtual door. It makes sense, conflict is inevitable in relationship. AND conflict can be used as a catalyst for deeper connection. It’s Not About THAT Have you noticed that the fights in your relationship are […]