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New Mom, New Struggle: Part II

Good news, you’re not alone. This is the second installment of our “New Mom” series: New Mom, New Struggle.” If you haven’t read the first part of the series, you can access that by clicking here. In the first part of our series, we opened the floodgates on this whole new world called “motherhood.” We…

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New Mom, New Struggle: Part I

So, you’re a mom now Becoming a new mom is a courageous and vulnerable act. Whether you’re a new mom for the first time, or you’re adding to your family, you have some unique and often unacknowledged challenges and successes ahead of you. If you didn’t grow up with supportive parents or maybe you don’t…

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The Relief of a Diagnosis

Starting the Counseling Process So often people enter counseling with some fear and trepidation around what exactly the clinician might say.  Am I ‘normal’?  Am I the only person experiencing challenges to my way of being in the world?  These are universal questions those of us who struggle with such challenges ask ourselves.  Often the…

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What To Expect When You Are Recovering

What To Expect When You Are Recovering….. My friend, colleague and business partner extraordinaire had this great idea for us to write blogs together.  We are both passionate not only about eating disorder treatment, but also the treatment team collaboration that is so important.  We hope you enjoy various topics from the perspective the dietitian…

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What’s in Your Mindfulness Toolbox

What’s in Your Mindfulness Toolbox?  The Nuts and Bolts of Stress Relieving Activities Mindfulness has become the new buzzword in our culture.  Time Magazine recently dedicated an entire issue to elucidating its readers on what exactly mindfulness is.  Jon Kabat Zinn has even developed a program, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, around it.  This all begs…

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What to Expect When You’re in Counseling

As the office manager at Harmony Therapy Group, one of the privileges I have is making that first point of contact with new clients.  Often a prospective client unfamiliar with what the therapeutic process entails will call me with several questions about what counseling looks like, how the therapeutic alliance is established, and what they…

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Don’t Believe Everything You Think

Photo by Leon Biss on Unsplash I wish I knew who said this as just these five words contain so much wisdom!  We cannot control everything that comes in and our of our minds, as much as we may attempt to.  What we can do, though, is strive to build curiosity about our experiences and…

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