Challenging Irrational Thoughts

I’m sure everyone at one point or another has had an irrational thought. These are called cognitive distortions. These thoughts may not always be false, but typically they are coming from a place that is not grounded in reality. It’s natural for us to make assumptions and try to organize the world around us so […]

Benefits to Mindfulness

Mindfulness is the practice of being aware and present in the moment without judgement. I like to think of it as choosing to focus. It is often used in therapy for the many benefits it gives. Something I always mention to clients who are first learning about mindfulness, is even with 5 minutes each day […]

Teens and Anxiety

There is no doubt COVID-19 has had an impact on everyone. Whether it be the loss of a loved one, a change in career or lifestyle or spending more time at home, for many anxiety is at an all time high. Adolescents is an age group where we have seen a significant increase in mental […]