How to Deal with the Unknowns of Foster Care

  Lately, I’ve been feeling a tug on my heart to speak to an audience very near and dear to me – foster mamas.  Partially because I am one, but also because, as a therapist who deals primarily with anxiety, I want to use what I know to help other foster parents deal with the […]

Foster Care


What to Tell Your Kids Before Your First Foster Child Arrives

the kids

Does the Bible Talk About Fostering?


Why Your Marriage Matters In Fostering

the parents

How Can I Foster "Well?"

tips + tricks

self care gift guide

  I have to be honest…in my humble opinion, self care gifts are the best gifts of all.  There, I said it.  And since every major retailer and website, blogger, etc. known to man is sharing their gift guides with you this week (if they haven’t already!), I will too. Truth be told, it’s a […]

Self Care Gifts For Your Fave Ladies


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before you start anxiety medication

  So many of my clients (and friends!) remain undecided about whether or not they should take anxiety medication, and I totally get it.  It’s a big decision.  I remember feeling a little unsure about starting medication for my PMDD way back when. It’s totally normal to hesitate when you’re thinking about putting psychotropic drugs […]

What To Know Before You Start Anxiety Medication


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how to grow a private practice

  Can I be super duper honest with you today? This is a little awkward to talk about…but here goes nothing… Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of questions from therapists and coaches about how to start a private practice, or how to grow one once you have one.  Many others have been asking “how […]

How to grow a private practice

Therapist Resources

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how to find time for self care

  By far one of the questions I get most as a therapist is: how do I find time for self-care?  Trust me, I’ve been there – way back before I started this here blog, I was in the same boat…scrambling to find time for me in a day, just so I wouldn’t be constantly […]

How To Find Time For Self Care


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ways to activate your parasympathetic nervous system

  While I typically steer away from talking about the science-y aspect of self-care and stress relief, I have recently found myself talking about ways to activate the parasympathetic nervous system with people in both my personal and professional life.  I’m teaching clients and friends (and myself!) that it’s important to not only prioritize self-care, […]

20 Ways to Activate your Parasympathetic Nervous System

Mental Health

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restorative yoga

What is restorative yoga? Restorative yoga is a type of yoga I’m just learning about, even though it’s nothing new to most seasoned yogis, of which, I would definitely NOT consider myself one. However, I do love yoga.  And whenever I practice it, I’m always so glad I did! The goal of restorative yoga is […]

What is Restorative Yoga?


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how to deal with pandemic anxiety

The question I’ve been getting more and more the past few days as I’ve been going live on Instagram and Facebook is: “How do I deal with pandemic anxiety?” Sure, there are lots of other, more specific questions wrapped up in that one, such as: “What if schools don’t open up in the fall?” “What […]

How to Deal with Pandemic Anxiety


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Mind mapping for stress relief

  As I shared just the other night in my free class, “How to Stop Yelling at the People You Love,” (p.s. you can catch the entire replay HERE), mind-mapping is one of the go-to tools I suggest to clients to deal with stress and anxiety. Why? Because mind-mapping is essentially a mini-therapy session – […]

Mind Mapping for Stress and Anxiety Relief


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how to stop yelling

  Friends, how are you?  It’s been a while since I’ve written a post and let me tell you – as a now mama of FOUR busy babes, I have had my hands (and my heart) FULL! But I HAD to write you today to let you know that I’m teaching a FREE class tomorrow […]

How to Stop Yelling at the People You Love


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