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Tell Me I’m Fat: Coming Out About Your Fatness

Is Fat a permanent state of being, much like sexuality? When did you come out as fat? Sounds strange, right? But unlike people who come out in the LGBT-Q community, it is no secret that you are fat. When should you come out and tell everyone that you are fat, that you accept this state […]

August 22, 2016 Quote of the Day

8-22-16 Quote of the Day: The Older I Get

The older I get, the more I understand that it’s OK to live a life that others don’t understand.

Kick Off the Fall Stress Free

This fall we will be hosting a stress-busting evening of fun at the Life Cycles Counseling office in the West End of Richmond. Come out on Thursday, October 20th from 6-7:30 to learn practical stress relief techniques that you can incorporate into your daily life or into your counseling sessions. This event is FREE and […]

To the Woman Who Yelled at Me and My Service Dog on the Airport Shuttle

To the Woman Who Yelled at Me and My Service Dog on the Airport Shuttle

By: Bunny Young, MA, QMHP Cultural sensitivity and appreciation for diversity hit me on a very personal level recently and I must share! Goose (my service dog and therapy dog for our office) and I had to get on a shuttle earlier this week outside of the Atlanta airport. As we sat there, two women […]

August 15, 2016 Quote of the Day

8-15 Quote of the Day: What do you tell yourself?

We believe what we tell ourselves. Tell yourself: Everything will work out. Things will get better. You are important. You are worthy of great things. You are loveable. The time is now.  This too, shall pass.  You can be who you really are.The best is yet to come. You are strong. You can do this.

August 8, 2016 Quote of the Day

8-8 Quote of the Day: How do you make people feel?

I’ve learned, people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” -Maya Angelou

Canine Therapists: the 4-legged witness

4-Legged Witness

By: Bunny Young, LCC Resident Animals can be extremely calming for a person who has experienced trauma or has remembered a horrible experience that happened to them. Detectives and police officers often find it difficult to get witnesses to relive the details of their trauma, which can sometimes make prosecution impossible. When I was working […]

Life Cycles Counseling Open House, Richmond, VA

Open House at Life Cycles Counseling

Join us on Thursday, August 11th from 6:00pm – 7:30pm at our office in the West End of Richmond, Virginia. Anyone who is interested in the services LCC offers is welcome to attend. Come meet our new resident and her therapy dog, Goose, see our warm and welcoming office space, check out our art therapy […]

August 1, 2016 Quote of the Day

8-1 Quote of the Day: Preparation

Every single thing that has ever happened in your life is preparing you for a moment that is yet to come.  – Author Unknown

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