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5-8-17 Quote of the day: Hero

And if I could tell you one thing, it would be: You are never as broken as you think you are. Sure, you have a couple of scars and a couple of bad memories, but then again, all great heroes do. -ltn

Meet Our New Therapist!

Meet Our Newest Therapist in Training

By, Bunny Young, MA, QMHP If you have visited the office in the past 3 weeks you may have noticed some bright and brand new changes. We have added some incredible interior design strategies to make our reception area even more inviting and we invested in some more Himalayan salt lamps for the energy 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 […]

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 […]

Life is Better With Grey Goose_AdinaSilvestri.com

Life is Better With Grey Goose

As a Freshman in college, the responsibility and burden of taking eight to eleven daily medications for my condition was, quite frankly, too much. Remembering when to take the medication, how much to take and what to do when I forgot a dose, was worse than any final I had to take in school. One […]

Dog Days of Summer at Life Cycles Counseling

Meet the Dogs of Dog Days of Summer

Next week we will be hosting our Dog Days of Summer event for all of our current clients here at Life Cycles Counseling. Join new resident, Bunny and I on the 22nd at 3pm for a dazzling display of what some of the best RVA therapy dogs can offer.  Our hope for this event is […]

You’re Invited to Life Cycles Counseling’s Open House

You’re Invited! Join us Thursday evening, August 11th from 6-7:30pm for an Open House reception at our offices in the West End of Richmond.  Learn more about our counseling services. Meet our new intern, Bunny Young, and her canine therapy companion. See our relaxing and welcoming space and even make an appointment. Bring a friend […]

Dog Days of Summer at Life Cycles Counseling

Dog Days of Summer

Join us for our Dog Days of Summer client event here at our office in the West End. Our new intern, Bunny Young, and her canine therapist, Goose, are ready to meet our clients and help explain the benefits of canine therapy. Please RSVP today if you’d like to come out and join in the […]

How to Calm Your Anger With Canine Therapy

By: Bunny Summer Young, MA, QMHP Bringing dogs into a group therapy session or individual session with clients who struggle with anger issues is a powerful tool, especially when the dog has experienced a history of trauma or abuse. Clients hear the dog’s story and may easily relate to the dog. The need to bond […]