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4-10-17 Quote of the day: Be Proud.

You’re so hard on yourself. Take a moment. Sit back. Marvel at your life: at the grief that softened you, at the heartache that wisened you, at the suffering that strengthened you. Despite everything, you still grow. Be proud of this.

It’s Almost Here! Fall Stress-Busting Party

Join us on Thursday, October 20th from 6:00pm-7:30pm at our office in the West End of Richmond, Virginia for our Fall Stress-Busting Party! With the holidays right around the corner, and school in full swing, it is no secret that our stress levels will increase twofold. Try one of our three stress-busting sessions at our […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dog Days of Summer – the Highlights

What does a praying dog, a wonder dog, and a lap dog have in common? They were all the stars of last week’s event, Dog Days of Summer! As handler Jo of Caring Canines points out in the video below, everyone had a smile on their face, they were more relaxed, and engaged while watching […]

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 […]