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July 11, 2016 Quote of the Day

7/11/16 Quote of the Day: Who do you admire?

“When I was young, I used to admire intelligent people; as I grow older, I admire kind people.”

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 […]


5 Reasons why your Anger is Worth Listening to!

Does your Anger get a bad rap? Are all emotions beneficial? Of all the emotions, anger seems to receive the worst rap, possibly because it is the most passionate of all the emotions. To that end, it is also the most dangerous as its purpose (and our ancestors can attest to this) was to destroy […]

June 13, 2016 Quote of the Day

6-13 Quote of the Day: Write Your Own Story

“If you ever find yourself in the wrong story, leave.”

My Co-Therapist is a DOG

My Co-Therapist is a Dog

This blog was written by our resident, Bunny Sumner Young, M.A., QMHP. Contact us today about meeting with her and her therapy dog.  Fine noted that the mere presence of an animal has been found to lower anxiety and increase participation in therapy (2000). Whether in traditional clinical therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, or speech therapy, […]

June 6, 2016 Quote of the Day

6/6/16: Quote of the Day – I Dare You

“Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they have been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is […]

6/3 Art Intervention: Play Therapy

For children, play therapy can be extremely effective. This is one of the many therapeutic games in our office. Through play, children learn about themselves and their surroundings, they discover their capabilities and limitations. Therapeutic play is highly effective.  

May 30, 2016 Quote of the Day - Memorial Day

Quote of the Day: 5-30-16

For all those who grieve this Memorial Day: Sometimes memories sneak out of my eyes and roll down my cheeks.