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The Season of Lent: Six Weeks for Improving Yourself

Image: Stephen Smith / OpenBible.info   The Season of Lent: Six Weeks for Improving Yourself   This may have happened to you. You are out with your friends, and suddenly one of them trades in their favorite beverage for a lemonade. And then it occurs to you: Lent!   Giving up something for Lent is […]

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One College Student Opens Up About Her Eating Disorder

One College Student Opens Up About Her Eating Disorder Life Cycles Counseling (LCC) wants you to know that you are not alone when struggling with an Eating Disorder! We want to reduce the shame associated with Eating disorders and increase awareness so that no one has to struggle alone. Eating Disorders are prevalent on college […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]