Life Cycles Counseling with Dr. Adina Silvestri

Category Archives: Blogs

Image of a portrait of Woman alone at Christmas

5 Ways to Deal with Grief During The Holidays

-Mayah Taylor, MA The holidays can be some of the most challenging times of year for anyone who has suffered a loss whether it be a loved one or cherished pet. People often seek help, in the form of therapy, right around the Thanksgiving season.  Festive decorations, music, holiday parties are all a painful reminder […]

image of white rocks stacked on eachother

What is Hypnosis? A Treatment with A Bad Rap

  Hypnosis. It has a bad rap.  Hypnosis (we will use hypnotherapy going forward) is one of the most widely misunderstood and controversial treatments out there. The myths and misconceptions widely stem from people’s ideas about stage hypnotism. I get it. I too was once in an audience where individuals were hypnotized to quack like […]

adinasilvestri.com tip of the day Lovingkindness

Tip of the Day: Lovingkindness

-Unlike pain, suffering is not inevitable. Freedom from suffering is possible, when we let go of our reactions, fear and grasping.

adinasilvestri.com tip of the day

Tip of The Day: What do you have to congratulate yourself on?

Reflect. -On the ways you’ve grown through heartache or personal struggle. Take a moment to congratulate yourself on the personal work that you’ve done.

image of teens striking a pose on the sidewalk

A Teen’s Guide to Coping with Mental Health

-Mayah Taylor, MA Being a teen can be hard. There are many arduous things going on during this cycle of life from worrying about making the grade to changes in your body to coping with the varying emotions inside you. The range of emotions teens can experience while still developing can oftentimes be overwhelming and […]

image of a side view of woman leaning against a wall

Teens and Self-Injurious Behavior: What You Need to Know

-Mayah Taylor Self injury is best defined as the act of deliberately destroying body tissue at times to change a way of feeling. Self injury can occur in the absence of any intent to die. Self injury or self injurious behaviors has increased in frequency in adolescents. Teens appear to be the hardest hit population […]


Enjoy our site? Please spread the word :)