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June 27, 2016 Quote of the Day

6-27-16 Quote of the Day: What is Your Heart Saying?

“The most confused we ever get is when we try to convince our heads of something our hearts know is a lie”  – Karen Moning

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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 20, 2016 Quote of the Day

6-20-16 Quote of the Day: We are all random here

“At age 20, we worry about what others think of us. At 40, we don’t care what they think of us. At 60, we discover they haven’t been thinking of us at all.” -Ann Landers

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Clients Speak Dog

Recent studies have shown that when working with non-communicative or withdrawn clients, using a dog can be extremely effective to their overall treatment and success.* By, Bunny Summer Young, M.A., QMHP Students in school settings have been known to come to the counselors office to pet or visit with the dog but end up staying […]

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.  

March 27, 2016 Art Intervention Friday

5/27 Art Intervention

How does one become a butterfly? You have to want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.  This artwork adorns one of the rooms in our office space. It’s a reminder that we can always change if we have the will to do so. What art inspires you […]