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 […]
This fall we will be hosting our “Kick Off the Fall Stress Free” Open House on October 20th from 6-7:30pm. This event will feature several ways you can overcome stress in your daily life. These breakout sessions will include yoga, animal assisted therapy and art intervention. Here’s a little bit more information about what each […]
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 […]
Using art as a creative process is therapeutic. The brain is relaxed and as a result, anxiety is reduced. You have a sense of calm that envelopes your body and you will get lost in the process. One of the therapeutic processes I use is the tissue paper collage. You rip up tissue paper (as […]
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.
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 […]
In my practice, I utilize art interventions fairly regularly. Each Friday, I will either post a recent art intervention or share a few of my favorite interventions from other practitioners. The Glitter Jar is a favorite activity in my practice. Clients of all ages love this intervention. Let’s face it, who doesn’t want to […]