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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 […]

7-1 art post: tissue paper and therapy

7-1 Art Post: Tissue Paper and Therapy

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 […]

Glitter jars - art intervention with life cycles counseling

5/13 Friday’s Art Post

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 […]

Over 100 Showed Up for Speak UP

Several weeks have passed since my first Speak UP session on the VCU campus, but I am still reminded of how much impact a collective group of people can have on each other. The mantra that comes to mind is, “you mean something to someone.” What that means to me is that individuals need to […]

5 Ways to Stay Sober When Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s day is a wonderful way to spring out of your winter hibernation, celebrate your Irish heritage and let your hair down. It is also a time when people feel the need to drink.  If you prefer to stay sober and pass on the green beer, you will find plenty of options to help […]