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Lessons from Sesame Street – Part 1

We found a great article from nextavenue.org and we’d like to share our take on it with you. This is Part 1 of a 5-part blog series. You’d be hard pressed to find someone who isn’t familiar with Sesame Street. The beloved children’s television show made its television debut on November 10, 1969, and has… Read More

Mindfulness: How to Practice It (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of 2. To read Part 1, go here. In our previous post, we defined mindfulness and discussed the science behind it. Mindfulness actually changes the brain and yields a number of results, including reduced stress, better body image, and reduced depression and anxiety, among other things. One of the reasons mindfulness… Read More

What is ‘Wise Mind’?

by Bianca VonBank, LMFT Have you ever had a moment where you felt a sense of calm and knew what you needed to do or what was going to be best and you were able to act from that place? Kind of like what Oprah calls an “Ah-ha moment”? Or, have you ever been in… Read More

Mindfulness: What’s All the Hype About? (Part 1)

Most likely you’ve heard the term ‘mindfulness’, as the concept has recently made its way into the pop psych spotlight. And for good reason, too. Many therapists, hospitals, and wellness centers are incorporating mindfulness techniques into their programs. Even high schools across the country are integrating mindfulness training into their health and PE curriculum. It’s… Read More

3 Apps Worth Downloading to Practice Your DBT Skills

by Bianca VonBank, LPMFT DBT Therapist Are you engaging in Dialectical Behavior Therapy? If so, here are 3 apps worth downloading to practice your DBT skills:   DBT Diary Card and Skills Coach This is the only app on the market that is created by an intensively trained DBT psychologist, which basically means you get to… Read More