Why Your Eating Struggles May Be A Blessing in Disguise

**Let me preface this by saying I want to honor the pain and struggle many of you are currently facing due to your eating struggles. If you are currently experiencing a lot of pain and suffering from them, please reach out to an experienced therapist or counselor for help — this article’s timing is not […]

Mindfulness and meditation for those who hate mindfulness.

If you would’ve asked me five years ago what I thought about mindfulness… I would have likely contorted my nose and said, “Not for me!” The whole idea of keeping my body still to help my body feel better was foreign and unwelcome. As a long distance runner, I only knew healing as a long […]

Jenny Presents at Opti-Life on Grief, Loss, and therapy

“Our capacity to grieve is our capacity to love. We must feel like we can move through grief (and feel our grief) to better be able to enjoy the gifts of loving others”. Grateful to present on grief and loss and the elements of grief and loss therapy this Saturday at Opti-Life! Always a good […]

Welcome our new bi-lingual therapist: Ignacio Ayala, Licensed Social Worker

“I am a licensed social worker with over 8 years of experience helping individuals and families with behavioral health issues. I am bilingual in English and Spanish. With my background as a veteran, a Firefighter/EMT with 27+ years of experience responding to crisis and emergencies, I bring a unique view and understanding of veterans, first […]