The Benefits of Mindfulness

The Benefits of Mindfulness

By Kelly Edwards, LMFT-Associate, LPC Intern What is Mindfulness? There are many different types of meditation, including visualization, contemplation, and mindfulness. Mindfulness is a form of meditation where you bring your full mind, or attention, to an object. Bringing attention to the breath, is one of the most well known mindful practices. According to Jon […]

The Importance of Touch in Relationships

The Importance of Touch in Relationships

By Kelly Edwards, LMFT Associate As a couples therapist, a lot of the work I do has to do with building or rebuilding meaningful connections between people. Frequently, one of the signs of disconnection in relationships is the lack of touch. Touch often plays a crucial role in maintaining connection within interpersonal relationships. Touch is […]

COVID-19 Preparations at Just Mind

COVID-19 Preparations at Just Mind

8/17/20 update: Dear clients and prospective clients, we are working to find ways to support you while we go through this challenging time and to keep everyone’s safety a top priority. At this moment we are only offering online counseling to give online and phone support. These sessions can be done on pretty much any […]

How We Can Show Up While Staying In

How We Can Show Up While Staying In

The COVID-19 Crisis poses a massive disruption, unsettling and frightening.  It is both an economic and public health crisis, two critical situations, intertwined.  The necessity to stay in creates both an opportunity—to rediscover home and groundedness—as well as a danger—of withdrawing into unhealthy, disorganized states.  Finding our capacity to show up, for others and ourselves […]

Where Did Your Motivation Go?

Where Did Your Motivation Go?

Feeling stuck at home may lead you to think that you have a unique opportunity to get things done. So, the home improvement lists come out, you consider learning a new language, and friends circulate free masterclasses. On the other hand, you may be a working parent with exponentially increased demands on your time. You […]

8 Tips for Online Therapy

8 Tips for Online Therapy

If you have questions about best practices for online therapy as a clinician, a client/patient, or even as a person who is now forced to have teleconference sessions from home, this guide should be helpful to you. Video conferencing software Since HIPAA has gone out the window, my advice on this is to find a […]