We're introducing some of the main therapy approaches that our therapists are trained in. This entry we're focusing on Strengths-Based Therapy. Join us to consider the question: What would it be like if the voice in your head was kind to you? Included in this blog post: Bonus Activity to practice a strengths-based intervention at home!
Come learn and practice Mindful Breathing! This skill helps you feel calm and centered in transitions by staying focused in the present moment (reducing worry about the future or dwelling on the past).
Keep reading for 5 phone apps to develop mindfulness, build emotional awareness, and promote mental health!
In some seasons of life, smiling comes as easy as breathing – we smile at passersby on the street, we smile when our pets do something precious, we smile when we smell a flower, we smile when our team wins a game. In other seasons, we may feel less joyous. It may take effort to smile, even at things you truly appreciate. It may even feel like there isn’t much (if anything at all) to smile about. These ebbs and flows are a natural part of life. Keep reading to learn about a skill that can help you return to those moments of joy and positivity so that peace and gratitude can flourish in your life.
An intentional approach to summertime can help you meet your self-care needs and also nurture relationships throughout the season. Check out our blog for some fun resources and activities happening in the Portland and Gresham areas this summer!