Back when I was in counseling (which feels like yesterday, but was about four years ago), I would go to my counselor each week with something to talk about. Generally the theme revolved around the dialogue in my own head and the self-talk I had that was overwhelmingly negative. This went on for several weeks and then one day, my therapist very bluntly said to me, “Jen, do you ever volunteer?” I was so taken aback, I couldn’t understand the … →
Hi, I’m Jen. I’m a therapist with my M.A. in Mental Health Counseling newly residing in Seattle, Washington. I strongly believe in the mind-body connection as the cornerstone of my professional ideology, along with the healing possibilities of puppies, a good glass of red wine, the smell of a new book, and the importance of travel. Check out the “Mind Hacks” tab for all my posts about the mind and body.
I also occasionally write about my experiences as a counselor on the
American Counseling Association’s blog.
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