How to bring it home. Mindfulness is easy on vacation.  Nothing to do but wander from moment to moment, soaking in and savoring the sights, smells, sounds and tastes of the world around you.   You’ve probably heard the quote, ‘Build a life you don’t need a vacation from.’  To be honest I get the point […]

Life Satisfaction, Mindfulness

March 25, 2022

Mindfulness Is Easy On Vacation

I’m Going Rogue!  I’m coming out of the coaching closet, moving away from positioning myself primarily as a mental health therapist, and today I’m sharing my reasons why.   I hear you asking, ‘But Katy, Didn’t you go to school for 6 years, spend even more years gaining clinical hours, taking licensure exams, and many many […]

Life Satisfaction, Self-Trust

January 18, 2022

Why I’m Transitioning To Coaching Instead of Therapy

Talking Isn’t Enough – Explaining Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Have you ever gone to therapy and felt like it …. didn’t do much?  I mean, it’s nice to be ‘heard’ and receive validation on your experiences and perspectives, but then what?  I’ve had so many clients come to me feeling a little jaded with therapy, telling […]

Coping With Pain, Life Satisfaction, Reaching Goals

September 10, 2021

DBT – How To Be A Human

If you’ve been in my circle at The Mindful Therapist for a while, you know that 2020 hit me hard – as it did so many people.  By December, I was at a cracking point and so ready to shift out of significant anxiety and depression that were related to a number of compounding stressors. […]

Life Satisfaction

June 15, 2021

Joy As An Act Of Rebellion