It seems weird to talk about how you talk to yourself- but this is actually one of the most important things you can address to improve your mood, body image, and overall relationship with yourself. Your self-talk is ever-present, shaping ALL of your experiences and driving your feelings about everything that happens to you. IfContinue reading “Shifting your self-talk”
Author Archives: Mary Feamster, LPC
Intuitive Movement and Building a Better Relationship with Your Body.
Today let’s talk about YOUR relationship with YOUR body. Do you have a long history of hating, punishing, or avoiding it? Do you think of your body as an enemy, or as a friend? Often I hear from folks something like “ I want to exercise more and feel better in my body, but IContinue reading “Intuitive Movement and Building a Better Relationship with Your Body.”
Perfection doesn’t exist.
The idea that if I work hard and get everything just right, then there will be no conflict, no error, no problems, comes up again and again with my clients. I’ll be honest, this comes up for me all the time in my personal life. It used to be a thought that I believed andContinue reading “Perfection doesn’t exist.”
How to find a therapist
As a therapist in private practice, I hope that you find what you’re looking for on my site and decide to reach out. However, my reach is limited and I know I’m not going to be the right fit for everyone. Part of my work as a mental health advocate is to help people findContinue reading “How to find a therapist”
What do I do if my teen seems depressed?
If you’ve noticed changes in your teen, such as irritability, withdrawal, sleep disturbance, or a change in appetite, you’re bound to be worried.It can be really difficult to broach topic of mental health with your teen- they may feel judged, or that there’s no way you as their parent can understand what they’re going through.HereContinue reading “What do I do if my teen seems depressed?”