10 Proven Sleep Tips (3 min read)

Quality sleep is essential to improving and maintaining your mental health. You are less vulnerable to depression, emotion dysregulation, anxiety, and stress when you are getting good sleep. Establish a routine with as consistent as possible sleep and wake times. It can be really tempting and draining to vary your sleep cycle during the week.Continue reading “10 Proven Sleep Tips (3 min read)”

Emotion Regulation Therapy (3 min read)

5 Ways to Regulate Using DBT Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a treatment that helps people feel more regulated and specifically related to emotions. This is particularly useful for those that are more sensitive or reactive to emotions. Goals of emotion regulation in DBT Understand emotions (know what emotions you are experiencing and what emotionsContinue reading “Emotion Regulation Therapy (3 min read)”

Parent Coaching: Definition and Benefits (4 min read)

Wise Mind Counseling offers parent coaching in group and individual sessions (virtual or in-person). Parenting is a highly rewarding and difficult task. It is natural to feel pride in parenting skills, as well as disappointed or discouraged at times. Parent coaching offers supportive and non-blaming techniques in order to improve capabilities. Mindful Parenting Mindfulness hasContinue reading “Parent Coaching: Definition and Benefits (4 min read)”

3 Ways to Treat OCD (3 min read)

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder can be very debilitating for people to live through- could be hours and hours of compulsions in a day. Obsessions and compulsions are ever changing and OCD is tricky. Finding a provider that offers an evidence based treatment is necessary. Let’s review OCD – it is full of obsessions (unwanted thoughts andContinue reading “3 Ways to Treat OCD (3 min read)”

Must Have DBT Skills (1 min read)

There are four modules in adult DBT skills training: Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, and Interpersonal Effectiveness. Each module has a set of skills that are learned over the course of 6-8 weeks. View highlights from these DBT skills modules: Simple and Colorful Productivity Infographic by Kim Marohl

The Journey Begins! (2 min read)

Thank you for visiting my site!   I will begin by telling you about Wise Mind Counseling and myself! I began my counseling career in a day treatment program and treated many adolescent clients with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).  I started my training in  Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) – the most widely researched treatment for BPD. Continue reading “The Journey Begins! (2 min read)”