Winter Blues

By Tonya Thomas How do you get your body moving when everything around you may be prompting you to slowdown?Is it a struggle to get out of bed in the morning and make it to the gym?These cold days can play a role in your productivity. The less you can get out to do. The lessyou want to do. What …

Valentine’s Day

We all have seen the stores littered with pinks and reds, chocolates, gifts, flowers, as well as cards, so it must be true… Valentine’s Day is approaching. This day can be many things: positive, negative, neutral, and anyway in-between. We could be in a romantic relationship that is thriving. This day could also be the day that we get to …

Why We Fight

Knowing that 2020 has been a rough year, what can we do? How can you modify your ideas of self-care in order to reflect what is happening in the present? Find ways to continue to adapt and enjoy life.

Agents for Change

We feel the need to make a public statement about the issues that we face as a community from a trauma-informed, mental health prospective. Over the past few weeks, we have had conversations from leaders in the mental health community and feel the need to echo some of their words and profess them as values and goals that are working …

What I learned from a loaf of bread…

What I learned from a loaf of bread… We have all been on quite a roller coaster. Throughout this whole process, I have discovered a very important human need to help me keep my wits about me. And… believe it or not; I discovered it by making a loaf of bread. Recently, I was desperate to find something to do …

Happy Black History month!

Throughout my life, it has been interesting to explore my growth as a person. I recently saw a picture of some Tulane medical students taken in front of a former slave plantation with the quote “We are our ancestors wildest dreams.” Something about it spoke to me in a very visceral way. What did my ancestors hope for? What were …

It’s OK

Hello everyone… There is so much to say. As I reflect on hearing people discuss their hardships and successes with 2019, I am also aware that there has been a lot of reflection on the past ten years. There have been ups and downs, which as we know are part of life. I also realize that a lot has happened …

Guidelines to Making it Work

We recommend that you reach out to a therapist, either individually, or as a couple, when going through hard times. They can help you find alternative ways of thinking, see other points of view, and be a more effective communicator. The following information is a great guideline to assist in most situations. Please do not hesitate to reach out if …

Coming Back

It has been a long time, almost a year, since I posted anything. So much has changed since then. So much. I closed my practice in Cambridge, MA. My husband and I packed up our apartment, two kids, and two cats. We moved 1,500 miles. I reopened my practice in Pensacola, FL and that’s only half of it. I still …