Wholeness Healing Today

Holding the Space During Change

The last 16 months have been an opportunity to navigate the practice that we, as therapists, believe in and embrace: CHANGE. I will admit that my belief in people’s ability to make changes in their lives is real. My belief that change is opportunity for us to grow and move into new ways is real.…[ Read the full article ]

Navigating Old Waters: Revisiting Trauma During the Pandemic

In therapy circles and trainings, I have often heard the work of counseling described as “peeling an onion”, and often I do believe that is how it works. A client comes in, ready to work, and the outside layer is addressed, hopefully with some awareness, growth and healing. Later, the same client may return, to…[ Read the full article ]

Supporting Employee Mental Health

According to the National Alliance of Mental Health, 1 in 5 Americans experience mental health issues. Our social, emotional and psychological wellbeing are all a part of our mental health. If our mental health is out of balance, it can affect how we think, act, and feel. With 20% of our employees coming to work…[ Read the full article ]

Creating Healthy Habits as a Foundation for Self-leadership

As human beings, we often question ourselves based on external opinions. These opinions are based on a variety of things that end with fear. This fear leads us astray and can often be dangerous to our own self-leadership and trust. We can see that our current level of self-trust matches what others think we should…[ Read the full article ]

Introduction to Staff – Christina Larsen

Hi! I am Christina Larsen, PLMHP.  I graduated from Lamar University in Beaumont, TX with a Masters in School Counseling in 2017 and finished the certification program in clinical mental health counseling from Lamar in May 2021. I also earned a Masters degree in Literacy from Concordia University in 2016 and a Bachelors degree in…[ Read the full article ]

Introduction to New Staff – Jody Detwieler

Hi! I’m Jody Detwieler, LICSW (she, her, hers). I graduated from Walla Walla University in 2004 with a Masters in Social Work and earned a Bachelors in Social Work from Union College in 2002. I have been practicing in the field of Social Work for 15 years, and in the clinical setting for seven years.…[ Read the full article ]

Nature Baths

May is here and with it comes days of sun and warmer temperatures that we craved all winter. People spend their lives increasingly indoors with Americans spending 90% of their time indoors even before we had quarantining and remote working. After the 14 months of dealing with all that came from being part of a…[ Read the full article ]

Parenting the ‘Nothing To Do’

‘ I’m bored.’ The multiple dreaded renditions of this sing-song phrase and the ways in which my child has taunted me with this exhaustive “problem” over the past ten months isn’t just annoying-it has become somewhat daunting. In fact, my husband and I attempted to break the cycle early during the pandemic-first by offering chores…[ Read the full article ]

Thriving – Become a High Performing Employee

You just heard from management that a coworker was promoted. You feel you have worked hard at your job and that you are a great employee, but why were you not selected? You have two choices: blame it on others and circumstances or reflect on you and your own performance. It is incredibly difficult to…[ Read the full article ]

Breathwork: A Method to Access Deeper Healing

“Breathwork?. Yeah, I know how to breathe. I’ve done meditation and watched mindfulness videos.” Uh, not the same. Not even close. Not to diminish the efficacy of those practices, but I would like to delineate more on this modality. So what is breathwork? I will refer to several sources throughout this article, which have helped…[ Read the full article ]