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Archive for tag: nourish your mind
Clinician Spotlight: Ashley Crover, LMHC
Meet Ashley. She provides an integrative approach that focuses on both the thoughts and behaviors her clients may be struggling with in order to help them find balance and build resiliency.
Clinician Spotlight: Joanne Cedeno, Ms.Ed.
It's our pleasure to introduce you to Joanne Cedeno, Ms.Ed.! Joanne believes that healing is a journey, not a destination and is honored to hold space for her clients as they transmute their pain into purpose.
Clinician Spotlight: Emily Mortelliti, LMSW
Meet Emily Mortelliti, LMSW. Emily believes that healing is a whole body experience and is dedicated to helping others find the resources and tools to support them on their journey toward recovery.
Clinician Spotlight: Gabrielle Fassman, LMSW
While this next Clinician Spotlight has been with us since the opening of our Warwick, NY location in early 2019, we're excited to formally introduce you to Gabrielle Fassman, LMSW.
Clinician Spotlight: Rachel Formale, LMHC
We're back with another Clinician Spotlight! This time we are featuring Rachel Formale, LMHC. Rachel runs our Adolescent Boys DBT Skills Group and our NEW Flourish & Thrive: DBT + Self-Compassion Group for Teen Girls.
Clinician Spotlight: Sara Olivia Dallendorfer, LMSW
Sara Olivia brings her expertise from working as a school-based therapist to our private practice setting, here at Nourish Your Mind. Currently accepting new clients.
Confidence is an important skill to have, but it does take work in order to maintain. The steps to becoming more confident can be intimidating, so it is helpful if you start small and build up.
Clinician Spotlight: Jennifer Powers, LMT, CHC
Jennifer has joined Nourish Your Mind for her undergraduate internship this semester and is co-facilitator for our Young Adult DBT Skills Group.
Validation: One Skill That Can Make all the Difference
Validation is communicating understanding of another person’s emotions, thoughts and perspective in a given situation. Using this skill leads us to feeling heard and understood.