Psychotherapist+Art Therapist (@hannah.wilson.lpc)

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Trust that your hands know what to do.
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You don't have to know what to paint/draw/sculpt or how to do it. You don't have to come up with an image in your mind and then surmount the impossible task of making it appear exactly the same on a paper as in your minds eye. You don't have to know how to represent something through art. You don't have to know how to draw (whatever that means anyway). You don't have to have any experience using art materials or making art. You don't even have to like making art.
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Your hands know what to do. Your body and soul know what needs to be expressed, seen and created- and it will emerge when you invite the critical thinking part of your brain to take a time out. Whatever images emerge, no matter how messy, scary, silly, surprising or confusing they may seem to you, are showing up to be helpful, to provide important information, and to aid in your healing.
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I am an art therapist and talk therapist and has worked with 100s of adults who think they "can't do art," "hate art," or "art isn't their thing." I support clients in using art therapy to express and explore parts of themselves that thinking and words can't always access. Therapy sessions with me can include as much or as little art therapy as feels helpful to you- or none at all, and there is never any pressure to use art materials.
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SPA Divine (@spa_divine)

I just loved this quotes, so inspiring 💖
“In the blink of an eye, everything can change. So forgive often and love with all your heart. You may never know when you may not have that chance again.” ~Julian Lennon

Uduak Udondem🌷 (@uduaku)

A good cuppa hot chocolate at Alma's cafe and wonderful conversations with a the lovely @claudinejthornhillnutritionist. The ideal start to my week after two days chilling at home with baby girl. Worth stepping out into this cold wet weather.
#londonlife🇬🇧 #hotchocolate #goodvibes #femaleentrepreneurs #womenhealth #weloveourwork #doulalife #womenstherapist #arvigotherapy #pregnancymassage #motherhood #almondmilkchocolate #2018visions #goals❤️ #vision #

Emily Souder (@nesting_space)

Yes, of course we gain things by becoming mothers, but what about what we lose? It's ok to acknowledge and feel those things 💓

@Regranned from @mariselarosaleslcsw - What are some of the losses you’ve experienced in motherhood? Sleep, alone time, adult conversation and contact, finances, career, privacy, couple-time, self identity, confidence??
The losses are real and it’s ok to grieve them.
If you need a professional perspective or support I’m here to help.
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#ppd #postpartum #postpartumplan #postpartumanxiety #postpartumdepression #postpartumwellness #motherhood #newmom #newborn #mentalhealthawareness #mentalhealth #advocacy #yourenotalone #ppdisreal #lossesofmotherhood #birthofamama #ittakesavillage #whittier #uptownwhittier #whittiertherapist #perinataltherapist #womenstherapist #womensmentalhealth - #regrann

Marisela Rosales,LCSW,IFECMHS (@mariselarosaleslcsw)

What are some of the losses you’ve experienced in motherhood? Sleep, alone time, adult conversation and contact, finances, career, privacy, couple-time, self identity, confidence??
The losses are real and it’s ok to grieve them.
If you need a professional perspective or support I’m here to help.
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#ppd #postpartum #postpartumplan #postpartumanxiety #postpartumdepression #postpartumwellness #motherhood #newmom #newborn #mentalhealthawareness #mentalhealth #advocacy #yourenotalone #ppdisreal #lossesofmotherhood #birthofamama #ittakesavillage #whittier #uptownwhittier #whittiertherapist #perinataltherapist #womenstherapist #womensmentalhealth

Marisela Rosales,LCSW,IFECMHS (@mariselarosaleslcsw)

We are not meant to live in isolation. A healthy heart and mind can only grow and thrive in connection to others. Relationships are one of the most vital components of life, essential for secure attachment, development of self, physical and mental health. Stress and emotional issues can make it difficult to stay connected to those around you but it is most likely when you need support and connection the most.
So.. Find your community, build your tribe, join a group, text a friend, start therapy, see your doctor. Who ever your people are, no matter what type of support is best for you..reach out. ♥️
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#yourenotalone #support #community #findyourtribe #therapyisforeveryone #therapy #wellnessgoals #healthymom #healthydad #healthybaby #depression #anxiety #mentalhealth #nostigma #whittier #uptownwhittier #whittiertherapist #perinataltherapist #womenstherapist

Toni Jackson (@toni.jackson.counselling)

I went to an information session on the Body Esteem Program yesterday. This brilliant Perth program offers support for women experiencing an eating disorder. It is facilitated by highly skilled and experienced women with a lived experience of an eating disorder ::
I've supported a number of my clients through this program and they have all found it highly beneficial ::
The next BEP For Women Living with Anorexia or Bulimia Nervosa starts in Feb ::
The next BEP For Women Living with Binge Eating Disorder starts in July ::
The next one day 'Supporting a Person with an Eating Disorder' is in March ::
To register your interest and to go on the waiting list, please contact Womens Health & Family Services on 9300 1566 or email BEP@whfs.org.au #BEP #eatingdisorder #recovery #peersupport #selfhelp #anorexia #bulimia #bingeeatingdisorder #perth #womenstherapist

SPA Divine (@spa_divine)

This #sparoom is incredible 😍😍
Photo credits to @bodyworksbali
#tagsomeone who would love this!
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