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Messy and magical growth. .
A thick blanket of dead, dried up, prickly leaves, tangled vines and mud.
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Protecting and nourishing vibrant, glowing, expanding growth just beneath the surface.
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Plants never cease to be my teachers, providing rich examples and metaphors that mirror my clients' and my own processes. .
To learn more about how Hannah weaves the wisdom of nature into her sessions with clients, call, text or email to schedule a free 20 minute phone consultation.Hannah@yoursoultherapy.com 240-257-3178. .
Hannah is a psychotherapist, art therapist and associate at Your Soul Therapy. Yoursoultherapy.com.
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Evening and weekend appointments available in our downtown D.C. office and virtually for international clients. .
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Washington, DC 📍Therapists (@yoursoultherapy)

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In flow with seasonal shifts Part 1.
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I used to think that as a modern day human, I should maintain the same lifestyle all year. I thought that diet, exercise, work, creativity, socializing, leisure, goals, desires, energy levels, moods, and priorities could and should remain consistent throughout the year.
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Actually, my body was changing and cycling with the seasons, but I was not listening or honoring it but rather forcing it out of it's natural flow.
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Our bodies are tuned in and in sync with the earth and the natural rythms, cycles and seasons. Our bodies hold the ancient wisdom of the Earth, no matter what year we're living in.
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The more that we can feel, listen to and allow our bodies to flow as nature does, the less forcing and pushing we feel and the more we can experience the healing and teachings that each season brings.
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Stay tuned for more on this topic!.
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Hannah is a psychotherapist, art therapist and associate at Your Soul Therapy. Yoursoultherapy.com. .
Curious? Contact Hannah to learn more and to schedule a free 20 minute phone consultation. Call, text or email: Hannah@yoursoultherapy.com 240-257-3178.
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Evening and weekend appointments available in our downtown D.C. office and virtually for international clients.
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Washington, DC 📍Therapists (@yoursoultherapy)

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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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Hannah is 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." Hannah supports clients in using art therapy to express and explore parts of themselves that thinking and words can't always access. Therapy sessions with Hannah 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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Hannah has evening and weekend openings available for talk therapy, art therapy, or any combination that feels right to you. Appointments available in our downtown D.C. office and virtually for international clients.
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Curious? Contact Hannah to learn more and to schedule a free 20 minute phone consultation. Call, text or email: Hannah@yoursoultherapy.com 240-257-3178.
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Hannah is a psychotherapist, art therapist and associate at Your Soul Therapy. YourSoulTherapy.com.
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Washington, DC 📍Therapists (@yoursoultherapy)

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You don't have to live the rest of your life in your head.
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Is your default mode to be in your head most of the time?  For most people it is.
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When you live in your head, you're disconnected and cut off from your body.  The body holds emotions, memories, and experiences, especially stressful and traumatic ones. The body is also a rich resource of wisdom, information, intuition, and can act as a compass in our lives.
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When you drop down into your body you can allow yourself to feel, process and heal what your brain didn't even know was there.
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When your body and mind are connected, you have access to your own inner wisdom, intuition, compass and can begin to trust yourself.
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You don't have to live the rest of your life in your head.
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I know from my own personal experience and my work with clients.  Connecting down and into the body is something that can be learned, practiced and cultivated. .
Connect with Hannah to learn more and to schedule a free 20 minute phone consultation. Call, text or email: Hannah@yoursoultherapy.com 240-257-3178.
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Hannah is a psychotherapist, art therapist and associate at Your Soul Therapy. YourSoulTherapy.com.
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Evening and weekend appointments available in our downtown D.C. office and virtually for international clients.
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#yoursoultherapy #DCtherapy #DMVtherapy #DCtherapist #DCarttherapist #arttherapist #indepththerapy #virtualtherapy #virtualtherapist #yestotherapy #holistictherapy #womenstherapist #therapistofinstagram #anxietyrecovery #beatanxiety #anxietyhelp #anxietyfree #anxietyrelief #sacredvirtualtherapy #sacredhealing #psychospiritual #souljourney #soulhealing #mindbodytherapist #mindbody .
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Washington, DC 📍Therapists (@yoursoultherapy)

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You're an overachiever, a go-getter, motivated and successful. You work hard and succeed at work, school, the gym, (fill in the blank). You do it all, all the time. Is this you?.
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Doing what you do with integrity, working hard, and doing your best are strengths to be celebrated.  Taking care of your physical body is crucial to self care and holistic wellness.
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It can feel like too much and leave you feeling exhausted, constricted and drained. It's ok to do less sometimes, cut yourself some slack, loosen the grip on perfection, let go of the "shoulds.".
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You are allowed and encouraged to take a day off from the gym and take a nap instead, to skip a healthy meal for your favorite comfort food, take a day off work, say no, do less, or do nothing at all for an hour or a whole day.
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Hannah supports clients who are high functioning and (sometimes over functioning) in finding balance in their lives and learning to be gentler and kinder to themselves in all areas of their life- while still kicking ass in amazing ways. .
Connect with Hannah to learn more and to schedule a free 20 minute phone consultation. Call, text or email: Hannah@yoursoultherapy.com 240-257-3178.
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Hannah is a psychotherapist, art therapist and associate at Your Soul Therapy. YourSoulTherapy.com.
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Evening and weekend appointments available in our downtown D.C. office and virtually for international clients.
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#yoursoultherapy #DCtherapy #DMVtherapy #DCtherapist #DCarttherapist #arttherapist #indepththerapy #virtualtherapy #virtualtherapist #yestotherapy #holistictherapy #womenstherapist #therapistofinstagram #anxietyrecovery #beatanxiety #anxietyhelp #anxietyfree #anxietyrelief #sacredvirtualtherapy #sacredhealing #psychospiritual #soulwork #souljourney #selfcare #overachiever #perfectionism #selflove #treatyourself .

Washington, DC 📍Therapists (@yoursoultherapy)

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Looking for evidence.
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You want with your whole being to experience change, growth, transformation, progress, healing, big shifts, to meet your person, to be in a different job, to be the next iteration of you..
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You worry that nothing is happening, changing, transforming, healing-or worse, ever will.  You feel doubtful, worried, frustrated, disappointed, angry, discouraged, blocked and stuck.
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I know what it feels like to be in that place. I also know and trust that you can and will become the next iteration of you.
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You can, will and probably already are changing, growing, transforming, healing, progressing, and shifting in big ways.
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When you're right smack in the middle of the process and journey though, it can feel impossible to see and believe.
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Wherever you are in your journey, try taking a few minutes to actively look for the evidence that progress is occurring.  Take note of any changes you notice internally or externally in yourself and your life and write them down.  No matter how small or insignificant they seem, they're probably way more amazing than you think!.
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You may find yourself surprised at how much evidence you can find.  If you don't, that's ok too.  One day in the future you may find yourself suddenly realizing that major transformation has occurred and you and your life feel like a completely different version than it used to.
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Connect with Hannah to learn more and to schedule a free 20 minute phone consultation. Call, text or email: Hannah@yoursoultherapy.com 240-257-3178.
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Hannah is a psychotherapist, art therapist and associate at Your Soul Therapy. YourSoulTherapy.com.
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Evening and weekend appointments available in our downtown D.C. office and virtually for international clients.
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#yoursoultherapy #DCtherapy #DMVtherapy #DCtherapist #DCarttherapist #arttherapist #indepththerapy #virtualtherapy #virtualtherapist #yestotherapy #holistictherapy #womenstherapist #therapistofinstagram #anxietyrecovery #beatanxiety #anxietyhelp #anxietyfree #anxietyrelief #sacredvirtualtherapy #sacredhealing #psychospiritual #soulwork #souljourney .
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Washington, DC 📍Therapists (@yoursoultherapy)

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"Let everything that needs to go, go.
Let everything that needs to come, come." -Tosha Silver.
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Art work and writing created in response to rereading some favorite passages during tonight's full moon.
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(The work of Tosha Silver is in Hannah's top 10 recommended reads.).
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The full moon is an excellent time to release and let go. It can be as simple as looking up at the sky and whispering your intention or setting aside a moment before bed to consciously reflect on what you'd like to release.
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There is no way to do it wrong. .
Connect with Hannah to learn more about how she incorporates rituals, art making, and a sprinkle of magic into therapy. .
To schedule a free 20 minute phone consultation with Hannah, call, text or email: Hannah@yoursoultherapy.com 240-257-3178.
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Hannah is a psychotherapist, art therapist and associate at Your Soul Therapy. YourSoulTherapy.com.
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Evening and weekend appointments available in our downtown D.C. office and virtually for international clients.
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#yoursoultherapy #DCtherapy #DMVtherapy #DCtherapist #DCarttherapist #arttherapist #indepththerapy #virtualtherapy #virtualtherapist #yestotherapy #holistictherapy #womenstherapist #therapistofinstagram #anxietyrecovery #beatanxiety #anxietyhelp #anxietyfree #anxietyrelief #sacredvirtualtherapy #sacredhealing #psychospiritual #soulwork #souljourney #fullmoon #fullmoonmagic #fullmoonritual #Toshasilver .
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Washington, DC 📍Therapists (@yoursoultherapy)

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Nourishment.
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✨(Mother Earth agreed with this topic so much that she's buzzing around the camera in the form of a little critter)✨.
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Clearing, releasing and letting go of what no longer serves can be life changing in the most amazing ways.
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Clearing and purifying our air. Eating foods that help our body to clear out toxins. Cleansing bodies with water. Releasing emotions, patterns and thoughts. Letting go of relationships, things, and places.  All of this can open us up, make space and free us emotionally, spiritually and physically.
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But do you also take time to nourish yourself and fill yourself back up?.
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What activities, places, people, songs, experiences, and food make your body, mind, soul and spirit feel filled up with goodness?.
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What can you do this weekend to nourish yourself in a big or small way?.
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To schedule a free 20 minute phone consultation with Hannah, call, text or email: Hannah@yoursoultherapy.com 240-257-3178.
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Hannah is a psychotherapist, art therapist and associate at Your Soul Therapy. YourSoulTherapy.com.
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Evening and weekend appointments available in our downtown D.C. office and virtually for international clients.
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#yoursoultherapy #DCtherapy #DMVtherapy #DCtherapist #DCarttherapist #arttherapist #indepththerapy #virtualtherapy #virtualtherapist #yestotherapy #holistictherapy #womenstherapist #therapistofinstagram #anxietyrecovery #beatanxiety #anxietyhelp #anxietyfree #anxietyrelief #sacredvirtualtherapy #sacredhealing #psychospiritual #soulwork #souljourney .
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Washington, DC 📍Therapists (@yoursoultherapy)

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What do you need to give yourself permission to feel today?.
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Do you ever find yourself trying really hard not to feel something? Or thinking that you're "not supposed to" feel a certain way?.
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When we allow ourselves to feel all of our feelings fully, we can actually process, heal, release and move through them with more ease. .
Try giving yourself permission to feel something fully for an hour or a whole day.  Write yourself a permission slip on a post it or small piece of paper.  Keep it in your pocket or stick it somewhere that you'll see throughout the day.
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It is safe for you to feel all of your feelings.
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To schedule a free 20 minute phone consultation with Hannah, call, text or email: Hannah@yoursoultherapy.com 240-257-3178.
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Hannah is a psychotherapist, art therapist and associate at Your Soul Therapy. YourSoulTherapy.com.
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Evening and weekend appointments available in our downtown D.C. office and virtually for international clients.
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#yoursoultherapy #DCtherapy #DMVtherapy #DCtherapist #DCarttherapist #arttherapist #indepththerapy #virtualtherapy #virtualtherapist #yestotherapy #holistictherapy #womenstherapist #therapistofinstagram #anxietyrecovery #beatanxiety #anxietyhelp #anxietyfree #anxietyrelief #sacredvirtualtherapy #sacredhealing #psychospiritual #soulwork #souljourney .
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Washington, DC 📍Therapists (@yoursoultherapy)

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Hannah shares about trust, impatience and cosmos flowers:
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I planted cosmos flower seeds in the spring along with many other seeds. The cosmos I thought would be the first to bloom and flourish. They're known for being easy to grow and thriving even in "bad soil." .
They sprouted quickly and began to climb to the sky. Over the next 3 months they grew taller and stronger, with wide, thick stalks. Taller and taller, now over my head, but they never bloomed. No flowers. No buds. All the other flowers burst into bloom around them.
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I watered. I tended. I gave them a trellis for extra support as they climbed high. I waited. I googled "why aren't my cosmos blooming." I doubted. I came up with a list of what I had probably done wrong. .
Old seeds. Too much fertilizer. The wrong soil. The wrong pot. Not enough love. A mistake. .
Then the stems began to brown and late summer rolled in. I gave up hope that there would be any flowers. I stopped watering them. .
Today I walked outside to find these soft purple petals. .
The cosmos never had any doubt that she would bloom. And she's just getting started.
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Sometimes we're not doing anything wrong, there's nothing to do, and no mistake has been made. Sometimes we just require trust that we, our lives, our relationships, our healing, our work, our journey will unfold and bloom in perfect timing. And even when we lose our sense of trust, to know that we're still growing toward the light and we will blossom and bloom. .
A part of us may feel painfully impatient but another part of us has no doubt that we're exactly where we need to be in our process and we will bloom in divine timing. .
To schedule a free 20 minute phone consultation with Hannah, call, text or email: Hannah@yoursoultherapy.com 240-257-3178.
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Hannah is a psychotherapist, art therapist and associate at Your Soul Therapy. YourSoulTherapy.com.
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Evening and weekend appointments available in our downtown D.C. office and virtually for international clients.
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#yoursoultherapy #DCtherapy #DMVtherapy #DCtherapist #DCarttherapist #arttherapist #indepththerapy #virtualtherapy #virtualtherapist #yestotherapy #holistictherapy #womenstherapist

Washington, DC 📍Therapists (@yoursoultherapy)

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You may not realize how many emotions you're holding or that you're carrying them in your body in uncomfortable and painful ways. .
Clients are often surprised when during a therapy session they begin to cry or feel something intensely that they didn't even know was there.
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Sometimes clients say things like-"I don't know why I'm crying, I've been fine all day," or "I don't know where this is coming from," or "But I haven't cried in months.".
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This is because your body knows and feels when it is in a safe and healing space, even if your mind doesn't realize it at first. Your body intuitively knows how to release and express exactly what it needs to.
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You may also be surprised by how much relief you feel after just one session as well as the long term shifts in emotional regulation.
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To schedule a free 20 minute phone consultation with Hannah, call, text or email: Hannah@yoursoultherapy.com 240-257-3178.
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Hannah is a psychotherapist, art therapist and associate at Your Soul Therapy. YourSoulTherapy.com.
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Evening and weekend appointments available in our downtown D.C. office and virtually for international clients.
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#yoursoultherapy #DCtherapy #DMVtherapy #DCtherapist #DCarttherapist #arttherapist #indepththerapy #virtualtherapy #virtualtherapist #yestotherapy #holistictherapy #womenstherapist #therapistofinstagram #anxietyrecovery #beatanxiety #anxietyhelp #anxietyfree #anxietyrelief #sacredvirtualtherapy #sacredhealing #psychospiritual #soulwork #souljourney #emotionalregulation #emotionregulation #healingspace .
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Washington, DC 📍Therapists (@yoursoultherapy)

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Have you ever been afraid that if you honestly acknowledge what doesn't feel great about something that it will somehow take away, diminish or ruin what does feel good? It could be feelings about a relationship, job, parenting, partner, life phase, situation, childhood, big decision, big event, the date you went on...anything!.
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In fact the opposite is actually true. When we allow ourselves to authentically feel all of our emotions it allows the more difficult and painful ones to be seen, understood and honored. By really feeling them we can move through them while offering ourselves compassion and understanding.
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Through that process the unfelt and painful parts of our experience begin to soften, heal and actually open up more space for us to fully feel positive emotions and experiences.
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Hannah supports clients in acknowledging and feeling all of their feelings-in a way that doesn't have to feel overwhelming and can bring relief. Sessions with Hannah are a space where all parts of you are welcomed, honored, seen and held. .
To schedule a free 20 minute phone consultation with Hannah, call, text or email: Hannah@yoursoultherapy.com 240-257-3178.
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Hannah is a psychotherapist, art therapist and associate at Your Soul Therapy. YourSoulTherapy.com.
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Evening and weekend appointments available in our downtown D.C. office and virtually for international clients.
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#yoursoultherapy #DCtherapy #DMVtherapy #DCtherapist #DCarttherapist #arttherapist #indepththerapy #virtualtherapy #virtualtherapist #yestotherapy #holistictherapy #womenstherapist #therapistofinstagram #anxietyrecovery #beatanxiety #anxietyhelp #anxietyfree #anxietyrelief #sacredvirtualtherapy #sacredhealing #psychospiritual #soulwork #souljourney .

Washington, DC 📍Therapists (@yoursoultherapy)

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Burning to release and let go.
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Intentionally burning writing or artwork can be a powerful ritual for releasing, letting go and setting intentions.  Hannah practices this often in her own process and with clients during therapy sessions. (Yes, we have a fireplace at Your Soul Therapy!).
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Is there something in your life that you desire to release or let go of?  It could be a relationship, job, feeling, emotion, thought, habit, pattern, or way of being.
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Maybe it's become clear to you that it's no longer healthy, in alignment with your values, or in your highest good. It might just feel like time to move on. It might be a problem or concern that's actually not yours to figure out or worry about anymore.
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Write it down on paper or use a marker to write in on a stick, piece of bark, leaf or log. Make art about it if that feels good to you.  It can be one thing jotted down on a paper scrap or a whole bundle adorned with flowers, herbs and incense.
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Place it in a campfire, fireplace, or any other safe place to light a fire.  Notice how it feels to watch it burn away and float up into the sky as smoke. If it resonates with you, you may want to say this intention from the author Tosha Silver out loud: "May what needs to go go, and may what needs to come come." .
To schedule a free 20 minute phone consultation with Hannah, call, text or email: Hannah@yoursoultherapy.com 240-257-3178.
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Hannah is a psychotherapist, art therapist and associate at Your Soul Therapy. YourSoulTherapy.com.
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Evening and weekend appointments available in our downtown D.C. office and virtually for international clients.
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#yoursoultherapy #DCtherapy #DMVtherapy #DCtherapist #DCarttherapist #arttherapist #indepththerapy #virtualtherapy #virtualtherapist #yestotherapy #holistictherapy #womenstherapist #therapistofinstagram #anxietyrecovery #beatanxiety #anxietyhelp #anxietyfree #anxietyrelief #sacredvirtualtherapy #sacredhealing #psychospiritual #soulwork #souljourney .

Washington, DC 📍Therapists (@yoursoultherapy)

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When was the last time that you felt the Earth under your bare feet?.
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Having direct physical contact with the Earth allows electrons to enter your body and can lead to better sleep, improved blood pressure, and reductions in stress, pain and inflammation. .
Live in the middle of the city? Good news-concrete works too!.
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This practice, often called grounding or earthing, is one of the many ways Hannah works with clients to reconnect to the wisdom of the Earth and the wisdom of your own body-whether you're a nature lover or an urbanite.
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To schedule a free 20 minute phone consultation with Hannah, call, text or email: Hannah@yoursoultherapy.com 240-257-3178.
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Hannah is a psychotherapist, art therapist and associate at Your Soul Therapy. YourSoulTherapy.com.
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Evening and weekend appointments available in our downtown D.C. office and virtually for international clients.
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#yoursoultherapy #DCtherapy #DMVtherapy #DCtherapist #DCarttherapist #arttherapist #indepththerapy #virtualtherapy #virtualtherapist #yestotherapy #holistictherapy #womenstherapist #therapistofinstagram #anxietyrecovery #beatanxiety #anxietyhelp #anxietyfree #anxietyrelief #sacredvirtualtherapy #sacredhealing #psychospiritual #soulwork #souljourney #selfcare #grounding #earthing .
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