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A Little Bit About Me!

I’m the kind of therapist who will dance, cry, and laugh with you! (Not some hoity-toity, dry and boring therapist who wears blazers, plasters their office with accolades, and only asks “…and how does that make you feel?”) Hi, I’m Denise. A licensed therapist and a Certified Somatic EMDR Practitioner. I integrate both Western and Eastern Modalities and for the […]

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Looking for a Therapist?

I know it’s been a while so, in case you have forgotten, allow me to introduce myself once more. I’m Denise, A Licensed Therapist for women who think they “should” be happy…but aren’t. Does that sound like you??? If so, I have a sneaking suspicion that… On the outside, everything in your life looks hunky-dory. You’re put together and you’ve achieved traditional success. You KNOW you have so […]

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Why We Avoid Conflict Like The Plague!

Take a deep breath. Inhale and exhale, in and out… I know the title of this email might make you want to hit the “delete” button faster than you can say “conflict,” but hear me out. Conflict—it’s a loaded word, isn’t it? It’s something we’re taught to avoid like the plague, but what if I told you there’s another way? […]

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Somatic Practices in Therapy & Trauma Processing

If you tend to frequent the healing or personal growth space, you have ABSOLUTELY come across the term “Somatics.” It’s become a real buzzword these days hasn’t it, everyone and anyone working in this industry has been talking about it, and with good reason! For as long as Therapy has been relevant, the focus has always been on the “talking […]

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Let’s talk about Anxiety

Do you ever have one of those days? You know the one’s, you can’t seem to get the racing thoughts to stop swirling around in your head. It’s enough to make you want to scream into a pillow isn’t it? If only you could catch a break and be able to get on with your day in peace…. But nope, […]

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10 Signs You’re Ready to Start Therapy

Today, I want to dive into a topic that might resonate deeply with many of you: the signs that indicate you might be ready to embark on a therapeutic journey. Whether you’ve been contemplating therapy for a while or are just beginning to consider it, recognizing these signs can empower you to take the next step toward healing and growth. […]

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Your Top 10 Therapy Questions Answered

Hey there, it’s Denise Marie, Licensed Therapist for Empathetic women, today I want to dive into the top ten questions about therapy I frequently encounter in my practice. Whether you’re considering therapy for the first time or curious about how it all works, I’m here to provide some clarity and insights into these common queries. Afterall, it can be nerve […]

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🌀 Managing Thought Spirals 🌀

Hey there! It’s the start of a new year, and I couldn’t be more thrilled to share these thoughts with you. Today, we’re diving deep into a topic that touches each of us: thought spirals. Whether you’re aware of them or not, they can sneak up on you, leaving you feeling overwhelmed and lost. But fear not, because we’re going […]

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Unshackling the Past: A Therapist’s Guide to Self-Forgiveness

In the hustle of life, the struggle for self-forgiveness often becomes an unspoken battle within. As a licensed therapist for empathetic women, I’ve delved into this poignant topic because, in the quiet corners of our minds, we grapple with forgiving ourselves for past decisions. Today, let’s embark on a journey of self-discovery and healing. Understanding the Crucial Role of Self-Forgiveness […]

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Feeling Good Feels Great: How Your Emotions Shape Your Happy Place

Today, let’s chat about something that’s as cozy as fuzzy socks and as important as that first cup of coffee in the morning – our emotional health. Let’s set aside fancy-schmancy words and complicated theories, instead let’s focus on feeling good and living our best lives. So, grab a comfy seat and let’s dive into the magic of emotions. Emotions […]

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