A collection of different photos and words pasted on a blank canvas.
Creativity and Healing
Cree Noble

Valuing the Vision Board

Imagine a canvas of possibilities, where every cut-out image and word pastes a part of your aspirations and dreams. That’s the essence of a vision board, a powerful tool for personal development, relaxation, and empowerment. Cree Noble shares the transformative journey of vision board creation, from festive New Year gatherings to its profound impact in therapy and self-growth. Learn how this artistic practice aids in visualizing goals, enhancing self-awareness, and managing mental health.

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mage Description: A chalkboard shows the words "Yes" and "No" with "Yes" marked as selected.
Couples and Intimate Partners
Jordan Ferranto, LCPC, ATR

Reclaiming your Body – Consent as a Spectrum

For survivors of sexual assault -who are navigating a nuanced process of regaining safety and autonomy over their traumatized bodies- the question of whether or not you want to have sex is one that often elicits a more complex response than a simple yes or no. The spectrum of consent is an effective tool to help solve that question.

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The person who’s wearing a purple shirt is showing both hands. Hands are filled with words that describe a variety of emotions and personalities and say “Just Me” in the middle.
Embracing Change
Sara Heidbreder, LCPC, BC-DMT, GLCMA

Accepting our emotions

When you think about depression or anxiety, what kind of image do you have about them? You may think that they are problematic or bad emotions that you would like to get rid of.

In the spirit of Mental Health Awareness Month, I would like to challenge that idea! I believe feelings of sadness, worries, and anger are all normal human emotions. What we may want to try is accepting them to manage them, rather than rejecting them.

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