Theraspace

Welcome to Theraspace! A blog run by Samantha Wall, a LCSW (licensed clinical social worker) who provides individual therapy for children and adults with a focus on PTSD, anxiety and depression. Every two weeks Samantha will supply new mental health information and and answer any questions you may have. Want Samantha to cover a topic? Email us at [email protected]

44 Posts

The Balance of Gratitude

Written by Samantha Wall, LCSW Edited by Joe DeNoon   The holiday season can be such a mix of emotions. It is an amazing time of year, as well as a really hard time of year. From celebrations, family get-togethers, gifts, and all the activities during the holiday season, it can be easy to get … Continue reading “The Balance of Gratitude”

Thanks-Living

Written by Francine Baffa, LICSW, BCBA-D Edited by Joe DeNoon   “If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, ‘thank you,’ that would suffice.” – Meister Eckhart   The holiday season can come with high expectations for a cozy and festive time of year. Yet for many, this time of year is tinged with … Continue reading “Thanks-Living”

Holiday Boundaries

Written by Samantha Wall, LCSW Edited by Joe DeNoon   Holidays can be a difficult time for many reasons, one being we are faced with both addressing and challenging dynamics that we tend to avoid during the year. In the previous blog, Francine Baffa gave some great techniques on how to approach returning home for … Continue reading “Holiday Boundaries”

Know Thyselves

Written by Francine Baffa, LICSW, BCBA-D Edited by Joe DeNoon   “We’ve got to be able to reconnect with ourselves, so that we can move forward in the world.”    This quote comes from Dr. Susan David, a researcher in the field of emotional agility. Given our recent discussion and posts on transition in August, I … Continue reading “Know Thyselves”

Transition Fatigue

Written by Samantha Wall, LCSW Edited by Joe DeNoon   Transitions are so tiring, no matter if it is a transition to a new job, changes of seasons, moving, or experiencing loss, each transition changes our lives to the point where it can be taxing mentally and physically. Anxiety can increase, making decisions can be … Continue reading “Transition Fatigue”

“Every New Beginning Comes from Some Other Beginning’s End”

Written by Francine Baffa, LICSW, BCBA-D Edited by Joe DeNoon   “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” ~Seneca   Buddhists view impermanence as one of their essential doctrines and recognize that all things are in a constant state of flux. Embracing this mindset helps us flow with change and move in transition. However, … Continue reading ““Every New Beginning Comes from Some Other Beginning’s End””

Time of Transitions

Written by Samantha Wall, LCSW Edited by Joe DeNoon   Transitions. They are hard no matter what the purpose of the transition is for you, especially when they spring up out of nowhere.  August always seems like a time of transition to me. Transitioning from summer to school, to the end of the summer, even … Continue reading “Time of Transitions”

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