Theraspace

Welcome to Theraspace! A blog run by Samantha Wall, LCSW and Francine Baffa, LCSW. Every two weeks Samantha and Francine will supply new mental health information and answer any questions you may have. Want Samantha and Francine to cover a topic? Email us at [email protected]

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The Last Quarter

Written by Samantha Wall, LCSW Edited by Joe DeNoon   Even though the weather may not always agree, September begins the fall season, a period of time when we are reminded of how close we are to the last part of the year. The leaves may start to change, and the pumpkin flavors are now … Continue reading “The Last Quarter”

Deciding What You Want Next

Written by Francine Baffa, LICSW, BCBA-D  Edited by Joe DeNoon   The beginning of a new school year has always felt like a type of New Year for me. In this month of September, I find myself on a soul-searching journey towards rediscovering myself. After a lifetime of checking off boxes, I want to decide … Continue reading “Deciding What You Want Next”

The Importance of Rest

Written by Francine Baffa, LICSW, BCBA-D  Edited by Joe DeNoon   “It’s precisely those who are busiest who most need to give themselves a break.” – Pico Iyer   When you take a break, or “intentional rest”, it is important to realize that you’re  doing something. As in, you are giving yourself a chance to … Continue reading “The Importance of Rest”

Find Pause to Rest

Written by Francine Baffa, LICSW, BCBA-D  Edited by Joe DeNoon   “Have I rested over the summer?” As we enter August, I am sure this is a question many of us are asking ourselves.  But how exactly does one rest? How can we enter the fall feeling fresh, as opposed to feeling burnt out or … Continue reading “Find Pause to Rest”

6 Month Check-In

Written by Francine Baffa, LICSW, BCBA-D  Edited by Joe DeNoon   “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” — Søren Kierkegaard   So, as we approach the year’s halfway point, it can be useful to look back on the six months that have passed and reflect on what we would … Continue reading “6 Month Check-In”

What We Tell Ourselves

Written by Samantha Wall, LCSW Edited by Joe DeNoon   The way we talk to ourselves is so important to our mindset and how we interact with our world. In the last blog, Francine discussed how the stories we tell ourselves can be so important to our overall narrative. Our narrative can affect our daily … Continue reading “What We Tell Ourselves”

Life is a Story

Written by Francine Baffa, LICSW, BCBA-D  Edited by Joe DeNoon   Life is a story in motion. Every day we add, revise, and view it from a different angle. We erase things, tear out pages, and then add them back. Life is a story, and we are that story. Whether you are telling yourself fact … Continue reading “Life is a Story”

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