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Jennifer Seip, MA Individual, Couples & Sex Therapy
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Self Compassion’s Role in Love and Relationships

Self Compassion’s Role in Love and Relationships

I am definitely a believer in a bit of self disclosure. Some therapists are not, but if you haven’t already discovered from watching my videos and reading my blog posts, I am. Lately I’ve been a bit out of sorts, even a little down. This could be for a million reasons, some of which I… Continue Reading

Self Doubt? I’m Here.

Self Doubt? I’m Here.

I’ve been thinking a lot about self doubt and vulnerability lately.  As counselors we are taught that self disclosure is good, only when it aids in the clients growth, (of course we can’t disclose too much because it would take away from our ability to analyze things fairly.) With some people it comes easier and… Continue Reading

MY FAVORITE MINDFULNESS MEDITATION APPS

MY FAVORITE MINDFULNESS MEDITATION APPS

One of the greatest ways to reduce stress and improve mental health is by implementing mindfulness meditation into your normal routine. It is evidence-based and used in many different models of therapy. I’m always using mindfulness in my practice, and teaching clients how to pay attention to their body’s and mind. Being present with yourself… Continue Reading

HOW PTSD EFFECTS THE BRAIN

HOW PTSD EFFECTS THE BRAIN

So last week, I was driving into work listening to my regular radio station, and guess who came on? …Dave Matthews Band, Crash. I love that song. Every time I listen to it, instantly I’m brought back to those high school years when it felt like I had my life ahead of me. My only… Continue Reading

HABITS: WHY, HOW, AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT THEM

HABITS: WHY, HOW, AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT THEM

Think about the first time you drove to a place where you had never been before, but now you travel to often. How did you get there? Did you use a map, follow your GPS, or ask someone for directions? Did you have to pay attention to road signs and landmarks? Most likely, your answer… Continue Reading

REFRAMING: HOW TO CHANGE YOUR PERSPECTIVE

REFRAMING: HOW TO CHANGE YOUR PERSPECTIVE

Imagine yourself waking up in the morning after a bad nights’ sleep. You have to go to work and deal with a problem that occurred the day before. At 6pm, you get home and realize that the food you had been looking forward to eating all day, was eaten by someone else. Now you’re forced… Continue Reading