Perfectionism | Potentia Therapy

The Epidemic of Perfectionism

We have an epidemic of unrealistic expectations, standards and pressures. It is taking a toll on our relationships, our physical and emotional health, our families, our work and school performance. And it is hiding right before our eyes – masked as a strong work ethic, high standards, attention to feeding and moving well, and a […]

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Reproductive Loss | Potentia Therapy Inc.

What You Should Know About Reproductive Loss

Reproductive loss is an inclusive spectrum of loss that ranges from the ambiguous loss experienced in infertility, to miscarriage (loss of a pregnancy before 20 weeks), stillbirth (loss of a pregnancy after 20 weeks), as well as elective adoptions and abortions.

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2017 in Review: Looking back and looking forward

As 2017 winds down and you are in the in between space of Christmas and New Year’s, this is a great time to reflect, plan, and dream. Making time to do this end-of-the-year ritual is a worthy practice to work into this time of year. We updated our download Looking Forward:Looking Back  for you – which […]

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Potentia Spotlight: Chris Cessna, LMFT, MFC

Potentia Spotlight: Chris Cessna, LMFT, MFC Working with Chris and getting to know his heart and passion for helping people live more connected and meaningful lives is truly inspiring. In a world where cynicism runs rampant, Chris is a breathe of fresh air with his integrity around this profession, work ethic, and passion for always learning […]

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Potentia Spotlight: Megan Hellner, DrPH, MPH, RD

Potentia Spotlight: Megan Hellner, DrPH, MPH, RD “This is a new series which will feature many of the incredible clinicians at Potentia. I am thrilled to have Megan Hellner kick off this series as we have been working together for over a decade. She was all in when I shared with her a vision to have […]

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Mindful Self-Care Part 2: Checklist

Hello and happy fall! Last week, we shared a document compiled by Potentia therapist Stephanie Godwin about some important mindful self care practices. This week, we share a companion handout – a mindful self-care check list. These are not revolutionary questions but years of working with clients has taught us that checking in on the […]

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Mindful Self Care Practices

Mindful Self-Care Practices

There is a lot of talk about mindfulness these days. For good reason. Getting curious about what you are feeling and where you are feeling it in your body – and working on doing this without judgement or criticism taking over – has helped many people sustain and deepen their healing. Sometimes it takes a […]

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What is the Ketogenic diet? And why is this diet so popular? | Potentia Therapy

What is the Ketogenic diet? And why is this diet so popular?

  By Megan Holt, DrPH, MPH, RD The ketogenic diet is another iteration of a low-carbohydrate, high fat diet.  While the diet appears to have experienced a rise in popularity over the past couple of years, it was actually coined by a physician, Russel Wilder, from Mayo Clinic, back in 1921. Carbohydrates from food are […]

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