Mindfulness Mazzoni Center LGBT health holiday stress

With the holiday season upon us, there are abundant opportunities for connection and enjoyment – in addition to stress!  So much of our holiday stress is connected to outsized expectations, family tensions, financial concerns, intimate relationships, travel headaches, or other factors.

Some good news: whatever the source of your stress, mindfulness can be a powerful and effective tool to help you more fully experience the things that delight you at this time of year.

Mindfulness is primarily about paying attention to life in this moment. Not only can it help us enjoy Read more...

Judy Morrissey, LCSW

The American Psychological Association (APA) took a step forward earlier this month announcing the formal introduction to “The Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People.” These guidelines serve as a model for what competent psychological care should look like and go beyond diagnosis to address broader psychosocial issues affecting people of Trans* experience such as stigma, rejection and bias which we know can lead to violence, Read more...

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