Stone House Associates is delighted to announce that not only have we moved into our new permanent home located at 27 Rye Circle in South Burlington (right off of Hinesburg Road, just south of Tilley Drive and only 1 mile from the corner of Kennedy Drive and Hinesburg Road), but we have added four new outstanding practitioners to our team of experienced mental health providers!
Please join us in welcoming:
• Stephanie Rose, LICSW works with children, adolescents, and adults utilizing ... Continue Reading →
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As the seasons are changing, it can be an important time to reflect on the topic of change. It is true that all humans, throughout the course of their lifetime, experience change. Change can be positive in that it often leads to an end of result of growth, adaptation, and confidence; while, it can also be an extremely challenging adjustment to a new reality. As adults, we often acquire a skill set gained with years ...
Fall represents a special time of change. A fresh academic year begins for students, and many young adults head off to college. We have had two community members share their reflections about this transition. The first, a poignant piece by Cathy Catterson, can be found here.
The second, posted below for the first time, is a touching yet lighthearted reflection on the “empty nest” experience. Thank you to our community contributors!
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This Tedx video is truly inspirational. Cross-country skier Janine Shepherd hoped for an Olympic medal — until she was hit by a truck during a training bike ride. She shares a powerful story about the human potential for recovery. Her message: you are not your body, and giving up old dreams can allow new ones to soar.
Some of my favorite quotes from her speech:
“It wasn’t until I let go of the life that I ... Continue Reading →
This TedxTalk was sent in by a friend–coincidentally at the same time that I was reading a book by the same speaker on emotional risk taking, vulnerability, and living fully. View Dr. Brown’s presentation here . Below please find the TedxHouston write up of Dr. Brené Brown’s background (author of: Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead).
Dr. Brené Brown is a ... Continue Reading →
Dr. Bruce Chalmer has been helping individuals, couples, and families for over twenty years. In this short youtube video, Dr.Chalmer describes Hypnotherapy, also known as clinical hypnosis, which is an effective treatment modality to help solve a variety of problems. View his youtube video here
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As the name implies, hypnotherapy is a therapeutic method that involves the use of hypnosis. So what is hypnosis? ...
Dr. Lisa Angstman, a colleague and friend of Stone House, has summarized excerpts from Dr. Ratey’s “must read” book titled: Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain:
LIFE ENHANCING REASONS TO MAKE FRIENDS WITH EXERCISE:
Our culture wrongly treats the mind and body as if they are separate entities. To the contrary, a plethora of research within the last decade suggests the unitary nature of mind and body – it’s all one thing. The traditionally held belief ... Continue Reading →
One of my primary objectives when raising my two boys was to instill a sort of calm. No drama. Nothing is serious–until it is. Today the universe handed me a reminder of the old objective. I was digging around the glove compartment of my car and found the message: the straw. It was bent and the wrapper was tattered but the memory was fresh. In my previous life, I drove the boys to music lessons, football practices and games and many ... Continue Reading →
“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.”—Anais Nin
Perspective. It alters everything.
I have this sad, heavy heart feeling as my daughter returns to college for the remainder of her spring semester. As I clean up the house, I can’t help but smile, thinking of how I will miss seeing her coat hanging over the dining room chair (no use for a closet!) and her belongings strewn across the couch. I like the tidiness of the ... Continue Reading →