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EMDR Therapy in Utah

EMDR Therapy in Utah

The state of Utah has many wonderful qualities and resources. In Utah you’ll have approximately 300 sunny days a year. You can zip through 5 must-see national parks (known as “The Mighty Five”): Arches, Bryce, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef and Zion National Park. And, you...

What is Trauma?

What is Trauma?

Let’s Get Clear On What Trauma Is and Is Not Have you ever wondered if what you experienced was trauma? There are a lot of definitions of what trauma is and isn’t, including the mental health diagnosis of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Some folks think that in...

Group Therapy For Depression & Stress

Group Therapy For Depression & Stress

Have you ever considered group therapy for your experience of depression or stress? Whether you are struggling with depression, anxiety or trauma / PTSD group therapy could be a good fit for you. There are many benefits to group therapy. In fact, group therapy is more...

Myths of Group Therapy

Myths of Group Therapy

What crosses your mind when you think of group therapy? A smoky room of recovering addicts smoking cigarettes? A church basement of weepy women pining for their ex-husbands? A “family group” where the therapist has lost control to one raging member? I mean no...

Group Therapy: What to Expect

Group Therapy: What to Expect

Group Therapy: What to Expect   What is an “open” group therapy versus a “closed” group therapy? Group therapy involves one or two mental health professionals who lead a group of four to ten individuals in exploring, healing, and growing. Typically, groups meet once a...

Top 5 Hiking & Parks

Top 5 Hiking & Parks

Top 5 Hiking Trails & Parks in Southern Utah for Reflection and Adventure Parks and Trails Near Me Exploring southern Utah is always an adventure, but the adventure doesn’t have to be something big and grandiose. Sure, walking along the Pa’rus Trail or Emerald...

Walk and Talk Therapy FAQ

Walk and Talk Therapy FAQ

If you’ve ever been so mad you needed to take a walk… If you’ve ever gone outside to “clear my mind”... If you’ve ever laid outside and let the sun melt your stress away… Then you intuitively understand that movement and time in nature has a huge impact on our mental...

What Is Walk And Talk Therapy?

What Is Walk And Talk Therapy?

Walk and Talk therapy, also called hiking therapy, is an experience that combines traditional talk therapy with the healing power of physical movement and the outdoors. Instead of holding a therapy session in a traditional office or virtual space, Walk and Talk...

How Can I Have More Emotional Intimacy?

How Can I Have More Emotional Intimacy?

How Can I Have More Emotional Intimacy? Intimacy is a hot topic these days. Gone are the times when we used to think “intimacy” was just about our sex lives. This limited definition really short changed our ability to understand how we bond, connect and share with...

3 Reasons Why You Haven’t Moved On

3 Reasons Why You Haven’t Moved On

3 Reasons Why You Haven’t Moved On People say the funniest things. Whether we are talking about anxiety and worry, depression, grief and loss or trauma - the goal is to move on and heal. Right? No one wants to be stuck in the past. But moving on and healing from pain...

Make The Most of Online Counseling: Tips and Tricks

Make The Most of Online Counseling: Tips and Tricks

Okay, you’ve decided to look into online counseling. But before  you make the leap or have your first session what should you do? How can you prepare? There are some tips and tricks you can use to make your session more comfortable. And, to be honest, a comfortable...

What To Expect In An EMDR Therapy Session

What To Expect In An EMDR Therapy Session

What To Expect In An EMDR Therapy Session Congratulations if you are about to begin counseling and EMDR therapy! Whether you are meeting with a member of our clinical team at Guided Wellness in St. George UT or another EMDR trauma therapist there are certain...

Why Do I Feel Agitated And Emotional?

Why Do I Feel Agitated And Emotional?

Why Do I Feel Agitated And Emotional? Do you find yourself getting upset over the smallest things? Do you cope well all day only to “lose it” over trivial events or small details? Does the day start well, only end with you unable to tolerate a change of plans or...

What Is Eye Movement Desensitization And Reprocessing (EMDR)?

What Is Eye Movement Desensitization And Reprocessing (EMDR)?

What Is Eye Movement Desensitization And Reprocessing (EMDR)? Last week, we discussed what trauma is: our minds' response to processing a disturbing event that happened to us. I want to discuss how anyone who suffered the effects of trauma can find meaningful healing....

Self-Care while Healing from Emotional Trauma

Self-Care while Healing from Emotional Trauma

Self-Care while Healing from Emotional Trauma Last week, we discussed what trauma is: our minds' response to processing a disturbing event that happened to us. I want to discuss how anyone who suffered the effects of trauma can find meaningful healing. For some, the...

Guided Wellness Counseling

Healing Depression, Anxiety, and Trauma in St. George and all of Southern Utah.

EMDR Therapy and EMDR Consultation Services.

720 South River Road Suite E 103, St. George, UT 84790