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Take Root Therapy December Newsletter

Doing good and feeling better — we take a look at how giving back to our communities effects our mental and physical health. A Letter From Our Founder   “An overwhelming majority of us come from dysfunctional families in which we were taught we were not okay, where we were shamed, verbally, and/or physically abused, and emotionally neglected even as we were also taught to…
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Take Root Therapy November Newsletter

Grief is a complex emotion- we aim to help you understand and honor all the forms of grief that we’ve experienced during this holiday season. A Letter From Our Founder   Hi all, Here we are, just days from Thanksgiving. We made it through one pandemic holiday season, and now we are quickly entering a second one. While the last 20 months have been challenging for everyone,…
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Take Root Therapy October Newsletter

Burnout seems to be the topic of the hour. We will help define what it means, and more importantly, what we can do if we are suffering from it.  A Letter From Our Founder   Hi folks, Happy almost Halloween. At this time of year I often joke that I only had kids so that I can trick-or-treat with them… that’s how much I love…
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Take Root Therapy September Newsletter

If you’re feeling tired, you’re not alone. Why are we so rest deprived? And what could happen if we honor our need for rest… Hi all, September is here, but it’s still as hot as ever in Los Angeles. Earlier this week it was Election Day and I was worried I wouldn’t make it in time as I dropped off my ballot at 7:40pm. I…
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Take Root Therapy August Newsletter

Learning to avoid toxic positivity and to honor our feelings instead.  Hi folks, As the summer inches to an end, we continue to contend with the devastation of the past 18 months. The climate crisis, the fall of Afghanistan, and the ceaseless pandemic touches the lives of everyone. I hold this with you, while I simultaneously prepare my older daughter for her first day of…
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Take Root Therapy February Newsletter

Honoring Black History, celebrating interdependence, and doing the work… Hi all, Whatever changes (or lack of changes!) the past month has brought you, I hope you are being kind to yourself and prioritizing self-compassion. Collectively, we are honoring Black History Month by spotlighting Black joy. Often, when we talk about Black history, we inadvertently stress the trauma of Black history rather than the hopeful future…
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Take Root Therapy January Newsletter

Hi folks, If you’re anything like me, you spent the last days of 2020 daydreaming about how 2021 would be different: turning a corner in the fight against COVID-19, enjoying a more peaceful chapter of American history after a difficult election season, and opportunities to return to a semblance of what we know to be normal life in Los Angeles. While many of those things…
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