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KD Holmes, LPC and Social Anxiety

Did you know...I have Social Anxiety!

Many of my clients would never guess that I have social anxiety.   If you watch my videos, it would seem highly unlikely that I become overwhelmed when I am around a group of people I don't know.  There is a big misnomer that if we know better we do better...but knowing is not learning.  The two are completely different concepts.  You can read a book about brain surgery, but doing it is a learning process based on lots of actions.

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KD Holmes, LPC and Grief

A Lesson on Water Moccasins

Part two of my gratitude blog: let's take this day to thank and notice the fathers and father figures in our lives. It does not have to be your own, but notice someone who inspires you and heals your soul.My father died about a year and half ago, suddenly and shockingly.  Time helps to heal those wounds, but this day reminds me of my grief.  I miss him so much, more than I ever would have imagined.  So today I want to honor him.

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Meditation at KD Holmes, LPC and Associates

Easy Meditation?

Many people envision meditation as 30 minutes of quiet inner reflection. They think that it is a practice only for those disciplined folks who like self-torture.  I say NO, not so!  Meditations are used frequently in counseling and they basically consist of sitting quietly for just ONE minute to regroup, relax, or "center".

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