KD HOLMES, MS, LPC, EMDR CERTIFIED

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Why Am I so Nervous?

I have been called "nervous" since I was a child. I would venture to say that large doses of caffeine and chocolate probably did not help my "nervousness". As a small child, I would drink a coke and eat a bag of Hershey's chocolates and literally...

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KD Holmes, LPC and Crisis Help

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Hurricane Laura- Crisis Number 5024 of 2020

As the Hurricanes creeps closer, I allow myself to accept the facts that it will (according to the facts of the forecast),affect us. With so much...

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KDH Counseling | DBT Skills

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What Does it Mean to Move Through?

Moving through is composed of acceptance, mindfulness, and accessing your wise mind. Acceptance is accepting the facts both external and internal. By...

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Noticing Victories

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Can Noticing My Victories Impact How I Feel?

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KD Holmes, LPC and Gratitude

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How do I Grow Gratitude?

Can a daily practice of gratitude grow "good" feelings in ourselves and in others? Gratitude is an old practice that nurtures and deepens...

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KDH Counseling | Depression

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How Do I Grow Good Feelings?

During quarantine I started to feel bogged down with the monotony of this situation.Wake up... eat… work… exercise…house project 2,534… lol… take...

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Meditation at KD Holmes, LPC and Associates

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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...

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Inner Wisdom Practice

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How Can I Make the Most of this Time?

This quarantine has presented me with more time than I normally have. And of course I want to make the best of it. Instead of obsessively watching...

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KDH Counseling and COVID 19 and Trauma

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Is COVID-19 A Traumatic Event?

The COVID-19 world crisis can be traumatic, especially since it has impacted the entire globe. The terror, powerlessness, and shock can leave us with...

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Moving Through Mental Health

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Moving Through Crisis

"How can I help?" I am not a doctor and I cannot assist medically with COVID-19 but I do work with individuals’ reactions to crises every day. That,...

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