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Mindfulness only takes a moment – but that moment is a beautiful space to create balance, peace, and compassion. Erin Iwanusa, LCSW, CDWF, is a psychotherapist and social worker. She is the owner and founder of Taproot Therapy, LCSW, PLLC in New York City. Her practice focuses on mindfulness-based therapeutic modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. She is also a Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator, a highly experiential methodology based on the work of Dr. Brené Brown. Mindfulness is a core component to any therapeutic practice, and this podcast is designed to support your own practice, by offering mindfulness and meditation exercises, lessons in mindfulness and our mental health, as well as interviews and talks with other experts in the mental health and wellness field.


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Jan 14, 2021

Wise Mind is a skill in Dialectical Behavior Therapy. It is the integration of our emotional mind and our logical mind. Learn about the skill, and join me in a Wise Mind practice at the end of the episode. You can also read our blog post about Wise Mind on our website: www.taproottherapynyc.com.

 

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Dec 23, 2020

2020 - what a year! As we wrap up 2020, it’s vital to take some time to review our year. In this episode, we talk about the importance of reviewing our year to set ourselves up for a hopeful 2021. 
 
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Dec 17, 2020

Join me in my conversation with Matthew, a musician and film editor. In our talk, he addresses the vulnerability in his creative endeavors, as well as a ambiguous grief involved in recognizing when our professional and creative pursuits do not go as planned. 
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Dec 9, 2020

The holidays can often be stressful - and 2020 might be especially challenging. Listen for our three tips for managing holiday stress. 
 
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Dec 2, 2020

According to Dialectical Behavior Therapy, there are six primary components of mindfulness. Knowing and understanding these tools can help us become aware of all of the mindfulness tools we are naturally doing throughout the day. 
 
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