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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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Dec 22, 2021

In our final episode of the season, we offer one final tip for the holidays: moderating your alcohol use. If you are hoping to moderate your alcohol use this holiday season, or abstain entirely, this episode covers some helpful tips and tools to support you. I also talk about some of my favorite alcohol substitutes for...

Dec 16, 2021

In today's episode, I speak with child and play therapist, Brooke Brown. Brooke is a therapist at our practice, Taproot Therapy. In this episode, we talk about all of the ways we can support children during the holidays, as well as ways in which we can support ourselves.
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Dec 9, 2021

The holidays can be a tidal wave of emotions: stress, joy, love, connection, overwhelm! In this episode, I outline some skills from Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) that will be helpful in navigating all of your emotions this holiday season. Using skills from mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotional regulation,...