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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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Oct 28, 2021

In today's episode, we explore the Dialectical Behavior Therapy skill, IMPROVE the moment. This acronym is a helpful tool when we are feeling distressed and need to distract ourselves from a challenging moment. By using imagery, meaning, relaxation, vacations, encouragement, and mindfulness, we can help ourselves in challenging moments and in times of crisis. If you want to read about this skill, check out our blog:
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