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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 beer, wine, mocktails, and a mocktail recipe book.
How do you moderate your alcohol consumption? Send us your ideas at
Booze-Free Craft Cocktails Curious Elixirs:
Athletic Brewing Company:
Acid League Wine Proxies:
My favorite mocktail recipe book, Drinking for Two, by Diana Licalzi and Kerry Benson
Taproot Therapy is starting its next Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills group in January 2022! Find out more on our website at:
Early bird pricing special ends 12/28! Sign up by 12/28 and save $80 on the cost of the group.