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May
26
Let's Make REAL CHANGES By Busting 3 DIET MYTHS! |Counselor Led Weight Loss Journey

JCAC Counselor, Ginny Vose, busts 3 weight loss myths and walks you through how to take the first step toward a permanent lifestyle change you can live with.







Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling (#JCAC) is a warm and family orientated counseling practice in Alpharetta, Ga. We offer online counseling services in the states of Georgia and Florida. We offer in-office counseling service at our Alpharetta office which is conveniently located to serve Johns Creek, Milton, Roswell, and Cumming, Ga.



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Dec
29
YO YO Dieting... Let's Cut The String Together By: Ginny Vose, M.Ed., MA

It is getting to be that time of year again. The New Year brings on New Year's Resolutions. I can almost hear the groans of despair as I type this. We have all heard that the number one New Year’s Resolution is to lose weight and to get into shape. However, this is always the New Year’s Resolution that gets broken the fastest, as well. I get it because I am in the very same boat. Sadly, I have lost the weight... Once in my twenties, again in my thirties, and again in my forties. This past October, I turned 50. Not only do I want to look better, but I want to feel better. I know that at this stage of my life, my health could become compromised if I don’t lose the weight. So ...


Nov
05
Guided Imagery to Positive Self-Talk: Rewriting Your Negative Thoughts








In this video, Ginny Vose, Counselor with JCAC, leads you through an exercise to learn how to calm the negative thoughts in your brain. You will practice how to change negative self-talk into positive statements that will leave your feeling calm, focused, and strong.



Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling (#JCAC) is a warm and family orientated counseling practice in Alpharetta, Ga. We offer online counseling services in the states of Georgia and Florida. We offer in-office counseling service at our Alpharetta office which is conveniently located to serve Johns Creek, Milton, Roswell, and Cumming, Ga.


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To schedule, an intake Click Here


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Mar
19
Guided Imagery to Letting Go Of Anxiety to Find Peace and Calm








In this video, Ginny Vose, Counselor with JCAC, leads you through an exercise to learn how to physically and mentally relax through your stress or anxiety. You will learn how to incorporate grounding techniques, such a breathing, contracting your body, and imagery, to relax your mind and body.



Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling (#JCAC) is a warm and family orientated counseling practice in Alpharetta, Ga. We offer online counseling services in the states of Georgia and Florida. We offer in-office counseling service at our Alpharetta office which is conveniently located to serve Johns Creek, Milton, Roswell, and Cumming, Ga.


For our website be sure to Click Here


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Mar
05
Soothing Grounding: 7 Ways to Calm Your Mind (Part 3 of 3)







In this video, Alice Hamrick, Counselor with JCAC, discusses one type of Grounding. You will learn 7 ways how to focus your mind using Soothing Grounding. These include thinking about your favorite things, repeating inspiring quotes to yourself, and practicing selfcare. Check out our previous videos on Mental and Physical Grounding to learn how to calm your mind using techniques such as imagery, reading, mental games, stretching, breathing, and more.


Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling (#JCAC) is a warm and family orientated counseling practice in Alpharetta, Ga. We offer online counseling services in the states of Georgia and Florida. We offer in-office counseling service at our Alpharett...


Feb
25
Physical Grounding: Anchor Your Body - Calm Your Mind (Part 2 of 3)





In this video, Alice Hamrick, Counselor with JCAC, discusses another type of Grounding to help with Anxiety. You will learn 5 ways to anchor your body in order to calm your mind, using Physical Grounding. These include stretching, breathing, and more. Stay tuned Alice's last grounding video next week where she will discuss Soothing Grounding.


Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling (#JCAC) is a warm and family orientated counseling practice in Alpharetta, Ga. We offer online counseling services in the states of Georgia and Florida. We offer in-office counseling service at our Alpharetta office which is conveniently located to serve Johns Creek, Milton, Roswell, and Cumming, Ga.


For our website...


Feb
19
Mental Grounding: 5 Ways to Calm Your Mind (Part 1 of 3)







In this video, Alice Hamrick, Counselor with JCAC, discusses one type of Grounding to help with Anxiety. You will learn 5 ways on how to focus your mind using Mental Grounding. These include imagery, reading, or playing mental games. Stay tuned for future videos that discuss Physical and Soothing Grounding.



Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling (#JCAC) is a warm and family orientated counseling practice in Alpharetta, Ga. We offer online counseling services in the states of Georgia and Florida. We offer in-office counseling service at our Alpharetta office which is conveniently located to serve Johns Creek, Milton, Roswell, and Cumming, Ga.


For our website be sure to Click Here


To schedule, a...


Dec
28
Dec
22
Missing Family During The Holidays



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Missing Family During The Holiday


The holidays is a wonderful time of the year when family and friends, are able to get together and share moments. However, due to the pandemic, some individuals can't participate in seeing their loves ones due to the fear of exposing their family to the virus. The virus being a major obstacle for some families, is not the only obstacle. There are other obstacles such as family members being separated due to military deployments, passing, distance, financial, and even the lack of a support system due to personal beliefs and de...


Oct
28
Being kind to me

Being Kind To Me


By: Chloe Gabrielle Harper, Clinical intern at JCAC

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Let this blog be a reminder to water yourself throughout the week! Take the time to tune in and become more present with yourself. Sometimes with the hustle and bustle of life, when tend to forget to check-in with ourselves to see if we are doing okay. For some extra help tuning in, I have found a great self-care action plan to help you assess what you need to do. The self-care action plan starts out by asking about what your signs of burnout are. Burnout is a term used to refer to when someone is overall exhausted; symptoms may look like feeling tired, lower immunity, headaches, and muscle pain. Then the worksheet goes into...


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