Women’s Groups & Retreats

blue table, candle, watch, ink, key, words - what happens in a women's journaling group_ Blog post by Patty Bechtold, women's circles, therapy, at wiselifetherapy.com

What Happens in a Women’s Journaling Group?

A circle of women may just be the most powerful force known to humanity. -Jeanette LeBlanc Have you ever wondered what actually happens in a women’s journaling group? It’s a question I’m asked a lot. Not only do I run a Meetup Group (Wise Women Writing), I also facilitate and guide an ongoing journaling group:…

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Photo: leather notebook on wood table, Words: free summer journaling series sign up at wiselifetherapy.com

You’re invited to: Journaling for Self Care

Last call! You’re invited to join me for the final free Wise Women Writing session of the summer on Saturday August 20th at 9:30am PDT. We’re journaling for self-care and exploring…  What Does My Heart Want this Summer? SIGN UP HERE: What Does My Heart Want this Summer? Journaling for self-care: let’s linger together. Let’s linger…

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Santa Rosa life coach and therapist Patty Bechtold writes about the power of the human voice during difficult times @wiselifetherapy.com

Do you remember the power of the human voice?

The Power of the Human Voice Hey, you know that thing you carry around with you all the time? The thing that stores your social media apps, finds the sourdough bread recipe, gives directions, updates you on the latest news, texts that you’re running late? Yes, it’s all that but there’s so much more to…

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Journaling prompts from Patty Bechtold at wiselifetherapy.com

Moving Away and Moving Toward: Writing Prompts for Year’s End

We’re in the flow of moving away and moving toward. The end of another year, another decade. The beginning of new ones, and who knows what they’ll bring? Most of the women I talk with these days are feeling a bit worn out at the end of 2019. And there are a bounty of reasons to feel…

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Santa Rosa psychotherapist Patty Bechtold writes about how to create a sense of belonging when you feel lonely at wiselifetherapy.com

How to Create a Sense of Belonging

We all yearn for a sense of belonging. Almost every woman I know, including me, is still making her way through some aspect of this. Sometimes the yearning for a sense of belonging feels like a lonely ache in our hearts. And today, as I gear up for the next round of the Wisdom Tending…

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