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Free Live Virtual New Year Retreat hosted by Santa Rosa Therapist Patty Bechtold at wiselifetherapy.com

*Free* Live Virtual New Year Retreat 2019

Lately I’ve been wondering just what it is we need at the end of one year and the beginning of another. Maybe that’s because I’m always a bit surprised (again) by the flood of advice directed toward women at this time of year. I guess I’m especially feeling it this year, after having recently written…

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Wisdom Tending: New Women’s Circle in Santa Rosa

The first time I sat down to guide a women’s circle, I knew I’d come home. It was like I’d stumbled on the secret password that opened the door to sisterhood, and entered into a beautiful room. A room that was so human and so old. It was the beginning of my great and growing love for…

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Therapeutic writing as a self care practice

When you think about therapeutic writing, you might imagine an activity where you write about deep emotions, problems or traumas. And you would be right to think that, because there’s a well-researched writing activity that can be tremendously helpful for healing and lessening symptoms of depression and anxiety. However, there’s even more to love about…

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New women's writing group in Santa Rosa facilitated by Patty Bechtold, counselor, therapist and life coach

New: Women’s Group in Santa Rosa

As far as I’m concerned, there’s almost nothing better than a good women’s group. In fact, one of my very favorite things is circling up with like-minded women to share and create together. For about five years I had the pleasure of doing just that, guiding women’s wisdom circles and being a part of a…

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