Nadine Ann Hillesheim
Counselor, MS, LPCC, LP
This group provides a mixture of education and practice. Mindfulness is a life skill for everyone. It can reduce stress, improve our sense of well-being, and improve coping with anxiety and depression. It helps us deal with life's inevitable ups and downs in a more peaceful and effective way.
This group is intended to meet the needs of women(age 50+). We often have unique concerns at this age due to external events such as illness or loss of parents, empty nest, divorce, etc. or internal feelings of restlessness, uncertainty, longings for change, feeling overloaded, seeking meaning, or sorting out our values at this stage of life. This group explores ideas and options to move through this time with the support and wisdom of each other.
This group may help you if your self-worth is tied to your weight, you use food to comfort or numb your emotions, you overeat when stressed, you have difficulty identifying your feelings, you've tried most diets, thoughts of what you will or have eaten occupy much of your time each day, etc. The group provides education, therapy, and support to help resolve underlying issues and gain alternative coping skills.