Walk-n-Talk is a mindfulness-based body oriented therapy that can make it easier for clients to relax, reduce rumination, release physical tension, breath deep and benefit from therapy while processing experiences in a different way.
Research has consistently shown that exercise can significantly decrease anxiety and depression while improving overall mood. Clients find that using nature and exercise and movement helps them get “unstuck” while confronting difficult issues.
If you are concerned about your ability to walk and talk, just spending time in green space or bringing nature into your life can be as beneficial as walking in nature. Research has shown that these activities can improve mood, reduce feelings of stress or anger, facilitate feels of wellbeing and relaxation, improve confidence and self esteem and increase energy, clearer thought processes and it can help you feel less inhibited and more in touch with your feelings.
Clients often report feeling more anxious when confronting something difficult in a traditional seated face to face interactions, and walking in parallel with nature and visual distractions often allow for easier engagement.
We will work together to determine the best location to meet your needs while ensuring to consider your privacy, location and comfort level. We will go at your pace, and your comfort level and the walking will be for as long or short as you prefer.
Your confidentiality will be maintained. If you happen to see someone you know at the park or on location, I will follow your lead and you may introduce me in whatever manner is comfortable for you. As with any type of office based therapy, our work together remains completely confidential.
What are you waiting for? Let’s WALK