Andrea Lopes


Learning to Manage Test Anxiety, By: Vicktoria Molokin, LCPC

Tips and Techniques to help you manage your anxiety for the upcoming exam Test anxiety is a very common issue for many students.    There are way to work through this anxiety and learn to become a confident test taker.   If you or someone you know is struggling, call Flourish.  We can help! Before the exam:  First and foremost it

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What It’s Like To Be A Teen in 2019 By, Marni Ratner, Founder of the aCHIeve Project

Easy and love don’t always go hand in hand especially when you are talking about teens and their mental health. Putting this program together and Saturday  evenings show was to create a safe place for expression, expansion, and for the views of our teens to be heard. Without these opportunities, each day more and more children and teens are presenting

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10 Things To Make This Your Best Summer Ever

Do you have a vision for how you would like your summer to be?  Do you find that you are often disappointed when it doesn’t turn out quite the way you want it to?  Take some time to complete this simple exercise that involves some planning and visioning to help you take action to have your best summer yet. 10

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Understanding the Love Languages, By Vicktoria Molokin

Love languages are ways individuals express and experience love when interacting with themselves and others. Gary Chapman, author of The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate, discusses that there are 5 types of love languages.   Words of Affirmation = this language uses words to affirm people. For some people actions don’t speak louder than words.

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Massage Therapy: A Unique and Beneficial Experience, By Emily Counsellor LMT

When you think of massage therapy, do you think of a frivolous expense? Have you hesitated because you are unsure what to expect? Perhaps you took a chance and tried a massage and the experience was nowhere near what you were looking for. Let’s dispel some of the myths around massage therapy, shall we? Massage therapy can be an intimidating

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In Honor of Bernie, By Andrea Lopes

It is with great sadness that we inform you that Bernie passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2019 Bernard M. Raiche, Ed.D., LCSW-C He was a kind, gentle, compassionate man. I had known Bernie for over 10 years and always admired his work ethic and passion for helping others.   It wasn’t until I read his obituary that I realized how old

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The Year of Taking Care of You – Flourish Wellness Wednesday Free Series

As we begin a New Year, I want to offer you the opportunity to reflect on the health and wellness of you and your loved ones.    Ask yourself the following questions: Do you feel physically healthy? Are you sleeping well? Do you have the energy to do the things you need to do AND the things you enjoy doing?   Are you

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$1,100 Donated to Not In Our Town Olney, Brookeville, Sandy Spring

At Flourish we believe in giving back to our community. We have partnered with Not In Our Town, Olney, Brookeville Sandy Spring. Their mission is to work with the community to raise awareness about bullying and racism in our community. It is our passion to work with organizations that support our community. We had a jewelry fundraiser , with hand-made

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How to make a mindful art cool down jar with your child By, Vicktoria Molokin, LCPC

  Sign up for our upcoming 6 week MINDFUL ART WORKSHOP September 8 – October 13 Saturdays @ 11 AM This activity can teach your child how difficult feelings can take hold and how to find peace and resiliency when these feelings come up. As your child uses this coping skill more often, they will be able to become resilient

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Improve your sleep……Improve your Mental and Physical Health By: Vicktoria Molokin

Do you have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep or waking up too early?   Lack of adequate sleep is associated with numerous medical and mental health issues.  Here are a few tips to help you get a restful night’s sleep.  If you have already tried these tips and continue to experience sleep difficulties, please call us.   Our integrative approach can help

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