Blog

11
Feb

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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29
Jan

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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23
Jan

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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3
Jan

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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8
Oct

$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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22
Aug

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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9
Jul

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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7
Jul

How to choose an essential oil brand? Franci Machado, Certified Aromatherapist

Beginning your journey with essential oils can be overwhelming.  Knowing which oils to choose, how to use them and where to buy them can confuse anyone. Here are the top three things to look for when purchasing an essential oil:    Stick with companies who specialize in producing essential oils.   This also means avoid buying your oils from discount stores.

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30
Jun

Bringing The Community Together – Flourishing Community Garden

By Andrea Lopes and Vicktoria Molokin   Like a garden has the diversity of flowers, trees, and its own ecosystem so does our community…. we are all unique, diverse, and are bonded together by our environment. A garden has symbolic meaning of nurturing, flourishing, and beauty. Join Flourish Counseling and Wellness Center at the local Farmers Market on Sunday July

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5
Jun

The Wheel of Life, Vicktoria Molokin, LCPC

The Wheel of Life is a great, powerful, and easy to use personal development tool to help you create and set meaningful goals in your life and address your overall health and well-being. This wheel incorporates self assessment, personal reflection, and visualization on how to promote balance and explore how you are functioning in various areas in your life. Step

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