Sensory Self-Soothing Kit

In previous newsletters, we've shared how engaging the senses helps ground us in the present. We've also shared steps to build your own sensory kits.

This week, we're revisiting our senses and building (or adding to) our sensory self-soothing kit!
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The Idea of the Week

We receive a lot of sensory input all day. We may tune out most sensory input, or we may feel overwhelmed, tired, and foggy from sensory overload (when we receive more input than we are able to process). However, if we switch off our autopilot and learn to be present in the sensory experiences we can:

  • manage stress levels,
  • promote wellbeing,
  • manage brain fog,
  • improve self-awareness,
  • promote learning and memory,
  • boost energy levels, and
  • ground ourselves to the present.

In this 5-minute read, we’ll explore different ways to mindfully engage with our 5 senses.

Practice of the Week

Check out our blog post (a 6-minute read) to learn how to build your sensory self-soothing kit in 4 steps! We also share ideas that you can include in your kit based on your sensory needs!

  • Step 1: The purpose.
  • Step 2: The container.
  • Step 3: The items.
  • Step 4: The location.

Share your sensory kits with us on our Instagram or Facebook page!

News of the Week

Facing Mortality

Facing our mortality can be a daunting task that may come with many fears and feelings that are difficult to process. 

Join Jahleh Mohammadi, who will be facilitating A Death and Dying Processing and Support Group for adults who live with a terminal illness or condition where they are unsure of their life span. 

If you want to reduce fears of death and dying and focus more on living, join Jahleh Mohammadi’s Death and Dying Processing and Support Group, where you will have opportunities for open discussion and process activities in a group. Check out the flyer for more info.

Cost: $25/group, 8 weeks total
When: Tuesdays 12-1:30 pm, starting July 11th, 2023, and ending August 29th, 2023. 
Where: Zoom

To register for this processing and support group, call 315-202-1514 or email [email protected]

Reset Retreat

Ready to rejuvenate yourself for the new season?

Join Jennifer Ashley for a weekend Reset Retreat on the river in Baldwinsville, NY! The retreat will take place from June 2nd to the 4th.

Find your inner peace in yoga classes, meditations, and sound bowl healing,
Enjoy a massage, and more!

Visit to see pricing and packages. Sign up using the QR code on the flyer!

New Meditation Session!
Mondays 7:30-8:30pm online
$50 for 10 sessions

We are offering another guided meditation! Perfect for beginners! Join us for a guided meditation and journal session.

Register here!

What is Ketamine-Assisted Experiential Psychotherapy? 

Want to learn more about Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy? Check out the blog

We’re hiring!
Are you a NY Licenced Mental Health Counselor? Or, do you know anyone who is? Send them our way because we’re hiring!

Would you enjoy working with a collaborative team of enthusiastic clinicians?
Are you curious about new therapy modalities?
Do you want control over your schedule so your life can be balanced?
Are you looking for opportunities to expand your skills by leading groups, facilitating workshops, or supervising interns/Limited Permits?

YES? Then check out our website for more details!

The Thought of the Week

Wishing you a peaceful week!


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