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  • FOX 13’s The Place: Romance versus Love

    FOX 13’s The Place: Romance versus Love

    Therapist Jessie Shepherd told us how to take out the romance in Valentine`s Day, but keep the love. It all comes down to getting a release of oxytocin, instead of blocking it. You will get different results depending on your specific behaviors. Watch the segment and take the quiz along with us to see if you guess...Read More »
  • Family Share: Mental Games of a Narcissist

    Family Share: Mental Games of a Narcissist

    Click the image or here to read this Family Share Article by Jessie Shepherd, LCMHC.   Photo byunsplash-logoToa HeftibaRead More »
  • FOX 13’s The Place: Parenting a Socially Awkward Kid.

    FOX 13’s The Place: Parenting a Socially Awkward Kid.

    Click here or the picture to watch the segment! Discuss Discuss the awkwardness (be straightforward) open honest and helpful. Game Plan Don’t over critique, maintain the relationship -4 positive for every 1 negative to maintain relationships -Have them determine their goal. – Go through a ‘protocol’ in detail Set Up (start small and work your...Read More »
  • KSL: Tips to stop your kids nightmares

    KSL: Tips to stop your kids nightmares

    If you have ever been awakened by your terrified child because of a nightmare, you know how helpless the situation can make you can feel. Although we cannot control what our kids are dreaming about, we can help them build skills to cope with their nightmares. Here are a few ways to help your children...Read More »
  • FOX 13’s The Place: A parents survival guide to the holidays

    FOX 13’s The Place: A parents survival guide to the holidays

    Click here or the image to watch the segment! A Parent’s Survival Guide to the Holidays The holiday season should be a time for cheer, but sometimes for some people, it’s not. Actually, 1 in 4 people feel dread about the upcoming holiday season. Most of the negative emotions towards the holidays comes from money,...Read More »
  • FOX 13’s The Place: Nightmares

    FOX 13’s The Place: Nightmares

    Click here or the image to watch the segment! When the Boogieman feels real: Tips to stop your kids nightmares Function of Dreams. –The highest prevalence of nightmares has been shown between the ages of 5 to 10 years old (Schredl, Fricke-Oerkermann, & Mitschke. 2009). -Nightmares appear to be an evolutionary tool for survival in...Read More »
  • I Am Salt Lake Podcast: Jessie Shepherd, Therapist

    I Am Salt Lake Podcast: Jessie Shepherd, Therapist

    Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS About the Show: On this episode of the podcast we sit down and chat with local Salt Lake City therapist, Jessie Shepard. We get to find out her story. We find out what got her interested in becoming a therapist, obstacles she has faced as a therapist, what she loves about being a...Read More »
  • FOX 13’s The Place: Habits of Successful People

    FOX 13’s The Place: Habits of Successful People

    Click the image for the FOX 13’s The Place segment. Things Highly Successful People do differently Self Care: -Sleep routine -Healthy meals -Take mental health days -Do you activities/hobbies -Family time Keep a Morning Routine: -Gear up for the Day -Focus in on goals Say ‘No’ : -If you’re not excited about it, don`t do...Read More »
  • FOX 13’s The Place: Jealousy & Envy

    FOX 13’s The Place: Jealousy & Envy

    Click Picture for FOX 13’s The Place full Video! Therapist Jessie Shepherd spoke on the consequences of jealousy. Some of these consequences are: -Creating a false ideas of reality – Having less self acceptance – Elevating cortisol, a stress hormone which increases swelling in brain. -Losing focus on our goals Here are some tips she...Read More »
  • FOX 13’s The Place: Sleep Deprivation

    FOX 13’s The Place: Sleep Deprivation

    Click here for our segment on Sleep Deprivation on FOX 13’s The Place!Read More »