Gretchen Winterkorn

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Self-Care Tips for after a Break-up

The time after a break-up can be a really raw time. It’s incredibly normal - whether you were the one "being broken up with" or "did the breaking up" - to feel utterly abandoned afterwords.  This is because the unconscious doesn’t know direction - it just knows that the person you call/text/sleep with/come home to [...]

By |2019-04-16T07:35:37-07:00April 16th, 2019|Tags: , |

Natural Remedies for Anxiety: Healing Crystals with Psychotherapy

Healing crystals are everywhere these days and that's a good thing.  While evidence-based research on their actual potency is lacking, what has been found to be true is that our belief in them is what makes them so powerfully healing.  As a therapist, I keep crystals in my office and offer them to clients who [...]

By |2019-03-26T06:51:31-07:00March 26th, 2019|Tags: , , |

How to Make the Right Decision

The title of this blog post is misleading. While I am asked many times by my clients about how to make the right decision, I ultimately share that from my perspective there is no “right” decision - only the decision (or choice, as I prefer) that you make and all of the good and bad [...]

By |2017-05-31T12:06:07-07:00May 13th, 2017|Tags: , |

The Myth of Romantic Partnership?

Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person was the most read NYT article last year and with good reason. Many of us are in long term relationships and marriages perplexed about the difficulties we face. Where is the soulmate experience, our other half, the person who completes us? Wasn't going through the difficulty of many [...]

By |2017-05-31T12:06:23-07:00May 11th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Let’s Talk About Social Anxiety

How does social anxiety tend to manifest itself in a situation where the sufferer is meeting lots of new people? While we use the term "social anxiety" to mean a shared cluster of symptoms (fear of social embarrassment, avoidance of social situations, awareness of excessive unreasonable fear in social situations, and sometimes panic attacks in [...]

By |2017-06-30T11:38:09-07:00May 10th, 2017|Tags: |

Yoga + Psychotherapy: An integration for healing

Claire Taylor has been with Winterkorn Counseling & Psychotherapy since its inception. In addition to her warm, welcoming, and thoughtful presence, she brought to the practice an integration of Eastern and Western modes of healing, specifically Yoga, Meditation and Mindfulness. In this interview, she shares how she integrates yoga and psychotherapy in her work with [...]

By |2017-05-31T12:07:26-07:00August 31st, 2016|Tags: , , , |