• Welcome

    I am invested in a theoretical orientation that emphasizes a more integrative, dynamic, and holistic approach to mental health.

    About me

    With 11 years of clinical knowledge, I utilizes a holistic approach to enlighten and educate clients about how mind, spirit and body are interconnected.

     

    My theory is that when people have hope and can learn to challenge and replace irrational thoughts, beliefs, and attitudes, they will be free to experience change. My goal is to meet every personal experience with empathy and to provide support on their journey toward wholeness.

  • News & Updates

    Mental Health During COVID-19

    COVID-19 Therapeutic Updates:

    During this time of heightened awareness of the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, and its recent classification by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a global pandemic, we want to keep you up to date on how Smash RX is working to help support you during this time of uncertainty.

     

    To deliver on this promise, I will be taking additional measures to minimize exposure and prevent unnecessary risk while staying open to serve the therapeutic needs of the community effective immediately we will:

    1. I will offering virtual/telehealth sessions, in addition, to Face to Face sessions.
    2. YOU MUST HAVE AN APPOINTMENT. If you are more than 15-mins late to your appointment you will be rescheduled..
    3. All patrons will be subject to a mandatory temperature check prior to coming into the office. Any client with a low grade fever reading 99.3F or higher will be turned away. 
    4. All group therapy session will be moved to virtual. 
    5. We will be implementing the following safety and disinfect practices:
    • All surfaces will be properly cleaned with 70% alcohol-based disinfectants after each therapeutic session.
    • Everyone must wear a mask
    • Everyone must adhere to the CDC guidelines of 6 - 7 feet of social distance at all times while in the office.
    • All patrons are subject to a mandatory temperature check prior to coming into our office. Any client with a low grade fever reading 99.3F or higher will have their appointment cancelled and patient will be shifted to telehealth/virtual sessions.

    Public Health is urging everyone to take precautions to slow the spread of COVID-19.

    How is it spread?

     

    Through droplets when an infected person coughs or sneezes and does not take precautions to cover or shield the coughs and/or sneezes.

    Close personal contact, such as caring for an infected person

     

    What can I do to protect myself and others from respiratory infections like COVID-19?

     

    • Everyone, particularly those who are 65 and over, those with underlying health conditions, and pregnant women should avoid any non-essential travel, public gathering, or places where large groups of people congregate.

    • Stay home when you are sick.

    • Limit close contact with people who are sick.

    • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

    • If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 70% alcohol and rub your hands together for 30 seconds and until your hands are completely dry.

    • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces

    • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.

    • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. If you do not have a tissue, use your sleeve (not your hands).

    • Wear a MASK at all times when outside especially when you come in contact with others.

    • Maintain "Social Distancing" guidelines of 6 ft.
    • Avoid gatherings of 10 or more people.
    • Wash your hands frequently and often (every hour).

     

    Please email to be added to my Waitlist

    info@yashicabuddelmft.com

     

     

  • Self-Care Corner

     

    Stress Relievers that shut down down stress ASAP

     

    1. Check your thoughts: When your thoughts start to spin out of control during a stressful moment, stop and re-frame your thinking.

     

    2. Take a deep breath: Get more oxygen to your brain to lower levels of the stress hormone Cortisol.


    3. Say a mantra: Repeat a phrase from which you draw power, peace and /or strength.

     

    4.. Shake it off: Take a hint from Taylor Swift and literally shake your body to release tension.

      How to express sadness

      Expressing your sadness in healthy ways can be a good way to deal with how you are feeling.. Here are a few ways to express your sadness:

      1. Let it out: vocalize your feelings (cry, yell, scream, etc.)
      2. Get creative: Go to Smash/rage room, get out in nature, garden, or crochet/knit.
      3. Let loose: listen to music that reflects your sadness and dance to it.
      4. Put it in writing: Write about your feelings in a journal or keep a sadness diary
      5. Share: Talk about your feelings with someone you trust.
    • Therapy

      The Therapist Den, Yashica Budde, LMFT

      What to expect

      Therapy is a collaborative endeavor that can help you land more completely in the life and relationships you desire.

       

      In our work together, my goal is to meet your personal experience with empathy and to support you in your journey toward wholeness. If you suffer with states of depression, or feelings of fear, anxiety, or loneliness, or you feel generally dissatisfied with aspects of your life, our work together can provide hope and a path towards greater peace, insight and happiness.

       

      • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
      • Adults
      • Elders (65+)

      Specialties

      • Anxiety
      • Chronic Illness
      • Trauma
      • Depression
      • Grief and Loss

       

      Licensing and Certifications:

       

      Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #54019

      Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider (CMHIMP)

      Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

      Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

      Solution-Focus Brief Therapy (SFBT)

      Meditation Mindfulness

      Ready for your therapeutic journey?

      Therapy is a partnership. Both you and your therapist contribute to the healing process. You’re not expected to do the work of recovery all by yourself, but your therapist can’t do it for you either. Therapy should feel like a collaboration.

      Therapy will not always feel pleasant. Painful memories, frustrations or feelings might surface. This is a normal part of therapy and your therapist will guide you through this process. Be sure to communicate with your therapist about how you are feeling.

      Therapy should be a safe place. While at times you’ll feel challenged or face unpleasant feelings, you should always feel safe. If you’re starting to feel overwhelmed or you’re dreading your therapy sessions, talk to your therapist.

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