Body Acceptance

Our comprehensive treatment plans are created to address your mind and body in functional unity. Incorporating the principles of mind body medicine into our evidence-based treatment plans allows a more versatile, unique, and well-rounded outlook to healing.

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Most of us are socialized to be critical of our bodies. Whether it’s our families, communities, or our culture at large, we are bombarded by messaging regarding what constitutes an acceptable body. Body acceptance is the practice of treating our bodies with respect and care, including all of our deepest insecurities. Some days will be harder than others. In the end, body acceptance is about reflecting on why you feel negatively toward your body and how you can find peace with your body without needing to change it.

What Can I Do?

Take a proactive position in challenging prevailing standards. Body acceptance is important for every individual to learn and work towards as a personal goal. It is essential that we never forget that what our bodies look like and what our bodies can do are not the only things that make us valuable; we are complex human beings with amazing qualities that are deserving of love.

To learn more about how our providers can help, please call our office to schedule a consultation.

Founder and Psychotherapist

Janet Duffy, LMHC, LPC

As a licensed psychotherapist, Janet provides individual psychotherapy, couple therapy, and treatment for other mental health conditions. With a master’s degree in both Counseling Psychology and Creative Writing, she strives to dismantle the stigma that revolves around mental health conditions by offering a collaborative, highly specialized approach to patient care.