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In this 1-hour session staff therapist Karla Hargrove, M.A., LPC introduces the practice of mindfulness and offers a basic approach on how to apply these foundational tools into daily living

Karla Hargrove, M.A., LPC
• January 26, 2023

This workshop was designed as an introduction for anyone who wants to cultivate a gentler and more flexible approach to living in today’s world. Instructed by Karla Hargrove, M.A., LPC, a Staff Therapist and Certified Teacher of MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction), Ms. Hargrove offers a basic approach to applying these foundational tools into daily living and weaves them with formal meditation practices.

Attendees learned how to: 

  • Become more responsive and less reactive to life stressors 
  • Increase areas of self and social awareness 
  • Switch off from “auto-pilot” and be more intentional in daily activities 
  • Bring awareness to the interconnectedness of thoughts, emotions and body sensations 

Feel “less stuck” or “hopeless” by challenging perceptions of reality. 

Karla Hargrove, M.A., LPC

Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies Program

Karla Hargrove brings a diverse background of education and life experiences into her healing work as a trauma-centered psychotherapist. She received a M.A. in Counseling Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and is an IL Certified Domestic Violence Advocate. After earning her Masters degree, Ms.

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