Key points

  • Coping strategies make us “feel better” by helping us not to feel our true feelings.
  • Coping strategies don’t work because they end up occupying our mental space and taking over our lives.
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) can help us drop the struggle with our painful thoughts and become more present in our lives.

We are realizing the reality — that life is hard, for all of us.

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You have the power to keep the fire burning.

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Tasha Seiter, MS, MFTC, PHD Candidate

Couples, individual, and family therapist devoted to creating joy and love in this world. I practice across the state of Colorado.

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