Do you need someone who understands how hard it can be to go to counseling; someone who will not take sides; someone who will listen and offer practical suggestions; someone who doesn't want you dependent on a therapist? You may be looking for Don Boice.
Since 2007, Boice Counseling in Irondequoit has served individuals, couples and organizations interested in learning practical ways to manage conflict, anger, anxiety and other issues. Don is a highly trained and credentialed counselor who specializes in gender communications and in creating an environment where both men and women feel comfortable. In addition to counseling, Don offers organizational training programs, lectures, workshops, retreats and a variety of practical and innovative tips and resources including books, CDs and audio files he's created as well as a biofeedback program.
Contact Don for an appointment (585) 544-5342 or to learn how he might be able to help you or your organization, (585) 802-1273, email@example.com.
Judith Lundquist, LCSW, PLLC
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Judy works with adults, adolescents and families.
She is experienced in helping with anxiety, depression, parenting and family issues, trauma (physical, emotional and sexual) and loss, and other mental health issues, as well as support for caregivers.
Judy has a very gentle yet direct approach and extensive training in individual and family therapy, using short term models or longer term treatment, whatever seems most helpful for each person. She has vast knowledge of resources in the Rochester, NY area.
Judy notes she has availability on Saturdays and evenings in addition to weekday hours.
Judy has worked with individuals and families for more than 25 years and has also been a clinical supervisor for many of those years. Her most recent position was Associate Director of Clinical Services for a nonprofit NYS licensed Mental Health Clinic.
Please sign up with Don Boice and programs are at 572 Titus Ave unless indicated otherwise:
July 10 2-3:30 Experience the felt sense of being in love and explore how you may be blocking passion in your personal life and in the life of the couple. Ask for what you need directly and honestly, without blaming and without complaining and watch the sparks fly! Recommended reading Hold Me Tight by Sue Johnson, Vulnerability Youtube by Brene Brown.
July 13 (Weds 6:30-8pm)
Fanning the Flames: Keep the Passion in Your Relationship
at the Brainery- have to sign up through their website- $15 per person
Want to reduce the likelihood of feeling lonely, out of love, like roommates? Learn tried and true ways to build and sustain emotional connection, to regularly kindle warm feelings, get the spark and keep it, deepen emotional intimacy, romantic feelings and physical intimacy. Take home exercises that increase passion and desire for your loved one, using the latest in neuroscience and marriage counseling.
Sign up required through the Brainery website Rochesterbrainery.com
July 24 (Sunday 2-3:30 group one; 4-5:30 group two- both groups learn same topic. Need a babysitter? Have one of you come to group one and the partner come to group two)
Passion Series- Intermediate- First 4 couples who sign up are free ($50 per person normal price)
Talk about sex, sexual issues and how they are connected to emotional intimacy, passion, desire and arousal- Suggested Reading Passionate Marriage by David Schnarch, Hot Monogamy by Pat Love and The Art of Sexual Ecstasy by Margo Anand
July 31 (Sunday 2-3:30 group one; 4-5:30 group two- both groups learn same topic. Need a babysitter? Have one of you come to group one and the partner come to group two)
Passion Series- Advanced- First 4 couples who sign up are free
Facilitated Discussion: Next Steps- group problem solving- What do I do when ….? There are certain perpetual problems that cannot be resolved, according to John Gottman, PhD. Brainstorm what to do when they occur in your relationship, so the relationship itself can be saved. Great time to bring your questions and get a group’s perspective. Review the more in-depth implications of neuroscience for your relationship. Suggested watching- Any YouTube video of John Gottman and YouTube of Sue Johnson
August 2 (Tuesday 7-9:00)
Passion at Schroeder High School (Webster Community Education)- have to sign up through their website $22 per couple
Want to reduce the likelihood of feeling lonely, out of love, like roommates? Learn tried and true ways to build and sustain emotional connection, to regularly kindle warm feelings, to deepen emotional intimacy, romantic feelings, and physical intimacy. Take home exercises that increase desire for your loved one, using the latest in neuroscience and marriage counseling.
If your relationship could handle more spark, more intensity and passion, ask me about the Get the Spark Back 2016-17 Relationship Series
Boice Counseling is located at 572 Titus Ave. in Irondequoit.