September marks eight years since I’ve started my private practice counseling endeavor. I want to start by thanking all my past and present clients who have shared their lives with me! It is a honor and privilege to do what I do. Over these eight years my practice has gone from part time to full time, private pay to accepting insurance and every thing in between. I’ve been able to hire an administrative assistant, utilize Insight Medical Billing for billing purposes, and I’ve hosted support groups for grief, young women’s empowerment, vision boards, and most recently a trip to the Demolition Zone (a great way to release frustrations). My office have moved from Country Club Road to Charnelton Street in Eugene, Oregon. I’ve been able to work with a professional production company, Blazing Heart Productions to create a video to help promote the work I do. More recently I’ve honed in my practice to specialize in adolescents and have been providing Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy. Grateful to have stayed healthy during this pandemic so far and I have continued providing in person as well as telehealth sessions. Love that my office space offers enough room to stay socially distanced. With isolation as one of the major challenges of this pandemic, I find it even more essential to offer in person services for folks who feel comfortable to do that. As always, take good care. Jasmine
As I was driving home from a thunderous, lightening, and rain filled Oregon day this week, mentally preparing to meet my first client in my new private practice office I realized a dream of mine had come true. I couldn’t believe that thought had almost passed me by without acknowledgement. On my way home from the office today I realized two dreams of mine have come through already this year, with my masters completed in May.
I got my new office sign up this week next to my officemate. Figured I’d best get some photos up of the place, a gorgeous and sunny day.
Working on a new project now that we will put up on Kickstarter in the next month. I’m bringing together my love of photography, culture, history and books to hopefully publish a book that features some of the best ghost towns of Oregon. This past weekend we took a drive to Bohemia City, which is outside of Cottage Grove, Oregon. It was awe inspiring. With over 60 pictures to choose from, I’m excited to see if this project will succeed. I welcome any feedback regarding what you’d like to see in a project like this! What ghost towns would you like featured; what historical facts do you find interesting; how much would you spend on a book like this? Stay tuned, more to come (for more info click here)!
Hopefully I’m done with my little hiatus from this blog. Finals are over and I’m just about to enter a month break from school. Let’s hope I can get some work done for Ignite and a snag a new client or more! Today’s photo is of Springfield, hopefully I’ll go back to this spot and get another photo and see how the fall colors change it.