Elizabeth Jarquin

Open Path – Gatewell Makes Specialized Treatment More Accessible

One of the problems we’ve consistently noticed in the world of mental health is poor access to quality treatment. This seems to occur even more frequently when individuals are seeking out therapy with mental health specialists. As eating disorder, substance use disorder, and trauma specialists (in addition to our more general areas), we know howContinue reading Open Path – Gatewell Makes Specialized Treatment More Accessible

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Beginner’s Mind

Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.  – Meister Eckhart Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) refers to the concept of “Beginner’s Mind,” a Zen Buddhist practice of keeping your childlike openness and readiness to experience. Think about how often you zoom through your days mindlessly and robotically. Imagine if everything you did, you did insteadContinue reading Beginner’s Mind

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The Five-Minute Journal

A couple of months ago, I was introduced to The Five-Minute Journal. As the name implies, the journal calls for brief entries (two per day: morning and night), nothing more than quick, bullet-item lists. In the morning, you jot down what you’re grateful for and what would make the day a positive one. You alsoContinue reading The Five-Minute Journal

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New Year, New Insurance Plan? Gatewell’s Primer on Finding the Health Insurance That’s Right for You

It’s that time of year again – time for open enrollment in the health insurance world. Are you confused by all the terms and choices? Gatewell finds all of the options overwhelming, and we’re in the business!  So, we’ve compiled this guide to help you sort out some of the key decisions associated with choosing a plan.Continue reading New Year, New Insurance Plan? Gatewell’s Primer on Finding the Health Insurance That’s Right for You