Acadia Psychotherapy & Associates, PLLC

Acadia Psychotherapy & Associates, PLLC Counseling in McKinney, Texas. Elizabeth Boyer LMFT-Associate, Supervised by: Jessica Simons, LMFT-
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Elizabeth Boudreau-Boyer | Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist-Associate, Supervised by Jessica Simons, LMFT-S, Texas.

02/19/2024

🌿 The Power of Mindfulness 🌿

It’s easy to lose sight of the present moment. That’s where mindfulness comes in – it’s a powerful tool to anchor ourselves.

Here are 7 mindfulness exercises to incorporate into your daily routine:

1️⃣ Mindful Breathing: Take a moment to focus on your breath. Inhale deeply, exhale fully, and feel the calm wash over you.

2️⃣ Gratitude Practice: Cultivate an attitude of gratitude by reflecting on the things you’re thankful for each day. It shifts your perspective and fosters positivity.

3️⃣ Affirmations: Speak words of encouragement and positivity to yourself. Affirmations can boost self-esteem and promote a positive mindset.

4️⃣ Meditation: Set aside time to quiet the mind and connect with your inner self. Even just a few minutes of meditation can bring clarity and serenity.

5️⃣ Body Scan: Tune into your body and notice any areas of tension or discomfort. A body scan helps release physical and emotional stress.

6️⃣ Observing Thoughts: Rather than getting swept away by your thoughts, observe them without judgment. This practice cultivates awareness and detachment.

7️⃣ Mindful Eating: Slow down and savor each bite, paying attention to the tastes, textures, and sensations. Mindful eating enhances the dining experience and promotes healthier habits.

🧠 One fascinating statistic: Studies show that mindfulness meditation can reduce symptoms of depression and improve neuroplasticity.

🌟 Holistic Self-Care and Therapy: Discover the transformative power of holistic self-care and therapy. Call us today to book an appointment and embark on your wellness journey.



⚠️ Disclaimer: This post offers mindfulness exercises for general well-being and is not a substitute for professional therapy or medical advice.

🌿 Boost Your Serotonin Naturally 🌿Are you looking for a natural way to uplift your mood and promote overall well-being? ...
02/17/2024

🌿 Boost Your Serotonin Naturally 🌿

Are you looking for a natural way to uplift your mood and promote overall well-being? Serotonin, often referred to as the "feel-good" neurotransmitter, plays a crucial role in regulating mood, appetite, and sleep. Here are some simple strategies to increase serotonin levels naturally:

1️⃣ Get Moving: Regular exercise, whether it's a brisk walk, yoga session, or dance class, can boost serotonin production and improve mood.

2️⃣ Eat Right: Incorporate serotonin-boosting foods into your diet, such as bananas, nuts, seeds, and leafy greens. These foods are rich in tryptophan, a precursor to serotonin.

3️⃣ Soak Up the Sun: Spend time outdoors in natural sunlight to stimulate serotonin production. Even a brief 15-minute walk outside can make a difference.

4️⃣ Practice Mindfulness: Engage in mindfulness practices like meditation, deep breathing, or progressive muscle relaxation to reduce stress and increase serotonin levels.

5️⃣ Prioritize Sleep: Aim for 7-9 hours of quality sleep each night to support optimal serotonin production and regulation.

Remember, small lifestyle changes can have a big impact on your serotonin levels and overall well-being. Give these natural strategies a try and feel the difference in your mood and mental health!
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Transform Your Mindset: Moving from Scarcity to AbundanceEver feel like there's never enough? Whether it's in your relat...
02/16/2024

Transform Your Mindset: Moving from Scarcity to Abundance

Ever feel like there's never enough? Whether it's in your relationships or your business, operating from a scarcity mindset can hold you back. Your thoughts are incredibly powerful. When you constantly focus on what's lacking, you attract more scarcity into your life.

But here's the good news: you have the power to change that. Through mindfulness, meditation, and cognitive restructuring, you can break free from limiting beliefs and embrace abundance. It's time to rewrite your story. Choose abundance, and watch as opportunities flow effortlessly into your life.

To Learn More Visit https://www.acadiapsychotherapy.com/

Need Cognitive Beahvorial Therapy? Book Your First Session Today.

02/15/2024
02/15/2024

🌟 Dive Deeper into the Five Love Languages 🌟

Ever felt like you and your partner are speaking different languages when it comes to love? 🗣💕 It’s time to unlock the secret to stronger connections by understanding the five love languages: words of affirmation, acts of service, receiving gifts, quality time, and physical touch.

🌈💖 Imagine the magic that happens when you not only understand your own love language but also learn to speak your partner’s! 🎁🕰 Don’t let miscommunication hinder your relationship—embrace the power of love languages! 💑✨

Correction Edit: Elizabeth Boudreau Boyer, LMFT-Associate; Supervised by Dr. Jessica Simon’s & Antonio Medina, LMFT-S.

We've just published a new blog post: "Navigating Healing: Counseling After Relationship Betrayal."In this article, we d...
02/12/2024

We've just published a new blog post: "Navigating Healing: Counseling After Relationship Betrayal."

In this article, we dive into the serious topic of healing after betrayal in relationships. It's a journey that many of us can relate to, and we wanted to offer some insights and advice on how counseling can help in the process.



Check it out and let us know what you think:

https://www.acadiapsychotherapy.com/blog/betrayal-in-relationships

🔔 Attention couples! Ever had a disagreement that left you feeling distant from your partner? Discover how to transform ...
02/10/2024

🔔 Attention couples! Ever had a disagreement that left you feeling distant from your partner? Discover how to transform tension into trust with our latest blog post: "From Conflict to Connection: What to Do After an Argument" Learn practical strategies for rebuilding trust and strengthening your bond after an argument.

Did you know you can schedule couples sessions online? Take the first step towards a stronger relationship today. www.AcadiaPsychotherapy.com

Check out the blog post now!

Explore effective strategies for rebuilding trust and strengthening your bond after a disagreement in this insightful guide. Learn practical tips for post-fight reconciliation and nurturing a resilient relationship for the long term.

Instead of rushing to do more and burning out at work, try taking intentional breaks. Listen to your body, be confident ...
10/29/2023

Instead of rushing to do more and burning out at work, try taking intentional breaks. Listen to your body, be confident in your skills, and remember, it’s okay to doubt yourself sometimes. Instead of wanting to give up and isolating yourself, try again tomorrow and talk to a loved one.

Therapy is for everybody and it’s never too late to start.










Accepting New Clients If you or someone you know is seeking counseling support, I specialize in helping women navigate t...
09/20/2023

Accepting New Clients

If you or someone you know is seeking counseling support, I specialize in helping women navigate through various challenges including depression, anxiety, parenting, midlife changes, divorce, breakups, and even the world of dating after divorce.

My services are open to individuals aged 16+ above, I also extend my support to men and couples.

If you have friends, family members, or colleagues who might benefit from my services, I wholeheartedly welcome your referrals.

📍Office locations in McKinney, Texas!

🏘 Serving, McKinney, Allen, Frisco, Plano and Prosper Texas.

📲Reach out to me via phone or visit my website to learn more and to schedule an appointment.

Breakups can be like a tempest, tossing our emotions, thoughts, and well-being into a turbulent sea. During these challe...
09/15/2023

Breakups can be like a tempest, tossing our emotions, thoughts, and well-being into a turbulent sea. During these challenging times, therapy can provide a much-needed lifeline, offering support, guidance, and a safe space to explore our feelings. However, healing isn't limited to the therapist's office. There's a world of holistic self-care practices waiting to be explored, empowering you to take an active role in your journey towards emotional and mental wellness.

In this article, we'll delve into the holistic side of healing after a breakup. We'll explore practices like mindfulness meditation, journaling, nurturing your body with whole foods, and engaging in physical activities that lift your mood. These practices, when combined with the therapeutic process, form a powerful toolkit to help you navigate the storm of a breakup and emerge on the other side with renewed strength and resilience.

Explore holistic self-care practices to support your emotional and mental well-being during a breakup. Learn how mindfulness, journaling, self-compassion, and more can complement therapy for holistic healing. Discover expert insights and actionable tips to navigate this challenging journey with resi

🌟 Discover the Holistic Approach to Tackling Anxiety! 🌟Are anxious thoughts keeping you up at night? 🤯 Struggling to fin...
09/06/2023

🌟 Discover the Holistic Approach to Tackling Anxiety! 🌟

Are anxious thoughts keeping you up at night? 🤯 Struggling to find relief through traditional methods? It's time to explore a holistic approach to anxiety treatment that dives deep into the mind-body connection.

Our latest blog post uncovers why thinking alone won't solve anxiety and how the "bottom-up" approach, combined with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), can provide profound relief. Learn about the vital role of the vagus nerve in body-mind communication and discover practical techniques to calm your nervous system.

If you're ready to break free from the chains of anxiety, it's time to embrace a more comprehensive and holistic approach. 🧘‍♀️🌿

📲Give Elizabeth a Call to Book Your Next Therapy Appointment

Discover how holistic therapy can free you from anxiety's grip. Explore the mind-body connection, calming techniques, and the role of the vagus nerve in this comprehensive guide.

Unlock the secrets of codependency in our latest blog. Dive into its causes, spot the signs, and find your path to heali...
09/03/2023

Unlock the secrets of codependency in our latest blog. Dive into its causes, spot the signs, and find your path to healing. Read more:









Discover the top causes of codependency, recognize its subtle signs, and explore common behaviors in our comprehensive blog. Gain insights into attachment styles and how they influence this complex issue.

🌟 New Blog Release: Navigating Trauma Bonds and Codependency Patterns 🌟Discover how to liberate yourself from the grip o...
08/30/2023

🌟 New Blog Release: Navigating Trauma Bonds and Codependency Patterns 🌟

Discover how to liberate yourself from the grip of trauma bonds and navigate away from codependency patterns. This enlightening read explores the steps to advocate for yourself, prioritize your needs, and cultivate unwavering self-confidence. 🌱💪

Ready to embark on a journey of empowerment and healthier relationships? Dive into our latest blog post now. Click the link to read the full article. Your path to transformation begins here. 🗝️

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Discover how to release trauma bonds and overcome codependency patterns. Learn self-advocacy, prioritization, and building self-confidence on your journey to empowerment. Expert guidance for navigating complex emotional terrain.

Our latest blog post that explores the impact of core beliefs on women's lives. Discover how these beliefs can empower o...
08/23/2023

Our latest blog post that explores the impact of core beliefs on women's lives. Discover how these beliefs can empower or hinder personal growth, and learn what evidence-based strategies to reshape them. Ready to transform your mindset?

Check it out!

Explore how core beliefs shape women's lives and impact personal growth. Discover evidence-based strategies and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques to rewrite limiting beliefs. Specialized therapy offers a supportive space to conquer challenges and pave the way for self-discovery, growth,

🌟 New Client Openings Available 🌟I'm excited to announce that I am now accepting new clients at my two office locations ...
08/23/2023

🌟 New Client Openings Available 🌟

I'm excited to announce that I am now accepting new clients at my two office locations in McKinney, Texas! If you or someone you know is seeking support, I specialize in helping women navigate through various challenges including depression, anxiety, midlife changes, divorce, breakups, and even the world of dating after divorce.

My services are open to individuals aged 18 and above, and I also extend my support to men and couples.

If you have friends, family members, or colleagues who might benefit from my services, I wholeheartedly welcome your referrals. Let's empower each other on this journey towards personal growth and healing.

Reach out to me via phone or visit my website to learn more and to schedule an appointment. Thank you for your support!

To ensure confidentiality and adhere to ethics and privacy laws, please connect with me solely through my provided phone number and website. I am not able to respond to comments, messages, or questions on social media regarding services. But everything you needs is just a phone call away or listed on my website.

Elizabeth Boudreau-Boyer

🔗ElizabethBoudreau.com or
🔗AcadiaPsychotherapy.com

08/17/2023

My entire life has been based on grit!!

Duckworth's research suggests that grit can often be a more significant predictor of success than natural talent or intelligence. She emphasizes that while talent is important, it's the sustained effort and determination that ultimately lead to achievement. Gritty individuals are willing to put in the hard work, practice consistently, and overcome obstacles, which helps them reach their goals.

In a world that’s constantly evolving and where distances often separate us from our loved ones, it’s important to remem...
08/17/2023

In a world that’s constantly evolving and where distances often separate us from our loved ones, it’s important to remember that reaching out for support is a sign of immense strength, not weakness.

Life’s journey can take us far from the warmth of our family and friends, and that’s okay. But guess what? We’ve got a lifeline right at our fingertips – therapy! Whether it’s navigating life’s challenges, managing stress, or finding clarity, therapy can be your guiding light.

If you’re ready to embark on a journey of self-discovery and growth, I encourage you to consider therapy as an option. Remember, seeking support is an act of self-love – and you absolutely deserve it!

We are local and have two locations in Mckinney. Reach out for a ten minute free consultation.

What if you could transform your anxiety into something you can actually use during your work day? Neuroscientist Wendy ...
08/10/2023

What if you could transform your anxiety into something you can actually use during your work day? Neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki shares two evidence-based activities -- breathing and movement -- that can soothe your nervous system and fuel creativity and connection.

What if you could transform your anxiety into something you can actually use during your work day? Neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki shares two evidence-based acti...

Fascinating read about the history of trauma studies and where we are today in understanding how the brain and body are ...
08/02/2023

Fascinating read about the history of trauma studies and where we are today in understanding how the brain and body are affected by tramatic experiences.

Psychiatrist Bessel van der Kolk’s once controversial theory of trauma became the dominant way we make sense of our lives.

My latest blog post is a a mix of yoga, chakras and mental health. 🌱 Ground your energy and find healing for your Root C...
07/31/2023

My latest blog post is a a mix of yoga, chakras and mental health.

🌱 Ground your energy and find healing for your Root Chakra with these empowering yoga poses! 🧘‍♀️✨ Discover the transformative power of connecting mind, body, and spirit as you nurture your foundation and embrace a more balanced you.

Discover the 6 yoga poses to ground and heal your root chakra. Learn how these poses can promote stability, security, and personal growth in your life, creating a solid foundation for overall wellness.

Food for thought.
07/31/2023

Food for thought.

This post is for therapists! Read my new blog post honoring the remarkable contributions of Carl Gustav Jung, a true pio...
07/26/2023

This post is for therapists!

Read my new blog post honoring the remarkable contributions of Carl Gustav Jung, a true pioneer in the field of psychology. 🎂🏛️

Discover the profound impact of Carl Jung's pioneering work on modern therapy as we explore the transformative practice of inner child work. Uncover the power of nurturing the wounded inner child, fostering healing, and achieving personal growth. Join us on this journey into the world of psychology

My Latest Therapy Blog Post: 👉 Are you navigating the complexities of co-parenting after a separation or divorce? Wonder...
07/26/2023

My Latest Therapy Blog Post:

👉 Are you navigating the complexities of co-parenting after a separation or divorce? Wondering how to cope when one co-parent starts dating someone new? 🤔

Learn valuable insights and expert tips on how to handle this delicate phase while keeping your children's well-being at the forefront. 🤝👪

💡 Prioritize effective communication, maintain a child-centered approach, and foster open dialogue for a harmonious co-parenting environment. 💬💕

👉 Check out the blog now at and don't forget to hit that follow or share button to stay up-to-date with more helpful content! 📚👍

Discover valuable insights on co-parenting with new relationships after a separation or divorce. Learn how effective communication, child-centeredness, and open dialogue can help co-parents cope with emotional complexities while ensuring their children's well-being remains a priority. Seek professio

🌟🔑 Embrace the Transformative Power of Therapy After Divorce 🔑🌟Divorce brings significant life changes and challenges th...
07/19/2023

🌟🔑 Embrace the Transformative Power of Therapy After Divorce 🔑🌟

Divorce brings significant life changes and challenges that demand effective coping strategies. That's where therapy comes in, equipping you with essential tools to navigate these obstacles and cultivate healthy coping mechanisms. Elizabeth is here to guide you in developing practical problem-solving skills, stress management techniques, and adaptive strategies. Together, we can face obstacles head-on and find renewed strength in adversity. Read more in this weeks blog post.

Discover the transformative impact of therapy after divorce. Explore the top four compelling reasons why therapy is essential for healing, personal growth, and navigating the challenges of post-divorce life. Find expert guidance and support from experienced therapists specializing in divorce-related

Discover the transformative power of yoga for mental health and well-being in Elizabeth Boudreau's latest blog post. Exp...
07/14/2023

Discover the transformative power of yoga for mental health and well-being in Elizabeth Boudreau's latest blog post. Explore evidence-based benefits like stress reduction, mindfulness cultivation, mood enhancement, and resilience building. Schedule a personalized session with Elizabeth, a registered yoga teacher and psychotherapist, to prioritize your mental well-being.

Discover the evidence-based benefits of yoga for mental health and well-being. Reduce stress, cultivate mindfulness, enhance mood, and build resilience through the holistic practice of yoga. Schedule an appointment with Elizabeth, a skilled yoga teacher and psychotherapist, to embark on your journey

💖 Attention Single Moms & Dads! 💖Navigating single parenthood can feel overwhelming at times, but you don't have to go t...
07/06/2023

💖 Attention Single Moms & Dads! 💖

Navigating single parenthood can feel overwhelming at times, but you don't have to go through it alone. As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate, I understand the unique challenges you face and the importance of finding support.

I recently wrote a blog about the incredible benefits of therapy for single moms. From managing emotional burdens to nurturing your mental health, therapy provides a safe space to explore, heal, and grow. 🌸

If you're ready to prioritize your well-being and discover the power of therapy, I'm here to help. I am accepting new clients and would be honored to support you on your journey. 💪

Click the link below to read my blog and learn more about how therapy can empower you as a single mom. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions or would like to schedule a session. 📩

Remember, you are not alone in this. Together, let's navigate single parenthood with strength and resilience. 💖

Being a single mom is no easy feat. Juggling the responsibilities of parenthood, work, and personal life can leave you feeling overwhelmed and emotionally drained. It's essential to recognize that you don't have to face these challenges alone.

"The challenge of love is to stay open to emotional engagement with our partner and to learn how to express our deepest ...
07/03/2023

"The challenge of love is to stay open to emotional engagement with our partner and to learn how to express our deepest concerns and needs." -Sue Johnson

When we think of couples therapy, we often envision a picturesque scene of a happy couple sitting on a comfortable couch, holding hands, and effortlessly resolving their conflicts with a therapist's guidance. While that may be the ideal outcome, the reality of couples therapy is far from being just

Your morning routine matters.
07/03/2023

Your morning routine matters.

It all begins with an idea.

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Austin, TX
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