Therapist on Why Your 20s Isn’t for Deciding Your Path But Instead Exploring Possibilities | E70 Grace Dowd
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Going into college, Grace was pre-med and planning on becoming a doctor. She found out through taking classes and trying internships, that this wasn’t the right path for her. Instead, her twisted journey led her to therapy.


Although this wasn’t her plan going into college, Grace shares that looking back now, she’s really appreciated the unclear route. What’s the fun in having an obvious and predictable plan? But I get it, no one likes feeling lost either.


Now as a therapist, Grace supports her clients as they navigate their own ups and downs of life.


She has transitioned from solo therapist to building her practice, Grace Therapy & Wellness, and if you are a Texas resident, I recommend checking her out.


By listening to this episode, you’ll learn how to use value cards to uncover what’s important to you, how to listen to your nervous system, and what happens when you ask better questions.


Show Notes:

[2:23] Developing communication skills as a therapist

[9:58] Grace’s story to finding therapy

[19:11] What’s it like being in your 30s

[25:18] Life transitions and finding your path in your 20s

[28:24] Using value cards to uncover what’s important to you

[38:25] Polyvagal theory and the nervous system



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