253 episodes

Welcome to the Close the Chapter podcast! I am Kristen Boice, a licensed marriage and family therapist with a private counseling practice, Pathways to Healing Counseling in Noblesville, Indiana.

The mission for Close the Chapter Podcast is to help you through life’s transitions, navigate the hard and lonely times along the journey, learn helpful and powerful ways to cope with emotions and transitions, and empower you to discover the REAL you.

The goal is to help you feel more calm, content, compassionate and connected. We will close the chapter on what doesn’t serve you any more and open the door to new possibilities.

I will be hosting solo some weeks and sharing about a variety of topics that will help you find healing in your journey. Other weeks, I will have conversations with guests who will share information, stories and helpful strategies. I want to make this practical to every day life.

My hope is you will have actionable steps every episode and motivation, inspiration and HOPE for
making sustainable change. We want to reduce stress, anxiety, depression, shame and fear. You are not in this alone!

Close the Chapter Podcast with Kristen Boice Kristen D. Boice

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 82 Ratings

Welcome to the Close the Chapter podcast! I am Kristen Boice, a licensed marriage and family therapist with a private counseling practice, Pathways to Healing Counseling in Noblesville, Indiana.

The mission for Close the Chapter Podcast is to help you through life’s transitions, navigate the hard and lonely times along the journey, learn helpful and powerful ways to cope with emotions and transitions, and empower you to discover the REAL you.

The goal is to help you feel more calm, content, compassionate and connected. We will close the chapter on what doesn’t serve you any more and open the door to new possibilities.

I will be hosting solo some weeks and sharing about a variety of topics that will help you find healing in your journey. Other weeks, I will have conversations with guests who will share information, stories and helpful strategies. I want to make this practical to every day life.

My hope is you will have actionable steps every episode and motivation, inspiration and HOPE for
making sustainable change. We want to reduce stress, anxiety, depression, shame and fear. You are not in this alone!

    253. 5 Myths About the Healing Journey

    253. 5 Myths About the Healing Journey

    In this episode, Kristen debunks five common myths about healing, drawing from her therapy practice, and offers practical tips for fostering resilience and self-awareness on your personal growth journey.
     
    Subscribe and get a free 5-day journal at www.kristendboice.com to begin closing the chapter on what doesn’t serve you and open the door to the real you.
     
    This information is being provided to you for educational and informational purposes only. It is being provided to you to educate you about ideas on stress management and as a self-help tool for your own use. It is not psychotherapy/counseling in any form. This information is to be used at your own risk based on your own judgment.  For my full Disclaimer please go to www.kristendboice.com.
     
    For counseling services near Indianapolis, IN, visit www.pathwaystohealingcounseling.com. Pathways to Healing Counseling's vision is to provide warm, caring, compassionate and life-changing counseling services and educational programs to individuals, couples and families in order to create learning, healing and growth.

    • 30 min
    252. Sober Curiosity with Amanda Kuda

    252. Sober Curiosity with Amanda Kuda

    In this episode, Kristen talks with  Amanda Kuda, an expert in living an alcohol-free lifestyle. They discuss Amanda's journey, busting myths about sobriety, and the power of self-reflection for personal growth.
     
    www.amandakuda.com
     
    Subscribe and get a free 5-day journal at www.kristendboice.com to begin closing the chapter on what doesn’t serve you and open the door to the real you.
    This information is being provided to you for educational and informational purposes only. It is being provided to you to educate you about ideas on stress management and as a self-help tool for your own use. It is not psychotherapy/counseling in any form. This information is to be used at your own risk based on your own judgment.  For my full Disclaimer please go to www.kristendboice.com.
    For counseling services near Indianapolis, IN, visit www.pathwaystohealingcounseling.com. Pathways to Healing Counseling's vision is to provide warm, caring, compassionate and life-changing counseling services and educational programs to individuals, couples and families in order to create learning, healing and growth.
     
     
     

    • 53 min
    251.Helping High Conflict Couples with Jennine Estes, LMFT and Jackie Wielick, LMFT

    251.Helping High Conflict Couples with Jennine Estes, LMFT and Jackie Wielick, LMFT

    In this episode, Kristen explores the dynamics of high conflict couples with licensed Marriage and Family Therapists and authors, Jenine Estes and Jackie Wielick. They delve into communication challenges, attachment wounds, and strategies for fostering emotional safety and vulnerability within relationships.
    www.helpforhighconflictcouples.com
     
    Subscribe and get a free 5-day journal at www.kristendboice.com to begin closing the chapter on what doesn’t serve you and open the door to the real you.
    This information is being provided to you for educational and informational purposes only. It is being provided to you to educate you about ideas on stress management and as a self-help tool for your own use. It is not psychotherapy/counseling in any form. This information is to be used at your own risk based on your own judgment.  For my full Disclaimer please go to www.kristendboice.com.
    For counseling services near Indianapolis, IN, visit www.pathwaystohealingcounseling.com. Pathways to Healing Counseling's vision is to provide warm, caring, compassionate and life-changing counseling services and educational programs to individuals, couples and families in order to create learning, healing and growth.
     

    • 50 min
    250. Loving Someone with Suicidal Thoughts or Self-Harming with Stacey Freedenthal, PhD, LCSW

    250. Loving Someone with Suicidal Thoughts or Self-Harming with Stacey Freedenthal, PhD, LCSW

    In this episode, Kristen and guest Stacey Freedenthal, a psychotherapist, author, and educator specializing in suicide risk, dive deep into the complexities of loving someone with suicidal thoughts or self-harm. They provide a deeper understanding of how to effectively support and communicate with loved ones navigating these challenging mental health issues.
    www.staceyfreedenthal.com
     
    Subscribe and get a free 5-day journal at www.kristendboice.com to begin closing the chapter on what doesn’t serve you and open the door to the real you.
    This information is being provided to you for educational and informational purposes only. It is being provided to you to educate you about ideas on stress management and as a self-help tool for your own use. It is not psychotherapy/counseling in any form. This information is to be used at your own risk based on your own judgment.  For my full Disclaimer please go to www.kristendboice.com.
    For counseling services near Indianapolis, IN, visit www.pathwaystohealingcounseling.com. Pathways to Healing Counseling's vision is to provide warm, caring, compassionate and life-changing counseling services and educational programs to individuals, couples and families in order to create learning, healing and growth.
     
     

    • 51 min
    249. Speaking with Heart with Dr. Heather Browne

    249. Speaking with Heart with Dr. Heather Browne

    In this episode, Kristen and returning guest, Dr. Heather Browne explore the transformative power of communication and how bringing love into every conversation can transform relationships.
    www.drheatherbrowne.com
     
    Subscribe and get a free 5-day journal at www.kristendboice.com to begin closing the chapter on what doesn’t serve you and open the door to the real you.
    This information is being provided to you for educational and informational purposes only. It is being provided to you to educate you about ideas on stress management and as a self-help tool for your own use. It is not psychotherapy/counseling in any form. This information is to be used at your own risk based on your own judgment.  For my full Disclaimer please go to www.kristendboice.com.
    For counseling services near Indianapolis, IN, visit www.pathwaystohealingcounseling.com. Pathways to Healing Counseling's vision is to provide warm, caring, compassionate and life-changing counseling services and educational programs to individuals, couples and families in order to create learning, healing and growth.
     

    • 44 min
    248. Important Ways to Help Your Mental Wellbeing this Year

    248. Important Ways to Help Your Mental Wellbeing this Year

    In this episode, Kristen explores strategies and practices to enhance your overall well-being in the new year, delving into the significance of self-reflection, setting boundaries, and cultivating gratitude.
     
    Subscribe and get a free 5-day journal at www.kristendboice.com to begin closing the chapter on what doesn’t serve you and open the door to the real you.
    This information is being provided to you for educational and informational purposes only. It is being provided to you to educate you about ideas on stress management and as a self-help tool for your own use. It is not psychotherapy/counseling in any form. This information is to be used at your own risk based on your own judgment.  For my full Disclaimer please go to www.kristendboice.com.
    For counseling services near Indianapolis, IN, visit www.pathwaystohealingcounseling.com. Pathways to Healing Counseling's vision is to provide warm, caring, compassionate and life-changing counseling services and educational programs to individuals, couples and families in order to create learning, healing and growth.

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
82 Ratings

82 Ratings

SC.M. ,

Informative and Affirming

Meaningful conversations about important mental health topics. Always informative and supportive! Thank you, Kristen, for this helpful podcast!

Financial Samurai ,

Great podcast!

Heard your episode on Rachel’s podcast about book publishing. Loved the talk about rejections. - Sam, Financial Samurai

LauraVCoaching ,

So, so relevant!

I love this podcast and it will continue to stay on my favorites list. Kristen has a way of presenting complex topics in a safe and easy way to grasp. I love the variety of episodes and the invitation to examine myself and support others in my life.

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