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3/17/20: We are Here to Help- Offering in Person and Virtual Sessions

During this Coronavirus Pandemic, many people are expressing increased stress and anxiety.  Kelly Daugherty, LCSW-R and Greater Life Health/Kevin Daugherty are taking this situation very seriously.  We also know that during this stressful time, our clients need their appointments maybe even more than before. 

Currently, we are still going into the office and meeting with our clients. We are cleaning and disinfecting the office frequently, have removed magazines and toys, practicing social distancing and washing hands between each session.

We are asking any clients to stay home if they are feeling ill, have been exposed to someone diagnosed with Coronavirus or have traveled out of the country or a hot spot of Coronavirus in the last two weeks.  Cancelation fees will be waived for these clients. 

We are also offering virtual sessions for our clients that may be quarantined, are immune-compromised or for those that are fearful to come into the office.  Simple Practice is the technology service we will use to conduct virtual sessions. It is simple to use and there are no passwords required to log in. An email with the link for the session will be sent to you prior to our scheduled appointment time.  There is also an app called Telehealth by SimplePractice that can be downloaded.  Before a virtual session can be conducted, specific consents will be sent to our clients that need to be signed prior to our scheduled appointment.  Kelly has a program that she will be utilizing for any clients that are in the midst of doing EMDR.

We will be reevaluating this situation daily and will keep you up to date regarding any changes to your appointment. 

How to Cope with the Stress of this Pandemic

  • Utilize Your Tools:
  • EFT
  • Bilateral Stimulation and variations such as the Scramble, Butterfly Hug
  • Peripheral Vision
  • Mindfulness- Be Here Now.   Ask yourself- What’s Wrong Right Now? Most of the time- nothing is wrong in the actual moment.  Use your breath to ground yourself, bringing yourself back to the present moment.  Your breath is your anchor to this present moment and you always have your breath so focus on your breath. 
  • Meditate- There are several great apps like Head Space, Stop, Breath & Think, 10% Happier
  • Heart Breathing or 4,4,4 Breathing (Inhale to the count of 4, Hold for 4, Exhale for 4)
  • Take Breaks from the News and Social Media- This situation is constantly changing and hearing about it all the time can increase your stress/fear
  • Connect with Others- Reach out to Others including your therapist/life coach/pastor to talk about your feelings
  • Follow CDC Guidelines and get your information/updates from reliable sources including: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html    https://health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/coronavirus/
  • Having Trouble Sleeping- Listen to this Free Sleep Audio: https://www.greaterlifehealth.com/hypno-sleep-audio

Contact Kevin Daugherty of Greater LiFe Health 

Suite 21 Entrance at Malta Commons

For your safety and convenience sessions are available virtually through a secure web-based platform and limited in person sessions available with social distancing and cleaning protocols in place.

If meeting at the office is appropriate I am located in Malta, Saratoga County, NY. Conveniently off I-87 (Exit 12) in Malta. Easily accessible to clients from all areas of the NY Capital Region including Saratoga, Albany, Warren, Washington Counties and the towns of Clifton Park, Saratoga Springs, Ballston Lake, Ballston Spa, Burnt Hills, Mechanicville, Glens Falls, Albany and more.

Suite 21 at Malta Commons

100 Saratoga Village Blvd, Suite 21
Malta, NY 12020 

Coaching/Hypnosis: Kevin Daugherty, CH, CHHC, CHMI
  [email protected]

To schedule an appointment or to obtain additional information about any of my service please fill out the form below, or email, or call me.

Disclaimer: The hypnosis services rendered by Kevin Daugherty, CHHC, CH, CHMI are held out to the public as non-therapeutic hypnotism, defined as the use of hypnosis to inculcate positive thinking and the capacity for self-hypnosis. Kevin Daugherty does not represent my services as any form of health care or psychotherapy, and despite research to the contrary, by law Kevin Daugherty may make no health benefit claims for his services.

Results may vary from person to person. We guarantee the very best service using current information and appropriate hypnotic techniques for your situation.