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a very different therapeutic environment
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Welcome to Purposefully Unplugged

We offer a space for our clients to ground themselves within a natural setting, using five acres of woods and a trail system to encourage walking, talking, and creative exploration. This space is totally unplugged — there is no hydro. There is no Wi-Fi. You will be able to focus and immerse yourself in a therapeutic experience, distraction-free.

Take the Tour

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Animal Assisted Therapy

It is believed that a cow’s warmer body temperature, slower heartbeat, and large size can make hugging them a human stress reducer by elevating oxytocin, the hormone released in social bonding. At Purposefully Unplugged, psychotherapy and cow hugging in a natural environment are interconnected. You won’t think of yesterday or tomorrow when hugging a cow.

Meet Lori

My area of focus includes those who have experienced trauma. I work flexibly with all age groups, including children and youth. Shifting your path along a healing journey may come with mixed emotions. My goal is to help you celebrate your strengths and explore strategies that best support your success.

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The Quilt Block

As you drive to meet us, you will notice several local barns that have quilt blocks attached to the side. Our quilt block is a Rainbow Star. This is Purposefully Unplugged’s version of a rainbow flag. All are welcome and all discussions are engaged. Diversity of identity, choice, and relationship is vital and respected.