Designing a Therapy Office

Therapy Office Decor in serene coastal colors, designed by e-designer and blogger, Style by Mimi G

BEFORE (pretty sad looking place)

AFTER (Aaaahhh…much better!)

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My client is a therapist and came to me when she was ready to open her own private practice. She was looking for the space to be calm, warm, and a place she could even use for her own meditation. As I designed the office, I kept in mind to stick to neutrals, colors of the beach and peacock colors (her favorite), to create the mood we were looking for. These were the color palettes I kept referring back to.

 COLOR PALETTE FROM A THERAPY OFFICE DESIGN BLOGPOST
COLOR PALETTE FROM A THERAPY OFFICE DESIGN BLOGPOST

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This is the inside cover of an antique book that I framed. The colors worked perfectly for our palette. I also added a little pop of pink to each side of the room, which added a bit of contrast and vibrancy. When decorating a therapy office, you want to stick with neutrals and soothing colors. The small added pops of a contrasting color is optional, but I think it gives just the right amount of a boost of energy to the room. You definitely want your clients to feel calm and relaxed, but you don’t want then falling asleep! 🙂

 

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Saw this vase and fell in love! I was looking for some white pieces to contrast the blue wall and this piece adds great texture. I placed a trailing plant inside the vase and love the life it breathes into the office!  

 

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When styling a shelf, make sure to vary the heights of the items. If your items are around the same height, you can stack up a few books and place one of the items on top to create variation. Make sure not to line everything up in a row. Layer items to create interest and depth.

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The best part of designing therapy offices is knowing that I am taking a small part in the healing process of many people! 

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I’VE GOT SOME OPTIONS FOR YOU DIYers!!!

I just launched, “Therapy-Office-in-a-Click”!!!   It’s a budget friendly way to get the therapy office you’ve always dreamed of. It includes links to everything from furniture, plants and decor items down to inspiration stones and soothing scented oils. All items have positive customer reviews- you can skip all that time researching! Click HERE to start shopping!

I also created an e-book, “A step-by-step guide to decorating your tranquil therapy office,” that I’m giving away for FREE!!! It includes a detailed breakdown of how to create a therapy office with amazingly soothing energy. It also includes a checklist of all the items you’ll need to buy. Click on the image below to head to my online therapy office studio, or click here to SUBSCRIBE to receive the e-book for FREE!

E-Book Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Tranquil, Counseling or Psychotherapist Office, by E-Designer and Blogger, Style by Mimi G

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If you are looking for full service decorating for your commercial or home therapy office (or really any room you’d like transformed to have great energy), feel free to reach out to me. You can either fill out the contact form here or click here to choose a 15 min. time slot on my calendar to discuss your project with me.

 

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Is full service is not the right option for you, but you want a customized room made just for you? Have no fear! I offer an e-design service that will be perfect for you!

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WHAT’S COMING NEXT?

 A new blog post describing the thought process I go through when choosing items and when creating the layout.  You’ll also learn how the collaborative process works, seeing how a decorator and therapist work together to create the right experience for their clients.  The blog post will include a video interview with the therapist, recorded in her office. Together, we will discuss the process of transforming a room from looking like a DMV waiting room, into a calm space with healing energy.

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Need some help choosing relaxing art for your office?  Check out this blog post!  Click Image Below!

 

Relaxing Wall Art For Your Therapy Office, brought to you by Style by Mimi G, e-Designer specializing in therapy offices! Perfect for designing any calming space!

Interior Decorator, Style by Mimi G, uses tranquil colors and decor to design a therapy office. Perfect for a Psychotherapist commercial or home office.

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Traditional Master Bedroom Design (with a modern twist)

Traditional Master Bedroom in Neutrals and Blush, by Style by Mimi G, Interior Decorator and E-Designer

BEFORE…

AFTER…

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There’s nothing that tops the feeling of a returning client! I had the privilege of working with this client when she updated her living room. Since then, every time I would see her, she would tell me, “It’s not right! Every time I walk into my living room, I cannot help but smile and have a sense of serenity. Then, I walk into my bedroom and I’m jealous of my living room!” She told me that she never realized that surrounding yourself with beauty was so important for your well-being.

Finally, when she couldn’t take looking at her blah room anymore, I got the call to design her bedroom. Her bedroom set had Old World style with regal elegance. She had a big cozy wingback chair that was perfect for curling up with a book. Everything else had to go!

After discussing the style and feel of the room with my client, I came up with a plan. Traditional romantic sophistication with a modern twist. I started with choosing paint. The walls were a very pale pink, which did nothing for the room. I searched for a rich corally pink that would complement the wood tones of the furniture. I first tried a few samples on the wall before I made a final decision (NEVER skip this step! Unless, of course, you really like re-painting).

As soon as the room was painted, it was shopping time! I found all these pillows at Homegoods in one trip, and if you know the store Homegoods, you know that was nothing short of a miracle! I styled them on my client’s bed and she was sold.  It was love at first sight!

 

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This Kravet duvet cover is gorgeous! It has an animal-like print on it, with metallic silver speckled detail. I layered on a faux fur throw to add more luxury, texture and interest. Although there are a bunch of different patterns in the bedding, they work well together because they are all neutral. If you stick with a tight color palette, you can really get away with a lot (especially when you’re dealing with neutrals)!

 

Blog- Traditional Master Bedroom in Neutrals and Blush, by Style by Mimi G, Interior Decorator and E-Designer In our last project together, my client loved the added energy that color brought to the room. Not wanting to upset the feeling of tranquility, I made sure to lightly sprinkle color throughout the room.  Framing these sheets of handmade marbled art in gold was not only simple, but was a great starting point for the color palette. DIY at it’s best!

 

Blog- Traditional Master Bedroom in Neutrals and Blush, by Style by Mimi G, Interior Decorator and E-Designer

 

To lighten up the mood of the room, I added a splash of modern. Marbled art in clean-lined frames, white fur rugs, a simple tall glass vase and other decor brought this traditional room to 2017.

 

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I looked for a mirror to bounce some light around the room. I wanted it to be subtle, so the room would maintain a serene feel. This mirror really caught my eye. The ivory colored shell tiles are elegant, yet quiet. I also love how the curves in the mirror echo the arches in the art deco pillows.

 

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Blog- Traditional Master Bedroom in Neutrals and Blush, by Style by Mimi G, Interior Decorator and E-Designer

 

The candles dispersed throughout the room promote a calm surrounding and a perfect place to reflect and meditate (another request of my client). My client recently told me she was away on a trip. When she returned, she was completely drained. She got home, opened her bedroom door, sighed with relief and then smiled. The most rewarding part of my job is knowing that my completed projects becomes the daily joy of some really wonderful people!

 

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Just wanted to share my secret to hanging frames and mirrors. This little gadget makes it soooooo easy to hang things! You literally push them into the walls with your thumbs(must be drywall)!  It’s perfect for renters too because it leaves the tiniest holes in the wall.  The next time you move, you can just remove them and dab the matching paint on the hole with a cotton swab. Super easy!!!

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The links on this page may contain affiliate links, which means I get a small commission, at no extra cost to you. Make sure to check the weight limit works for your frame (the 20lb option should be good for the typical medium-sized frame and the 40lb option should work for a medium-sized mirror).

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Do I Even Have a Dream?!?! My Unconventional Journey to Interior Decorating

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Do I Even Have a Dream?!?! My Unconventional Journey to Interior Decorating

“Why is therapy office decor so important anyway?!?! What’s the big deal? The clients aren’t coming for spa day! They’re coming for me to help them with their issues.  Anyway, my clients don’t seem to mind that it doesn’t look pretty in here. I mean, it would be nice if my office was decorated nicely, but I wouldn’t even know where to start!” -thoughts of many lovely therapists.

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My name is Mimi Goldsmith and I am an interior decorator that specializes in transforming residential interiors and therapy offices.  My very first project was a therapy office in a commercial space. That project actually sparked my love for design. It was really a blessing that came at the perfect time. I had 4 young kids I was caring for and my hubby had just started med school that year. Let me tell you, it was rough! He was gone all day, ate dinner with us and then had video study groups the rest of the evening.

THE BEFORE PIC

He did warn me that it wasn’t gonna be easy. He actually told me something kinda funny too. He told me that at his med school orientation, the Dean was giving a speech. He started with,  “Med school is no walk in the park. It will get grueling. It will ruin any social life you had. If you’re in a relationship, it most likely won’t last past the first year of school.  Are any of you married?” My hubby piped up,  “Don’t worry, I pre-filed!” I know, terrible! But I thought it was hilarious (that’s why we work so well together)!

So, that should give you a pretty clear picture of what med school life looks like. Life had made it’s adjustment, but I couldn’t keep up. I did try, but I was struggling. I was very happy that he was following his dreams, but I think watching him “go for it” made me realize how stagnant I was. I’m usually a pretty happy person, but the change of climate in my home made me feel like I was standing still, watching my life pass by.

ANOTHER SAD BEFORE PIC

What was my dream anyway?!?!  I was 38 at the time and I remember many times when I’d be hanging out with a friend, I’d turn to them and ask, “What should I be when I grow up?” They’d laugh and we’d move on to the next conversation. But I was really unsettled not knowing what my dream was. I mean, I was pretty busy having and taking care of kids for a good decade. But they were getting older and more independent and I just kept asking, what will I be when I grew up?

In the back of my head I kept hearing something a friend says when the new year comes around. She says, “G-d should bless you with a year of revealed good!” That is my favorite blessing! First of all, it’s unique. “Happy New Year doesn’t have that much oomph after you’ve heard it 30 times. Second of all, it’s very powerful and helped me to really appreciate when I was actually able to clearly recognize the good in my life. Well, listen to the following and you’ll see the kind of blessing that I got.

One evening, I went shopping with a good friend. We headed out to HomeGoods (do you also hear the angels sing when that word is spoken?).  As we shopped, my friend said, “I’m so excited, I found a space for my private practice office and I’m signing the lease tomorrow!” We hugged and I congratulated her. Then she said, “The only thing I’ll need to do is decorate it, but I have no idea what to buy and where to start. Wait, Mimi, you’d be so good at that! You want to design my office (insert more HomeGoods angel singing here)?”  I answer, “Shut up! Really? Don’t tease me!” We hugged (I may have jumped up and down in excitement) and my answer was a big fat, “YES!!!”

The next morning, I met the landlord so I could take measurements of the room. Well, before he even showed me her office, he was taking me to other offices that were still in construction phase asking me about paint colors for those offices. I know it’s crazy, but I left the building with 2 projects that morning!!! I went home and starting doing research on interior decorating. Paint color! Lighting! Color palettes! Mastering my new floor plan software program! I loved it all! I mean, I had always loved it. But once I started doing research for the projects, I realized how passionate I was about it. It was love at first sight. I had found my dream.

The evenings look different now. The fam eats dinner together, I put the kids to bed and then my hubby and I sit together on our own laptops.   We sit there for hours, him following his dream, and me following mine.  My frustration has been squelched and my passion has been stoked.  Realizing my dream had freed me.  I am now able to love and embrace my life with joy. I am happier, which means that the family is happier too. All from a night out shopping with a friend at HomeGoods?  You could bet that it was all chance, but I put my money on revealed good.

Thank you for the blessing!

Hope you enjoyed hearing about my journey!  Feel free to leave a comment. I’d love to connect! If you are thinking about decorating your commercial or home therapy office (or really any room you’d like transformed to have great energy), feel free to reach out to me. You can either fill out the contact form here or click here to choose a 15 min. time slot on my calendar to discuss your project with me.

Live outside the tri-state area? Have no fear! I offer an e-design service made just for you!

I’VE GOT SOME OPTIONS FOR ALL YOU DIYers!!!

Just launched a new service for you, “Therapy-Office-in-a-Click”! It’s basically the bed-in-a-bag idea, for therapy offices! It’s a budget friendly way to get the therapy office you’ve always dreamed of. It includes links to everything from furniture, plants and decor items down to inspiration stones and soothing scented oils. For all the details, head to my services page!

Now available, a free e-book called, “A step-by-step guide to decorating your tranquil therapy office.” Click on the image below to get yours!

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WHAT’S COMING NEXT?

A new blog post describing the thought process I go through when choosing and positioning each item.  You’ll also learn how the collaborative process works, seeing how a decorator and therapist work together to create the right experience for their clients.  The blog post will include a video interview with the therapist, recorded in her office. Together, we will discuss the process of transforming a room from looking like a DMV waiting room, into a calm space with healing energy. Subscribe to the blog if you’d like to get notified when new posts are published.

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