Blog & Updates
Currently, I primarily blog on this website, although admittedly not as frequently as recommended. Writing can be wonderfully therapeutic in a variety of ways. Whether you share what you write with the whole world, just your therapist, or no one, I hope you can experience the self-discovery, emotional dumping, and joy that writing can bring.
2020 has been enough to overwhelm anyone.To have the emotional stamina for this marathon, I have to dose my dissociation rather than binge it and focus on neurobiological regulation amidst all of the tragedies.
Adult adoptees and birth parents may find they are struggling with restrictions and isolation. Many young adoptees are responding positively to more time with family and having to navigate fewer relationships.
Therapists may integrate any of these four types of music into your sessions for part or all of the counseling session to specifically reach your brain and enhance your brain’s healing capacities.
Commitment mentality is selfless and puts aside all of what we have dreamed and envisioned to meet him where he is, to love all that he is, all that he is not, and do the hard work of parenting when it is difficult and not what you had envisioned.
Typically premarital programs occur prior to the wedding, but research says the window of opportunity lasts into the first year of marriage and will reduce the chances of divorce and increase marital satisfaction, both immediately and long-term.
When you ask your partner for something, ask in a way that invites your partner to want to give it to you. It’s not just your words, but your tone, body language, etc. Let your request be an invitation your partner wants to accept.
For productive communication, I encourage couples to trade in the ping-pong style of communicating most of us are familiar with for a style of communication that actually MOVEs things forward. You can change the conversation simply by how you respond.
Facebook Live video: Indy With Kids asked Brooke-Randolph, Licensed Mental Health Counselor to help us develop a strategy on how to best discuss school shootings with our children.
The truth is that a school shooting could happen anywhere at any time. Parents are scared, and our kids are scared too. How To Talk To Your Kids, How to Help them Manage Anxiety after a School Shooting, and When to Seek Counseling.
This book is like a dear friend bringing you a warm, fuzzy blanket and mug of hot chocolate, giving you a space to breath and re-charge. It provides comfort and reminds foster and adoptive parents that they are not alone.
How can you get the most out of therapy? Here are ten ways that you can make your therapy sessions more productive!
Change can be a difficult thing deal with, even more difficult is changing yourself: your habits, your routines, and your lifestyle. Take a look at the stages of change to see where you are and help motivate you to take the steps you need to finally make