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.
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
Often in relationships we settle for compromise. If we approach disagreement with meaningful communication, we would both be able to walk away satisfied and encouraged in the relationship.
The Post-wedding Blues occur for many brides regardless of the season. Find out why we experience post-wedding blues and what you can do about them.
It’s Not About You: Understanding Adoptee Search, Reunion, & Open Adoption for adoptive and birth parents & their therapists. It has been a labor of love for me to produce this for you.
Regardless of the future of the health insurance structure, your best possible option may be direct pay. It allows you to be in control of frequency, length of treatment, and selecting the best provider for you.
Brain-based therapy techniques can help clients experience unique breakthroughs, especially when “talk therapy” methods are at a standstill. Power therapies unlock creativity, process trauma, and help clients make significant progress. Brainspotting & EMDR are often compared.
Did you know that depression can increase life insurance premiums? In the long run, I believe that paying for counseling “out of pocket” will be less expensive for my clients than utilizing insurance benefits.
In 2017, join the Intentional Love Challenge. Every few weeks, you will receive a new challenge of something you can do to improve your relationship. A brief pre and post survey will help you see the difference the challenges have made in your relationshi
Brainspotting is a technique for processing traumas, negative cognitions, and difficult emotions. It was developed out of EMDR and provides deeper and faster processing with more powerful and comprehensive resolutions.
Each one of us has a valuable, meaningful life experience, and sharing our stories with each other is what keeps us connected and moving forward with understanding and tolerance. I strongly believe we need to make mental health discussions a comfortable t