Thank You

To clients past, present and future. To you, the reader of this blog post. To those curious about therapy despite the WIDE variety of therapists, counselors, psychologists, social workers, etc. To those who love deeply enough to leap for change. To those of you who bare your soul and dare to hope. I am grateful that I have the pleasure of working with brave people who dare to dream of a better life. I am honored to witness that change…

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Thanksgiving Guilt

Last year at this time I addressed boundaries and how to use them effectively to have a good holiday season. After giving a presentation to my community about boundaries and family of choice I heard a resounding theme. Guilt. It seemed the crowd had a great grasp on the concept of boundaries including how to use them and how to make them effective. The questions came as we shifted the focus to family of choice. Family of choice refers to those…

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When to seek Couples Therapy:

It can be difficult to tell when you need outside help in your relationship. Relationships go through phases just like people and sometimes the stress we feel is simply a point of growth. However, when the stress or issue begins to inhibit growth and linger, itís important to tend to the issue. Also if these behaviors or interactions occur for a long period of time or become primary ways of coping in the relationship they are red flags. You stop…

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