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How to get therapy to work for you!

How to get therapy to work for you!

  Going to therapy is a very difficult decision and process and is only compounded by trying to find the right therapist for you. A colleague of mine often uses the metaphor of trying on shoes to understand finding the right therapist. There are a lot of...

Choice Point

Choice Point

It is no surprise that this year has been painful and difficult for most if not all. We have had to adapt to innumerable changes that have left us overwhelmed, disillusioned, and maybe even helpless. Maybe you have felt stuck and struggled to make decisions. It’s hard...

When your child discloses sexual abuse

When your child discloses sexual abuse

As a parent, you try to prepare for all the big moments in your child’s life by reading the parenting books and researching their development. However, you are never fully prepared for the moment your child discloses sexual abuse. Parents often feel scared,...

New Year New You!

New Year New You!

  Anxiety is the most common mental health disorder. This looks different for each individual. However, one common manifestation of anxiety is avoidance, not being able to engage in enjoyable activities. The brain is an amazing thing, but at times it can be a...

October is Baby Loss Awareness Month

October is Baby Loss Awareness Month

Recently Chrissy Teigen and Jon Legend shared photos of their devastating loss of their third child. She was reported to be about 5 or 6 months into this pregnancy. The sadness in these photos was palpable. This was hard to see and read about but necessary to bring...

Opening Communication Channels with Teens

Opening Communication Channels with Teens

Often parents feel a real disconnect to their adolescent and struggle with understanding the challenges youth are faced with today. Growing up I was given books and paper assignments, cell phones weren’t around and only a select few had pagers to keep in contact,...

Sharing Our Grief Helps Diminish It

Sharing Our Grief Helps Diminish It

I recently learned that the Sunday before Mother’s Day is International Bereaved Mother’s Day. I did some brief research on the origins of both and I found that a lady named Anne Jarvis was the founder of Mother's Day in 1858. She founded this day to honor her own...

In the Quiet

In the Quiet

Sometimes the busyness and the struggles in this life cause us to feel paralyzed. We feel so overwhelmed that we don’t feel like ourselves. Anxiety or depression come in and we feel constantly on edge or in a state of despair. Maybe we feel like there is...