I just got back from a long weekend in Nashville with my siblings and I am struck with an overwhelming appreciation for the Big Dreamers and the Big Thinkers of the world.   The town is filled with people singing their hearts out and putting it out there for the world to see. So many talented…

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People often ask if our practice does marriage counseling. The answer is yes. We do all types of relationship counseling. Our primary focus is to promote the health of the individual while strengthening their relationships. This often takes skills that we don’t have and an approach that requires self-awareness and growth. A healthy marriage requires…

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This morning I am struggling with holding a grudge.  The target is my husband. The details of which are inconsequential, mundane enough that most would be able to see themselves in it. So I will not bore either of us with the actual circumstance.   It has made me think about the purpose of holding a…

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A big focus of the type of therapy I do has to do with having healthy relationships.  The theory goes that by having healthy relationships we can become personally empowered and healthier.  Relationship empowerment equates to personal empowerment. And vice versa. This is not just about our closest of relationships but about all of our…

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Good morning. I know- it’s been awhile.   Life and other things have diverted the energy needed to write these posts.  Rather than beat myself up, I am extending some mercy to myself. I have been working on this concept for awhile, and recently I have started co-reading “Hallelujah Anyway:Rediscovering Mercy” by Anne Lamott with…

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Our mental health is something to be aware of and taken care of on a regular basis. Suicide rates are on the rise and depression does not discriminate. It is our job to fight the stigma that prevents people from receiving the proper care that might save their lives. This is a great example of…

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My meditation this morning ended with “Every day on this planet is a miracle.” A simple but true way to see the world. Waking up is a miracle. The ice on the trees by the creek is a miracle. Looking out the window on a gorgeous zero degree day while comfortably wearing socks and a…

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