Liberation Through Radical Self-Care

We welcome our guest Clerissa Cooper, MS, LPC, NCC, CCH this week Hello Folks! My name is Clerissa Cooper, and I am a professional counselor and a hypocrite. Wow! That’s one hell of a way to start a blog post, huh? But it’s true. Let me say more before your mind goes wild with all … Read more

Baggage

Pac Rim I am a movie buff (of sorts). One of my favorites ways to unwind is to watch movies. Specifically, movies I have seen before. One of my recent favorites is a movie called “Pacific Rim.” I own it on Amazon video. In the film “Pac Rim,” the heroes are fighting giant Godzilla type … Read more

Do What You Can (within reason)

There is so much to do and so little time This is a time in my life and in the lives of many other’s wherein stress, challenge and opportunity abound. My concerns include, but are not limited to, the following: the state of our democracy (i.e. the Supreme Court nomination process & hearings); social concerns … Read more

If You Want More, Stop Accepting Less

Victimized? This week I had the great fortune of engaging in meaningful dialogue with a group of my supervisees. There were many topics up for discussion but one really captured my attention – “How do we find work in the field that is not traumatizing?” This may seem like a loaded question, but I don’t … Read more