I Don’t Have All the Answers…No One Does

Some of the Questions People Ask Do you think I can do it?  Translation: “I’m not sure I can do it.” What should I do?  Translation: “I’m feeling lost.” How should I get there?  Translation: “Someone must show me the way.” Am I good enough?  Translation: “I don’t know the source of my worth.” Why did … Read more

You are Responsible for Your Own Well-Being

You are Responsible for Yourself! It may be a difficult truth but it is a cornerstone of well-being…you are responsible for yourself.  As therapists, we are too often charged with helping others improve their self esteem or self concept.  The truth is that feeling good about one’s self takes time to cultivate. Some people view … Read more

How Do You Feel About Being an Adult?

Why Do Some Therapists Find it Easier to Relate to Children? Whenever I meet Counselors who are reluctant about therapy with adult clients…I get very curious. Why do some find it easier to relate to children? I recognize that the nurturing and protective instincts play a part. In fact, that is exactly why some of us … Read more

Simplify the Holidays…

The Holiday Season It’s almost a clichéd topic…but still it is vital and relevant. The “holiday”  season brings many people to peaks of happiness and others to the depths of depressed mood and hurried anxiety. When we consider that “change” (both desired and undesired) increases stress, it makes sense that the holidays would induce many … Read more