The Basketball Hoop

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The Basketball Hoop I will always remember a specific event in my life that changed me forever. It changed my thinking, it changed my future, it changed my purpose and it changed my motivations. I was only 18. I had graduated from high school, had plans set to attend community college, I had a good […]

Timeout!

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For the past 26+ years I have had the honor and privilege to work with many married couples and families. One of the huge issues in these situations is the ability to communicate during a disagreement or argument. Let’s be honest, fights are going to happen in marriages and families. Sometimes they escalate so fast […]

FEAR IS A LIAR

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Happy Halloween! – Don’t be scurd. Fear is a liar! I remember as a young child the one house in the neighborhood that would just scare us to the point of tears. I literally thought I was going to die. There were mummies, grim reapers, vampires, witches, and ghosts. It was smoke filled, with flashing […]

Grounding Tool

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Many of my clients ask me my opinion on what medication they should or shouldn’t take for their anxiety. I’m not a big fan of medication, but many do need it. I encourage you to work in tandem with a Counselor and your Dr. to manage any medication you may take to manage or prevent […]

Alone?

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4 Calls/emails since Monday about help with a loved one who has made a Suicide attempt or talked about Suicide. What is happening? Isn’t Thanksgiving and Christmas supposed to be a joyful time? I’m hear to tell you that for many people the Holiday season is the darkest of times. It may bring up the […]

It Just Feels Forced

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Have you ever felt that way about someone you are in relationship with? Maybe you are in a marriage where you wish that your spouse did or said things more “naturally”, but they don’t. Then when they do say or do the things you wish it “feels forced”. Hey I get it. I’ve actually been […]