Navigating Your New Normal

Hey family!  How are YOU doing?  I have honestly been procrastinating getting content out.  I know that as a helper and a healer, I do have a responsibility to the people that I serve to help them work through times like these.  AND as a whole human being, I was also having some difficulty finding... Continue Reading →

3 Ways to Quickly Lower Anxiety

3 Ways to Quickly Lower Anxiety It's 30 minutes before you have to talk in front of a group of 40 people.  Nothing fancy, you are just standing up, stating your name, and giving a brief description of why you are here.  Well if it's not so fancy, then why is your heart pounding out... Continue Reading →

Grieving The Loss of An Icon

Greetings Fam! The death of beloved basketball icon, Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and all of those involved in the helicopter crash, has shocked and caused grief among many all over the world.  Grief is a multi-dimension response to loss.  No one in this world is exempt from suffering and no one is exempt from... Continue Reading →

Issues Addressed In Therapy

Hey fam!  I am so thankful that people are increasingly more willing to go to therapy.  Yet we understand that there is still a great deal of stigma around and misconceptions about what gets addressed in therapy.  The short answer is ANY and EVERYTHING. No topic is off the table in therapy.  You get to... Continue Reading →

Types of Therapy

Hey Fam! If you are still thinking about starting therapy, this post is for you!  There are many types of therapies and therapists.  It is important that you find the right fit for both.  I am a person centered therapist who practices cognitive behavioral therapy.  I also pull from process-oriented and insight-oriented approaches.  Here are... Continue Reading →

5 Reasons to Start Therapy

Hey fam! It is the start of the new year and new decade! I KNOW that many people have "start therapy" on their 2020 goal list.  If you have been contemplating beginning therapy this post and my subsequent posts over the next few weeks should help you understand more about the who, what, when, where,... Continue Reading →

Reflections 2019

So, I haven't actually posted on my blog since the Summer.  Grrrrr….in trying to assess why that might be, I've identified a couple of reasons: It's quicker to post on Instagram I'm still a recovering perfectionist and get caught up on the "right" things to post (The realest reason) I realized that people actually read... Continue Reading →

Stuck

*Transparency Alert* I've been on this transparency kick right, about my feelings, my process or whatever.  My hope is that if I am vulnerable with parts of my experience others will feel more inclined and less fearful about their own journey toward vulnerability.  As a perfectionist, with a learned behavior of dismissing feelings, I honestly... Continue Reading →

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