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The Harm of the Positive Psychology Trend: The Negative Side to Being Positive

  The Harm of the Positive Psychology Trend: The Negative Side to Being Positive Who isn’t aware of the positive psychology trend? Life is great! Life is wonderful! All of life’s problems are solved with this idea of HAPPINESS IS A CHOICE! Wouldn’t it help your situation and make life [...]

By |2019-11-05T19:32:06-06:00July 28th, 2017|Mental Health|Comments Off on The Harm of the Positive Psychology Trend: The Negative Side to Being Positive

Childhood Abuse Awareness: The Impact Childhood has on Adulthood

The experience of childhood abuse is far reaching. The United States is ranked as one of the leading industrialized nations for childhood abuse with nearly 700,000 children having reported abuse each year. Abuse can occur in many forms including physical, emotional, psychological, sexual, and neglect. Those who experience childhood abuse [...]

By |2019-11-05T19:44:12-06:00April 6th, 2017|Abuse, Trauma|1 Comment

Why do Therapists Charge So Much to Talk to Me?

I think this is a great question and a very valid question to have so I wanted to take some time to clarify what all it is that therapists do for you as their client. Right off the bat I will clarify one common misconception: I DO NOT GET PAID [...]

By |2019-11-10T23:08:12-06:00February 25th, 2017|Therapists|Comments Off on Why do Therapists Charge So Much to Talk to Me?

I Got Divorced. Who am I?

Marriage unites two lives bringing together two people who create daily habits together, they marry into one another’s families, they share time with friends, and possibly even children (together or blended). You identify as a spouse, you share private information and develop hobbies and past times together. It’s beautiful, until [...]

By |2019-11-06T20:45:25-06:00February 18th, 2017|Divorce, Identity|Comments Off on I Got Divorced. Who am I?

The Broken Path

No parents are perfect, but sometimes parents are painfully imperfect. Sometimes parents directly instill fear, neglect, lovelessness, worthlessness, rejection, self-hate, abandonment, and anger that children live with. When these hurting children grow up to be adults they struggle. The challenges we face in childhood become the struggles of our adulthood. [...]

By |2019-11-06T20:57:41-06:00November 21st, 2016|Christian Counseling|3 Comments

Learn to Cope During Holidays

I have learned over the years of counseling that the holidays are packed full of emotions. For most it is a mix of pleasant and unpleasant emotional experiences adding to the frustration and complexity of the holiday season. STRESS DEPRESSION ANXIETY LONELINESS GRIEF FAMILY DYSFUNCTION EXHAUSTION OVERWHELM GUILT SHAME   [...]

By |2019-11-10T23:25:26-06:00November 19th, 2016|Christian Counseling, Holidays|Comments Off on Learn to Cope During Holidays

Holiday Busters

For many the holidays bring a lot of stress. Let’s keep it real: the holidays are awesome when you’re a kid, but as an adult, the holidays turn you into a not-so-joyful person. There is a lot that goes into the holidays from preparation to execution. I’m not here to [...]

By |2019-11-06T21:56:46-06:00November 18th, 2016|Holidays|Comments Off on Holiday Busters

Finding Peace

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAkQRdF227E I want to open this blog with an exercise: Before you read any further, what is your definition of peace? Write it down and think about it. Make sure you are satisfied with how you have defined, experienced, and expect peace to look and feel in your life. How [...]

By |2019-11-06T22:19:17-06:00November 15th, 2016|Anxiety|1 Comment

Introversion: Your Superpower

Introversion is not something that is widely celebrated or even understood. When was the last time you read a job description that said something like “do you like to isolate, live inside your own head, and feel overwhelmed by other people? Well, this is the job for you!” I don’t [...]

By |2019-11-06T22:47:57-06:00October 1st, 2016|Identity|Comments Off on Introversion: Your Superpower
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