A Tale of a Misunderstanding…

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A Tale of a Misunderstanding…

I recently took a continuing education on self-regulation for children and was surprised at how it improved my communication with my son. I hadn’t realized that his reactions to things could be due to his perception and interpretation of the situation. I’ll give you an example so that you can see how powerful this can be, not just in communications...[ read more ]

Exploring your own sexuality

I recently participated in an Esther Perel Forbidden Conversations Webinar on Sex. It really made me think about how we view sexuality and how those views or beliefs affect our relationships. We often look at sexuality as what someone does to us, putting it on the other person. I'd instead ask you to look within and ask yourself the questions...[ read more ]

“I assumed”…Communication Problems in Relationships

I'm always amazed when I hear someone say, "I assumed" as a response to any human interaction. I was recently talking with a friend and asked about the communication that her and one of her friends had about how the friendship would continue on as her friend moved away to a different state. The assumption is that we are good...[ read more ]

Boundaries in Relationships during COVID-19

As we are all doing everything from one place: working, parenting, homeschooling, eating, playing, learning, exercising, etc...how do we make sure to continue to express clear boundaries with those we love and share space with? It was much easier when we could leave the house to go to work or school, to drive to the place we exercise, to take...[ read more ]

Is It Saturday, Again?

What Day is it Again!   I have been thinking about how all of our days seem to run together and how usually by the end of the day, I have forgotten what day it even is😂.   The beginning of my day starts out fine, I know what day it is, I look at my planner, see what I...[ read more ]

Free 15 minute video session

I am offering a free 15 minute video session to new clients that would like to see what a telehealth session would look like.  I know that many are nervous about doing video sessions and this is an opportunity to meet me, and for you to tell me more about you and your needs.  This is not a therapy session,...[ read more ]

We are all human-ask for help

We are all in this together! I keep hearing that, but never have I felt more alone. I am a social person, I thrive on the connections I share with my family, friends, and co-workers. I know this is heavy- so let me explain. Yesterday was a really hard day for me, and I'm sharing that because I've been doing...[ read more ]

COVID-19 Updates

During these uncertain times where we are social isolated from others, it is important to know ways that you can stay connected with others.  Humans thrive on connecting with one another and part of the treatment for those with depression is to have a strong support group.  While we can't meet up with one another right now- there are many...[ read more ]