I hear many parent complaints of their children acting entitled, “running the roost,” and being disrespectful. Some parents blame their children, while others blame themselves. Studies show that there is
In the world of psychology, and marriage and couple counseling, the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse are well known. The term was coined by John and Julie Gottman of the Gottman Institute which specializes in research and therapy training for...
Every year for lent, my grandpa would tell us he was giving up 7-layer cake…Of course, he would wryly confide to us that he had never had 7-layer cake in his
I know many folks are curious about the 12 Steps Recovery Programs. They are often used instead of, or in support of, therapy and counseling. I would like to explain
As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, people were often surprised that, until last month, I was not married. People undoubtedly questioned my marital expertise without having experienced marriage. I
As human beings, we seem to need a step-by-step method for most everything we do in life. Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, the 12 Steps to Addiction
Smart, Successful People People so often worry that coming in for therapy means that they are weak, defective, or just plain crazy. Quite the opposite! Smart, successful people get help
of joy. Joy has been on my mind a lot lately, given that we recently celebrated Christmas and have entered a brand-new year. Recently my focus on joy has been faith-driven, rather than thinking of joy as an acquired state of happiness. Let me...