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An open letter to Oprah on seduction and sexual abuse

I write this letter as both a Survivor of sexual abuse/assault and a therapist who has worked with Survivors for nearly 20 years. I would first like to share how much you, as a human, and your show has meant to me over the years. I began watching the first day you went national. Just […]

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Trusting your shaking voice

One of the mantras or reminders I’ve been practicing over the last several months is “stay in your own lane”. This can mean different things for different people. For me, it’s a reminder to not worry about what or how other people are showing up in the world. A refocusing on my truth, my work […]

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Connecting with your truth... with your soul's essence

When was the last time you looked at yourself in the mirror? I’m amazed at what I noticed the last time I did… when did THAT happen?? (I’ll share in a moment 😉 ) I’m not talking about a quick glance. Nor as an opportunity to remind yourself of all the things you dislike. But […]

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A new way to imagine the process of healing
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The thing effecting more children than Autism that no one is talking about

According to the CDC 1 in 68 children (or 1 in 45 according to Autism Speaks) are diagnosed with Autism. It is a devastating diagnosis for the child and their family. A diagnosis that is life changing, creating life long struggles. April is Autism Awareness Month. Autism speaks has done amazing work to raise awareness […]

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Finding yourself in the comparison trap

Originally written for and shared on Huffington PostI don’t know about you, but when I spend time around peers I can find myself in a comparison downward spiral. I just came from an amazing 4 days of connecting with some incredible women. A confidence building, inspiring, find your inner badass kind of weekend. So why […]

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Changing the way we think about the healing process

In today’s vlog I talk about a new way of imagining the healing process…hopefully to help you see it in a way that not only feels possible, but allows for a whole new experience. I hope you enjoy. I’d love to hear your thoughts and reactions. Does it feel any less intimating? Can you see […]

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Mother's Day ~ Celebrating when greeting cards don't quite capture the reality of your relationship

Mother's Day.  A time of celebrating the amazing woman who gave you life, nurtured and inspired you.  Your biggest supporter and fiercest defender. Like many of my clients, I have spent much of my life grieving for that mother.  Not because she died, but because she never existed. How do you celebrate your mother when […]

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Courageous Journeys ~ your journey of courageously stepping into wholeness

There isn't a name, phrase, or title that more accurately represents the process of embarking on one of the most vulnerable things someone can do than Courageous Journeys. Willingness to risk the vulnerability that resides in acknowledging past abuse and the struggles it creates is the pure embodiment of courage. When I decided to begin […]

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