Taking my own advice

Have you heard the saying doctor heal thyself?  It’s interesting how you can be a great resource for information, guidance, advice, or inspiration for others but have difficulty applying those ideas to your own life. It’s something we (any of …

Tips for self-care

Self-care is something that is frequently discussed in therapy.  Most people are not very good at recognizing and taking care of their needs.  As a result, I often assign some type of self-care as homework for my clients. Recently, in …

Taking a leap

I recently took a little time off from work, about 1 ½ weeks.  Before I left I posted on Facebook and Twitter that I would be MIA while on vacation.  I’ve been back to work for 2 weeks, and, well, …

Feeling the feelings

Today’s video blog is about moving through pain.  Why we have to acknowledge pain in order to feel more positive feelings. The only way around is through ~ Robert Frost.  While it can feel incredibly scary to take the risk …

Thank you, thank you, thank you

Today is the first day of May.  That means Sexual Assault Awareness Month is over. While I’m a little sad about that….it really could go on throughout the year, I’m also very happy and energized about my goal for the …

Healing from sexual abuse – part 8

Today is part 8 of stories of healing from sexual abuse.  This video is about what healing looks like in my life.  I welcome your comments.