Believing in your ability to heal
Happy New Year! This year @ Courageous Journeys it’s all about letting go and opening to possibilities. Today’s video is about recognizing the incredible strength, resilience, and determination already within you…helping you believe in your power to get through the difficulty of healing…or anything else life might throw your way. I’d love to hear your […]
Tips for getting through the holiday season
There are so many people who struggle this time of year. If this is not the "happiest time of year" for you, you are not alone! I share some tips and ideas to help navigate the season. Wishing you peace this holiday season.
DV Awareness Month ~ My story of #WhyIStayed
It’s October, which means it’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month. As I mentioned in the previous blog (you can find all the info here), this month I hope to share stories from people who have been in abusive relationships about why they stayed in the relationship (which, btw, most of us stay for at least some […]
Setbacks in therapy
Today’s vlog is a result of a question emailed to me (thanks! ;)). Anyone who has worked with me knows I don’t consider setbacks a bad thing, or even consider them setbacks. And they are certainly not evidence of your ability to heal/change. Let me know what you think. What questions does this topic bring […]
Fears & hurdles in therapy
In today's vlog I address some of the biggest concerns people tend to have when considering therapy, particularly for survivors of sexual abuse. It certainly isn't inclusive of all the fears people have, just some of the most common. What fears did/do you have about starting therapy? Can you relate to some of the ones […]
Searching for a therapist
So you’ve made the decision to go to therapy. Now you just need to find the right therapist. This can be one of he biggest obstacles to someone following through. Who do I choose? What do I look for? What do all those letters mean after her name? It really can be quite confusing and […]
Social Work in Private Practice
Social Work Month is an opportunity to educate about the profession of Social Work. In this video I talk about the roles I’ve had as a Social Worker leading up to and including Private Practice.
I take my meds….why do I still feel this way?
Do you ask yourself this question or know someone who does? There are an estimated 27 million Americans taking anti-depressants (Olfson & Marcus, 2009). Before I go on, I want to stress that I am not specifically against psychotropic medication. I believe there are circumstances when they can literally save someone’s life. What I do […]
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