Blog Posts

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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Celebrating Mother’s Day when you don't have a mother

Last Sunday was a national day of recognizing the sacrifices, commitment, unconditional love, and our relationship with our Mom. Unless your like me and many of the people I work with...someone who doesn’t have a relationship with their mother...either by choice or death.  Then it becomes a day of remembering the how and why you […]

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Saying goodbye & the therapeutic relationship

A couple of years ago I wrote a blog post on my anonymous blog on the difficulty of ending a therapeutic relationship.  I wrote it because a client I had been working with at the time was moving out of state.  We had been working together for over a year.  While she made significant progress […]

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Finding gratitude with Dr Seuss

I’m sitting at Starbucks on Friday morning wondering what the hell (I hope the language doesn't offend anyone, I actually held back a little 😉 )  I’m doing.  I just came from my office after meeting someone to pick up some of my furniture.  After she left I went back to the space where I […]

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