How Do I Know If I Need Therapy?

2021-01-06T01:49:52+00:00

How Do I Know if I Need to go to Therapy? The new year often brings with it a renewed perspective of ourselves and our lives, past and future. As we look forward, we may identify new intentions for self-growth. It’s not uncommon during this time to begin asking yourself, “How do I know if [...]

How Do I Know If I Need Therapy?2021-01-06T01:49:52+00:00

Hope for the New Year

2020-12-30T01:45:07+00:00

Hope for the New Year Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. Because of his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead and into an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you. You are being guarded by God’s power through faith [...]

Hope for the New Year2020-12-30T01:45:07+00:00

Celebrating Christmas in the Midst of a Pandemic

2020-12-22T02:42:13+00:00

“Celebrating Christmas in the midst of a Pandemic” Christmas, despite the bright and beautiful decorations and the festive spirit, visiting with family and friends, enjoying the sounds and taste of the holidays, can be stressful in normal years. This year it may have added stress caused by the Coronavirus Pandemic. As many cities and states [...]

Celebrating Christmas in the Midst of a Pandemic2020-12-22T02:42:13+00:00

Heartache & Hope

2020-12-08T00:02:31+00:00

Heartache and Hope This time of year can be hard for many reasons.  2020 has been a year filled with sorrow, disappointment, and loss for everyone.  How do you navigate sorrow, disappointment, and loss in this pandemic world?  How do you care for your heart when expectations have not come through and loss has been [...]

Heartache & Hope2020-12-08T00:02:31+00:00

Grow in Gratitude

2020-11-25T18:24:26+00:00

Grow in Gratitude Thanksgiving time is here. Perhaps you are struggling to find something to be grateful for this year. It would be easy to write 2020 off as a loss, and not find anything redeemable about it. Below is an exercise taken from the book Less Fret More Faith by Max Lucado. He challenges [...]

Grow in Gratitude2020-11-25T18:24:26+00:00

How to Help with 2020 Election Stress!

2020-11-20T02:46:10+00:00

How to Help with 2020 Election Stress! 2020 Election Stress There has been much stress this year! Whether it is topics of Covid, justice, or the election things have been tense. Many times, we hear what to do physically for stress (i.e. exercise, eat well, sleep well) or even what to do mentally (i.e. healthy [...]

How to Help with 2020 Election Stress!2020-11-20T02:46:10+00:00

Saying No: One of the keys to an authentic, balanced life.

2020-11-17T18:25:09+00:00

Saying No: One of the keys to an authentic, balanced life. Did you know you make thousands of decisions every day? We often put ourselves in positions where we have said yes too many times to those decisions. While it can be difficult to say no, it is a critical piece of living in a [...]

Saying No: One of the keys to an authentic, balanced life.2020-11-17T18:25:09+00:00

How Long Does Therapy Take?: A Road Trip vs. a Pit Stop

2020-10-05T22:01:52+00:00

How Long Does Therapy Take?: A Road Trip vs. a Pit Stop Time is so precious to us all, isn’t it? And the way we use it always involves an evaluation of our efforts, money, and emotions invested into it. So it’s no surprise that one of the common questions we receive when we begin [...]

How Long Does Therapy Take?: A Road Trip vs. a Pit Stop2020-10-05T22:01:52+00:00

Before You Meet at the Alter You Need to Meet for Premarital Counseling! Major Benefits of Pre-Marital Counseling

2020-10-01T11:30:34+00:00

Before You Meet at the Alter You Need to Meet for Premarital Counseling! Major Benefits of Pre-Marital Counseling Most people will go to their primary care physician to take measures of preventive care for their physical health. Yet too many couples getting ready to say their vows do not take any measures of preventive care [...]

Before You Meet at the Alter You Need to Meet for Premarital Counseling! Major Benefits of Pre-Marital Counseling2020-10-01T11:30:34+00:00

Jesus, Rest, Trauma, and the Enneagram

2020-09-22T15:43:58+00:00

Jesus, Rest, Trauma, and the Enneagram As a trauma therapist in a Christian Counseling practice, I see people struggling in their spirituality. While I am no expert on the Enneagram, I see people come into the office and let me know what their “type” is. The Enneagram has been popular for many years and is [...]

Jesus, Rest, Trauma, and the Enneagram2020-09-22T15:43:58+00:00