Why is My Past So Important in Therapy?


It is an important question.  Why is my past so important in therapy?  Is there any value going back into childhood?  I have made peace.  My issues are about today! Exploring the past is very important in most cases to be able to address the issues of the here and now.  The past is what forms [...]

Why is My Past So Important in Therapy?2020-08-27T01:49:22+00:00

When Does Someone Need to Get Therapy?


When Does Someone Need to Get Therapy? The question, “When does someone need to seek therapy?” is a question I often receive both socially and in my practice. People don’t question when to go to the dentist or the doctor. Instinctively, individuals know if they have pain in their chest, they need to seek medical [...]

When Does Someone Need to Get Therapy?2020-08-22T19:22:56+00:00

Fostering Healthy Friendships


Fostering Healthy Friendships Every life is bound to be full of joys and sorrows, and what better way to walk through those times than to have healthy friends willing to walk through our journeys with us. The Bible speaks to this very principle in Proverbs 18:24, “A man of too many friends comes to ruin, [...]

Fostering Healthy Friendships2020-08-13T11:54:12+00:00

Unity: An Answer from Peace


Unity: An Answer from Peace During a time of many voices, much division and uncertainty about the future it is important to quiet the voices that create more unrest and amplify the voice that is known as the Prince of Peace (Isaiah 9:6). This is what God‘s Word says about the topic of unity. 1 [...]

Unity: An Answer from Peace2020-06-10T02:55:04+00:00

Coronavirus – Anxiety & Depression


How the Coronavirus Pandemic Could Exacerbate Anxiety and Depression. Keeping Yourself Healthy Through It. This pandemic with its rules for social distancing, staying quarantined in our homes, having to isolate from family and friends. Not being able to work and do the things people naturally do or activities that you enjoy like attending church, exercise [...]

Coronavirus – Anxiety & Depression2020-04-29T15:17:40+00:00

Helping a Loved One with an Eating Disorder


Helping a Loved One with an Eating Disorder According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Eating Disorders, at least 30 million people in the U.S. of all genders and ages suffer from an eating disorder ( https://anad.org/education-and-awareness/about-eating-disorders/eating-disorders-statistics/). Perhaps a loved one in your family or a close friend in your circle are [...]

Helping a Loved One with an Eating Disorder2020-03-10T16:46:25+00:00

What Children Can Do to Marriage


See Mike Vaughn on Charlotte today speaking about what children can do to marriage. https://surehopecounseling.com/mike-vaughn-sexual-addiction-counselor/  

What Children Can Do to Marriage2020-03-03T23:51:17+00:00

The Permission to Grieve


The Permission to Grieve Now when Mary came to where Jesus was and saw him, she fell at his feet, saying to him, “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.”  When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who had come with her also weeping, he was deeply moved in his spirit and greatly troubled. And [...]

The Permission to Grieve2020-02-25T14:44:58+00:00

Not-So-Random Acts of Kindness Day


Not-So-Random Acts of Kindness Day I know that I’m not the only one who has had to shut the TV off or intentionally put my phone away because of the overwhelming weight of bad news. Every now and then, I see posts shared of acts of kindness with captions that say “faith in humanity is [...]

Not-So-Random Acts of Kindness Day2020-02-18T13:27:40+00:00

Marital Therapy:  How it works, And the best Outcomes.


Marital Therapy:  How it works, And the best Outcomes. Keeping your marriage healthy and happy over time takes work and is sometimes it be a difficult. It is wonderful when a couple in a troubled relationship can recognize and jointly work out their differences. This process is seldom easy, however. Once problems have started to [...]

Marital Therapy:  How it works, And the best Outcomes.2020-02-14T20:07:08+00:00