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

Why is My Past So Important in Therapy?

2020-08-27T01:49:22+00:00

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

How Do I Know If My Child Needs to See a Therapist?

2020-07-29T13:56:45+00:00

How Do I Know If My Child Needs to See a Therapist? How do I know if my child needs to see a therapist? If you are asking yourself this question, you are not alone. The CDC reports that, based on a study done in 2009, an “estimated 13 –20 percent of children living in [...]

How Do I Know If My Child Needs to See a Therapist?2020-07-29T13:56:45+00:00

Longing

2020-02-12T21:37:03+00:00

Longing Recently I was reading the book Unwanted, by Jay Stringer; in which he writes about the process of healing from sexual brokenness. He writes about the need to look at those things that bind us, through the lens of what we really need. In a similar vein I have often asked my clients to [...]

Longing2020-02-12T21:37:03+00:00

Advent

2019-12-23T17:09:18+00:00

Advent I ventured out to Michael’s yesterday to find a few frames featured on their sale. The parking lot was a puzzle of cars and people, all with little space in between. The speed was like the speed of video-game graphics! It was almost too much for this avoidant, solitude-loving, introvert. Our car inched and [...]

Advent2019-12-23T17:09:18+00:00

The Importance of PLAYING As Adults

2019-12-23T17:33:52+00:00

The Importance of PLAYING As Adults Somewhere between childhood to adulthood we stop playing, We get so busy living life or numbing out in front of the television that we forget the benefits of play. Play is not just for kids. Tamis-Lemonda cited by Kesser explains, “play is being joyfully immersed in the moment, and [...]

The Importance of PLAYING As Adults2019-12-23T17:33:52+00:00

Happy Thanksgiving!

2019-12-23T17:34:08+00:00

SureHope Counseling & Training Center wants to wish you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving! The act of thanksgiving is one of the most important acts to practice when in comes to mental health.  There is so much research that shows adapting a lifestyle of gratitude is helpful in healing from anxiety, depression and [...]

Happy Thanksgiving!2019-12-23T17:34:08+00:00

How to Manage Anxiety

2019-12-23T17:22:50+00:00

See Mike Vaughn on Charlotte Today speaking about how to manage anxiety: https://www.wcnc.com/article/entertainment/television/charlotte-today/how-to-manage-anxiety/275-fe00b67b-8033-492d-9a8c-f9bf54ec4736

How to Manage Anxiety2019-12-23T17:22:50+00:00

What is Career Development and Career Counseling?

2019-12-23T17:23:37+00:00

What is Career Development and Career Counseling? How Career Counseling really can help me! Should I go to college or should I go and learn a trade? I am not really be satisfied with my job anymore, should I find a new career? I need to re-enter the workforce but where do I start? What [...]

What is Career Development and Career Counseling?2019-12-23T17:23:37+00:00

Lifestyle Changes to Improve Mental Health

2019-12-23T17:24:03+00:00

Lifestyle Changes to Improve Mental Health The concept of lifestyle change has been somewhat of a buzzword the past few years. People have realized that fad diets and intermittent seasons of exercise do not often lend to long-term results. Often individuals are unable to maintain big changes like extreme diets and long hours at the [...]

Lifestyle Changes to Improve Mental Health2019-12-23T17:24:03+00:00