How Would I Find A Therapist Anyway? Seven Practical Suggestions

How Would I Find A Therapist Anyway? Seven Practical Suggestions

I hear a lot of things about therapy from people I meet. Often, I say I’m a psychologist, and I get the question, “Are you going to analyze me?” Usually followed up with, “No one would understand my weirdness anyway,” or the little more...
5 Common Ways Couples Bicker And Fuss – And How To Stop

5 Common Ways Couples Bicker And Fuss – And How To Stop

“Quit yer bickerin!” I’m not sure whose voice I hear when I write those words. I think perhaps Ma Kettle, of Ma and Pa Kettle fame, who I watched on TV with horrified curiosity as a child. We all do it. Fuss. Bicker. Squabble. And we do it with the...
When Mom Is Emotionally Unstable. 7 Ways To Heal.

When Mom Is Emotionally Unstable. 7 Ways To Heal.

Mom. A word for many that brings with it memories of being tenderly tucked into bed. Getting advice when you fall in love the first time. Watching her committed to work, family, friends, church or community. But also to you, her child. Knowing that she is there for...
Talking With Dad

Talking With Dad

When I was in my early 20’s, I called my Dad. Asked him to have lunch with me. “Don’t you want your Mom to come?” “Well, Dad, no…. This time, I want it to be just you and me.” “Well, okay. That’s fine.” Up to...