Emotionally Life-rafting: Your Children

Emotionally Life-rafting: Your Children

Up until 3-4 centuries ago children were not seen as needing special treatment after they were weaned. The history of our children is quite sad. They have been killed, abused, used for labor in factories and for many other abhorrent adult satisfactions. Since the dawn...
Coping With Your Ex Moving On

Coping With Your Ex Moving On

First comes what you thought was love, maybe marriage, possibly a baby and then… a split. If you are reading this there has been a split and the rest has happened in no specific order. Welcome to modern relationships. The freedom of choice, social acceptance of...
Taking a Break from Therapy

Taking a Break from Therapy

Is taking a break from therapy giving up, lazy or losing hope? This comes up a lot in therapy with myself and for my clients who are committed to their work. As a client, you want to get better and move on with your life and the therapist wants to work with people...

What Lies Beneath

You are in your living room with your spouse and two kids feeling like an outsider. Your spouse just connects with the kids more. Even more now that they are adults. You feel like a fourth wheel on a tripod motorcycle. You carry in some dinner to the dining room...

Giving Up on Your Self

Text Message: I’d like to cancel my appointment Gina¬† Gina: Okay, I’ll save it for you in case you change your mind. Days go by… Text Message: Can I keep my appointment? Gina: Yes, of course. I have saved your time. They meet. They work together and...