Divorce: Keep Your Kids Out of It

Divorce: Keep Your Kids Out of It

You ex is an idiot and everyone deserves to know it; even your kids. They have wrecked your life and why shouldn’t the kids know the truth about their parent? You are experiencing a lot of emotions right  now and research shows that the part of the brain you are...
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...

Clients Want “Counseling Tips”

You are thinking about getting a counselor because you want some tips on life. Tips, advice, opinions, should, must, etc, these are all no-no words in the counseling profession. We are actually trained NOT to give advice in session. If you happen to find yourself in...

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...

Take The Time

It’s a busy life you lead. Getting a moment to yourself is hard enough. You read plenty of Facebook articles on zen, reflection, meditation and so on; reading is one thing, applying the concepts are another whole ball of wax. The entire premise of taking time is...

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...