Welcome to my collection of articles. My goal here is to educate and encourage people seeking counseling as well as to remove the stigma that prevents people from seeking professional therapy.
You will find that I’ve written a variety of articles centered around therapy, mental health, and necessary life skills, all to help you find greater fulfillment in life.
I hope these articles help you reflect, heal, and grow.
How Can I Possibly Relax?
Managing Expectations During Uncertain Times
As we tentatively resume activities and ease social restrictions, it is natural to feel stressed and uncertain. We don’t know what the path forward looks like. Many have imagined what this path “should” look like. There is often a disconnection...
Driven to Distraction
Our lives are full of distractions. These distractions may be internal, external, or a combination of both. External distractions include sounds, physical sensations, or sights such as seeing a person walk by. Internal distractions include various...
Coping during a crisis
The past month has been difficult, and it’s unclear when things will improve. Many people remember to use coping skills when life is proceeding as usual. However, these coping skills may be quickly forgotten during a crisis. The initial response to...
Mind Matters: Adulting doesn’t have to be painful
“Adulting is hard” is one of today’s popular phrases. But the seeds for responsible adult actions can be planted throughout the growth of your children.
Mind Matters: Plan for success as well as failure
Failure is often thought of as something that should not happen. When failure does occur, it is surprising, upsetting and sometimes derailing. What if failure was discussed as a necessary part of life? The way we discuss failure with kids impacts how they cope with it.
Vacations Are Good For Your Mental Health
Summer is a great time to plan a vacation! Vacations are not only fun, they are good for your mental health. Whether you take a short road trip or a longer trip out of the country, vacations offer an opportunity to boost mental clarity and overall wellness.