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 a crisis is often...

Perfect Time For Mid-Year Resolutions

Article originally published in Waco Today Magazine.  June is a time of transition. The kids are out of school, the weather is getting warmer, and the days are getting longer. Such seasonal or life changes often cue the brain that more change is coming, which helps...

What’s your happiness type?

When asked about goals for counseling, my clients often state simply “I want to be happier.” After this response, I usually ask what happiness means to them. Many people use examples of their friends who seem happier, and whose activities suggest they have a greater...