As some of you know, I recently moved my practice from Seattle, WA to Austin, TX which means that just a few short months ago I had my last session with the psychotherapist I had been seeing multiple times a week for the duration of...Read More
and the many, many problems that come with it.
Penn State’s Celebration of Joe Paterno: Continuing to Abuse the Abused If you’ve been following the news at all, you’re aware that Penn State spent this past weekend celebrating the 50th anniversary of Coach Joe Paterno’s first game as head coach. Tens of thousands...Read More
Possibly the three most important, but under-used, words in the English language.
“I believe you.” These are three of the most important words that can be strung together in the English language. A sentence, I believe, that is not used enough. These three little words communicate a lot. I hear you. I see you. Your experience...Read More
Is your relationship healthy?
From a philosophical, theological, and psychological perspective, I believe that humans are created to be in relationship. So much of how we view ourselves is based on the relationships we are a part of. We have longings and desires to be intimately known and...Read More
Questioning the Intentions Behind New Years Resolutions
The Holiday Season is almost over. We have, for the most part, survived stressful time spent with family and/or friends. We have struggled with relationship dynamics, seasonal depression, unhealthy eating habits, and the self-doubt and contempt that often comes to reading everyone’s Christmas letters....Read More
Transitioning to Winter
Trauma survivors usually know how abrupt the change of seasons can be. The constant changes in life, feeling in control one minute then completely out of control and victimized the next, the deep dive into despair and hopelessness which seems to come out of nowhere— life...Read More