January 11, 2019

Starting therapy can be a daunting prospect, you are admitting there is some type of problem/issue/concern and that you want help fixing it.  You are going to a stranger to talk about personal things and that is a vulnerable decision to be considering.  So why, would y...

January 7, 2019

 Being intentional about your social media engagement does not mean giving it up. 

I often see and hear about people, myself included, scrolling through some social media platform while watching TV or talking to a friend that is in person.  Our brains are not meant...

January 3, 2019

New Year, New You! 

I am writing this after the new year has started and after many of you have started on your resolutions on purpose.  Just as many start off the with a resolution, many people quickly stop.  The reasons behind the quick end are varied.  One of the mai...

December 14, 2018

"Don't Yuck my Yum"

This phrase has been used in so many different contexts but it comes down to a basic level of respect.  We all have different interests and if my interest is not hurting you then let me enjoy it.  While this sounds like easy advice, I know that can b...

October 12, 2018


I often recommend meditation as useful coping skill throughout the work I do with people to help with anxiety, depression, and trauma symptoms.  One of the most common responses I get is, "Oh meditation doesn't work for me.  I can't clear my mind."  Meditation is not...

October 7, 2018

October is the awareness month of several meaningful causes that are near to me and the work I do.  Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, LGBT History Month, with Mental Health Awareness week occurring in the middle of the moth as well.  Bus...

September 8, 2018

This summer was spent collaborating with a lovely bunch of fellow brave county members, bringing the first annual Pride Franklin County to the area.  What a rush!  It has been a few weeks since the event actually took place, but time has been filled with debriefing and...

There is a pause after I tell people what I do, while I wait to discover their reaction, wondering if I should have only said that I am a therapist. It is that pause, my own questioning about what to do, the sometimes uncomfortable reactions and the  rewarding response...

Welcome! My blog posts will vary from educational information to updates about events that I want to share.  For my first post, I wanted to share a bit more about my practice and what you can expect in therapy from me.  Opening my doors, in May or Mental Health Awarene...

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