Supporting Each Other this School Year

Supporting Each Other this School Year

As the long summer days are quickly dwindling away, the cool nights reminds us of the coming school year. Some people are eagerly awaiting to be back, while others are dreading another year. Whether you are filled with excitement or dread, it is normal to have a...

Parenting More Intentionally

As a therapist and mother, I believe that all parents long to feel more deeply connected to their child and that can seem so difficult at times. Parenting is the only job in the world that is unpaid, amazing, rewarding and challenging all at the same. In fact, a lot...
Family Estrangement

Family Estrangement

There is a widely circulated news story that I frequently come across this time of year. It begins with a holiday invitation text sent by a grandmother. The intended recipient was the woman’s grandson, although she inadvertently sent the invitation to the wrong number...
The Relationship with Yourself

The Relationship with Yourself

Maybe you’ve heard the quote “Your relationship with yourself sets the tone for every other relationship you have.” This is a powerful concept, and I wonder how many of us think about the relationship with ourselves when we analyze our lives and the people in them....

Normalizing Mental Health Care

There are a lot of different kinds of stigma. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, stigma is defined as “a mark of shame or discredit”. There is still a lot of stigma attached to mental health concerns, even though it is very common for people to experience...