I Appreciate You

I was preparing to see my first client of the day when a previous client came to mind. It was early on in therapy that I shared with her that "I appreciate you." She paused for a moment and then politely asked if she could ask a question without me getting offended. After assurance, she … Continue reading I Appreciate You

How Many Words Does It Take?

Walking along this trail the other day I was thinking about the frequent terminology I hear spoken in psychological circles. At times it feels like one is trying to dominate another by using terminology that sets them apart from the everyday individual and sometimes fellow colleagues. The first question I had was if they are … Continue reading How Many Words Does It Take?

A Call for Poetry

For those of you that understand and have experienced the ability for nature to provide a space for growth and healing have an opportunity to submit poetry for an anthology that addresses this content. Even if you don't feel that this is an avenue you would like to take, feel free to share this with … Continue reading A Call for Poetry

The Costs of a Long Journey’s Change

“Returning home is the most difficult part of long-distance hiking; You have grown outside the puzzle and your piece no longer fits.” – Cindy Ross So often I see folks in my office fighting for a different life. They face their fears with trembling bodies and sheepish eyes, yet they somehow find the courage to … Continue reading The Costs of a Long Journey’s Change