05th Apr 2014

Resentment and Forgiveness

Hopefully, you’ve all heard about the wisdom and value of forgiveness as healing for yourself; that you don’t do it primarily for the other person.  What that means, in case...

20th Feb 2014

Paradoxes in Life and Counseling

Life is full of paradoxes. What I mean by that is that things that are contradictory often can lead to freedom when they are acknowledged and accepted. For example, the...

29th Jan 2014
Empathy

What is Validation/Empathy and How Can it Benefit You?

One of the most important concepts that ALL clients benefit from has to do with the idea of offering validation to others. Now, let’s be clear, validation IS some things...

01st Sep 2013
perception

Perception of Events Can Alter Your Attitude

One of the most important ideas I have realized over the past years as a counselor and that I find myself relating to almost all my clients is about our...

06th Aug 2013
Decisions

Bad Decisions and How They Sabotage Your Progress

A client told me yesterday that he noticed a tendency to make bad decisions when things were going the best for him.  “I seem to do something to screw things...

01st Aug 2013
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Our New Blog

I will be making periodic posts to this blog that I hope will be informative and casual in nature.  I want to give you a flavor for my experiences with...