Restore Your Relationship

"The first step to problem solving in a relationship is to simply take the rope and set it down." When working with couple’s in conflict resolution. The first question I ask them is: “what is one step you can take to work towards a solution?” Being able to work towards healing and restoration in a

Mindful Eating

The prevailing consensus these days is that dieting does not work. People go on diets for many reasons, that include getting healthier and being able to maintain their diet over time. Being skinner is no longer the main reason to diet. Despite perhaps losing some initial weight, the dieter will eventually throw in the towel

When Positivity Becomes Toxic

Have you ever heard the following phrases? “Positive vibes only.” “Everything happens for a reason.” “Failure is not an option.” “Why are you so upset? So-and-so has it much worse.” “Look on the bright side.”   If these sound familiar, it’s because this type of mindset is glorified in mainstream culture. Toxic positivity is the

Speak Your Mind In Therapy

There are many issues that arise over a lifetime for which we may need assistance from a mental health counselor in working through.  We are social creatures, but we can get lost or trapped in our own thoughts. This is when we need a trusted someone to help us see ourselves in a new way.