Mindful Parenting: 10 Critical Elements for Any Discipline Plan

When thinking of the meaning of ‘discipline’, you might be thinking about getting your child to obey the rules or respect your authority. You might be searching for punishments or consequences, hoping to find something that will get your child to comply with what feels like some basic expectations. But what you are actually wanting,…

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Five Signs that You Just Don’t Get How Amazing You Really Are

Probably the BIGGEST struggle I encounter in my practice, whether it is with individuals, couples, or families, is the question of whether or not someone is good enough.  At the heart of so, so many problems are questions of: Am I a “good” child? Am I a “good” spouse? Am I a “good” parent? Am…

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Are Unhealthy Communication Habits Ruining Your Relationship?

Does it seem like you and your partner are arguing about anything and everything lately? Do you often wonder how such small issues can get so out of hand? Is it common for conflicts to end with someone still feeling unheard, unsatisfied, and distant? Our communication patterns can unintentionally damage our relationships. Over time, miscommunications…

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Abandon Your Fears – Why the Thought of Therapy Doesn’t Need to Scare You

Therapy is your safe space. In therapy, your therapist will seek to understand you, acknowledge you, and encourage you. A therapist does not judge you or your actions. Good therapy will help you recognize the many strengths that you already have, and will encourage your use of these to help solve your problems. Recognizing your…

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