Living out of the Box

Posted on Feb 26, 2014

This is the year to become who we really want to be. We have an opportunity to observe, consider and then make healthier choices about the events in our lives. I would like to offer you three fabulous ways to begin doing that in 2014. The following three techniques include: expressing gratitude by changing your […]

Five Things Every Parent (Every Parent) Should Know About Teen Dating

Posted on Feb 5, 2014

So, you just found out that your baby boy or girl is in a relationship. Get out of town! O.M.G.(Oh My G-D)! Are you still seeing red? Have you researched your future in-laws’ family from siblings to grandparents? Good news: you are not alone with your feelings. As a licensed psychologist who specializes in working […]

“It’s not what you said, it’s how you said it.”

Posted on Jan 1, 2014

Good Communication Matters! As a seasoned couple’s counselor, one of the most common things I hear is “We don’t communicate.” While this sounds basic enough, I am never quite sure exactly what it means. Communication is important; it is also quite complex. The following comments will make the complex a bit simpler. Communication has many […]

Reach your goals for 2013: There’s still time!

Posted on Dec 3, 2013

Ever wonder what makes people successful while other folks who are just as talented, just as smart, and just as willing cannot seem to move forward on their dreams?  What makes those people different?  If you set out goals for 2013 and have not achieved them, it’s not too late to get started! Read on […]

Older Adults and Their Caregivers

Posted on Aug 1, 2013

According to the US Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Aging, approximately 35 million citizens in the US are aged 65 and over.  Within the next forty or so years this number is expected to double and those aged 85 and over will triple (Hays & Erford, 2010). One area of common concern […]