“A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.” ― Dave Meurer When people ask if marriage counseling works, what they’re really asking is, can counseling save my marriage? Well, the answer is complicated, and dependent on a lot of factors. For one thing,Continue reading “Does marriage counseling work?”
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What if someone I love might be suicidal?
Suicide prevention week has just come to a close. Many people have been touched by suicide, whether they or someone they know has had suicidal thoughts, an attempt, or completed suicide. In the U.S., 123 people on average complete suicide* every day (source). Some common warning signs of suicide include… Increased alcohol and drug useContinue reading “What if someone I love might be suicidal?”
“The truth will set you free.” – John 8:32 A couple weeks ago, I pointed out to a therapy client that some of the things they were telling me weren’t adding up. I just… didn’t believe them. Their response? “Why would I come to therapy to lie?” Reasons Why People Lie To spare others’ feelingsContinue reading “Truthiness”
Mindful Monday – December 17, 2017
“To undertake a genuine spiritual path is not to avoid difficulties but to learn the art of making mistakes wakefully, to bring to them the transformative power of our heart.” – Jack Kornfield I. love. this. quote. And I believe it applies beautifully to therapy. I’m going to break this quote down and go throughContinue reading “Mindful Monday – December 17, 2017”