Working Together, alone.

Many people struggle with the question of whether it is possible to do couple’s work when one partner won’t attend. Or to fix a family relationship when some don’t believe they need therapy, and some do. I agree that it’s hard. But it’s far from impossible. It is easy to think that the problem in…

About my Heart

I think it’s important for clients to know enough about me to make an informed choice. And one of the things that is closest to my heart is the fact that I am a follower of Jesus Christ. I would call myself a Counsellor who is a Christian, rather than a Christian Counsellor, because I…

Does Online Therapy Work?

The short answer is, yes! The longer answer is still yes, in a few different ways. There have been quite a few studies that show that for many people, counselling delivered over skype or similar services is not that different from in-person counselling, especially for those who are used to communicating that way. There have…

The Problem of Consistency

The internet is full of sage words about how important it is to be consistent, so that you can be successful. And it is true that to gain a new habit or skill, attacking it with dedication and consistency is probably necessary. BUT there are so many ways that being consistent can lead to trouble.…

Hello, Libero Network!

I am very excited to tell you that I have signed on to be a resource for the members of the Libero Network. If you don’t know about them, you might not understand why this makes me so happy. The Libero Network began when Lauren Bersaglio decided to go public with her inspiring story of…

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How Fear Grows

The only time most people enjoy feeling afraid is in a scary movie or on a roller coaster. There are moments when we actually feel more alive and excited and truly connected to our physical selves because we have allowed a manageable amount of fear in our lives. And then, there are those fearful feelings…