Should I Choose Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT)?

Should I Choose Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT)? This is a question I’ve been asked repeatedly over the years, especially as I’ve begun to advocate for it repeatedly and publicly. The answer is both yes and no. That answer might surprise some of you when you consider how much and how strongly I advocate that everyone … Continue reading Should I Choose Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT)?

Therapy Animals – How and why they work as support

In today’s blog we will be looking at the benefits of how and why therapy animals can work as support within our every day lives. We can all attest to the mood lifting and stress relieving benefits of having an animal within our lives. With our lives getting incredibly busy, you can’t help to smile … Continue reading Therapy Animals – How and why they work as support

Successfully Surviving the Winter Blues

The calendar says spring is fast approaching, but for many of us, winter rages on. We cling to the moments of sunshine while wading through many inches of snow, longing for warmer days, pretty flowers, and the sound of happy birds. The longer winter is, the harder it becomes to battle back against the winter … Continue reading Successfully Surviving the Winter Blues

5 Things I Want Others To Know About Therapy

There are a lot of stereotypes out there about counseling, and what it is they do. But, without experiencing it for yourself, it's hard to know exactly what it means to seek therapy, and what goes on. Do they really “shrink our brains”? Are they just getting paid to hear rich people whine about their … Continue reading 5 Things I Want Others To Know About Therapy