Mission Statement for a Parent

In my years of leading parenting workshops and supporting parents in family counseling the most important aspect of these workshops and sessions is helping parents get clear on creating a mission statement for the very important job of raising their children. I tell...

Children Do Grow Up: Parents Learn to Let Go

I remember the day I ventured out to the shopping mall with my 3 week-old first born baby. I had him all tucked into the carriage and as I pushed the carriage through the clothing section of a store I was vigilant about keeping at least one eye on him at all times,...

How to Combat Compassion Fatigue & Burnout

If you are a therapist, doctor, nurse, or if you are a care-giver for someone who is disabled, sick or in late stage of life you are at risk of something called compassion fatigue. In today’s blog article I want to teach you how to prevent and how to combat...

What’s in a Play Room?

What’s in a Play Room?  Come and learn everything you need to know about how to build your play room for play therapy! Whether you will be setting up a traditional play room, using an office for multiple purposes or using a mobile play room for play therapy in...
Parenting a Stressed Out Teenager

Parenting a Stressed Out Teenager

She’s under a lot of pressure between academic assignments, college applications looming and strife between her friends. You haven’t seen her smile and laugh in a long time. She stays up late to get school projects done and gets up early to make it to her...

Navigating Relationship Rough Patches

I often receive messages from 1/2 of a marital partner saying, “Our relationship has hit a rough patch and we need some help.”  It takes a lot of courage to reach out for help from a professional when you are experiencing relationship trouble It also takes...