National Play Therapy Week!

(this photo is not of an actual client) It is National Play Therapy Week February 3 through February 10! Play therapy has been the cornerstone of my professional experience and now much of my work is mentoring, training and supervising therapists in the practice of...

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...

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...
Train Your Brain to Create Peace and Stillness

Train Your Brain to Create Peace and Stillness

Everyone experiences anxiety from time to time. We are wired to feel fear as human beings. Many people are plagued by anxiety to the point it interferes with daily functioning, robbing us from an ability to savor life. Most understand intellectually that we need to...

Feelings Need To Be Felt

If I had a dollar for every time a client has apologized for crying during their first visit to my office I would be a very wealthy woman. I find myself telling all of my clients at some point that crying is not only allowed, but encouraged. It is all too common that...