Little Children – Great Teachers

When I was starting out my career as a professional counselor years ago, I dove head first into developing a specialty working with preschool age children. I developed a program called P.E.E.P (preschool emotion education program) and implemented the program in two...

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...

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...