Tag Archives: families

How to make marriage last forever

How do we make marriage last forever? There is a concept with marriage in our society that I just don’t get.   It is the idea that when attraction leaves, the marriage is over.   Or when you don’t feel IN love anymore, it is time to move on.   This seems crazy to me. […]

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How Shame Ruins Your Life, and How To Change It

I hate shame, and I hate cancer. Want to know the correlation? I hate cancer because it kills by ravaging the body and leaves families without dads, mothers and siblings. It is difficult to treat, and it sometimes goes undetected until it is too late. Shame is emotional cancer, and I hate it just as much, […]

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When Art and Therapy Collide

Art & Therapy – An Inspiring Combination I am currently working with a client who leaves our sessions and processes her feelings by making art, which she sends me each week. She has graciously allowed me to share these anonymously. I am amazed at how much this client has grown and healed in the past year. […]

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How to tell kids about divorce (when parents can’t agree)

How to tell kids about divorce? Despite some couples’ best efforts, there are times when divorce is inevitable. If you share kids with your spouse, your next question is usually “What do we tell the kids?” Many therapists will advise you to partner with your spouse, take a united front and tell your kids something like, […]

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