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As the LORAX speaks for the the Trees( Dr. Seuss), I speak today for the OUIS~ ( en Francais: YES!)

By | August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Adult, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Grief Therapy|

As the Lorax speaks for the Trees,( From Dr. Seuss),  I speak today for the OUIS! (En Francais:  YES) Yes, I speak for the Yes’s that we humans can speak and frequently do not. Neuro-scientists have shown that hearing a YES, actually creates a sense of well-being in a person and hearing a NO, has the opposite effect.   Today’s blog is not about the neuroscience behind this however.  For more information about this, please

The only place you can be going is here. And when you show up HERE! You can be the star that you are.

By | July 8th, 2017|Categories: Adult, Grief Therapy, SPIRITUALITY|

The only place you can be going is here. And when you show up HERE! You can be the star that you are.   A few months ago, I found myself really feeling the impact of a loss I have been dealing with for a while.  In general, I have been doing all that I tell my clients to do when dealing with a loss. I had been moving through the loss in a

STUPID? Or in possession of Different Gifts?

By | May 29th, 2017|Categories: Adult, Childrens Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Grief Therapy, Parent|

Stupid? Or, in possession of different gifts?   Lately, I have heard many of the following phrases a lot: ~He is so stupid, he just can’t seem to understand~ ~She is as dumb as a box of rocks~ ~I just can’t work with this person, she has zero intelligence~   When we speak about our fellow humans like this, we are automatically going into a 1-up position. This position is about arrogance and grandiosity.

D J Trump is not your Savior!

By | May 29th, 2017|Categories: Adult, Grief Therapy, International, SPIRITUALITY, World|

D J Trump is NOT your savior     He pretends to be a "savior" for all of those who voted for him. Those who voted for him so want to believe that there is one person that can do "it" for them so they don't have to, they will be sorely disappointed.   We all have to do our own inner work and find our own "inner savior”. All great spiritual leaders have

“Listen, Listen, Listen, to my Heart-Song”

By | April 4th, 2017|Categories: Adult, Childrens Therapy, Family Therapy, Grief Therapy, Parent, SPIRITUALITY|

“Listen, Listen, Listen to my HEART-SONG” When I first found Unity 37 years ago, I went to an event that is similar to what they call today, The Dances of Universal Peace. The Definition of this is: “a spiritual practice employing singing and dancing the sacred phrases of the world's religions. Their intention is to raise consciousness and promote peace between diverse religions according to one stated goal. They combine chants from many world

~FAKE COMMUNICATION!~

By | March 26th, 2017|Categories: Adult, Childrens Therapy, Couples Therapy|

~Fake communication~   As a therapist of over 30 years, I have seen many couples in my practice. The first thing I ask both members of a couple is what their goals are for counseling, and 90% of all couples say that communication is their number one goal. Then I tell the couple how real communication happens:  Both partners need to be fully present and not doing anything else. Both partners have to be