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“I can understand their grief, BUT!!!..”……….is a way to say, I don’t want to hear about your loss.

By | March 6th, 2017|Categories: Adult, Childrens Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Grief Therapy|

“I CAN UNDERSTAND THEIR GRIEF,……But” This phrase makes my blood boil. And I heard it numerous times on February 29th on the A.M. news shows by Republicans who loved #45’s speech on February 28th 2017. One Republican leader said: “I can understand their grief” when they were  talking about the family of   slain Navy Seal, William “Ryan” Owens in the recent raid on Yemen. This leader went on to say: “there was an objective

The Problem with Trumpian Thinking, part two: No one knows your needs but you!

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

The Problem with Trumpian Thinking, part two. As I said in my earlier blog on Trumpian thinking, there is a major challenge when one person thinks they know what is right for anyone but themselves. I outlined these problems in the earlier blog but in this one I am going to address the subject of needs. When someone believes they know what another needs, they learn to not listen when the other talks about

Stand BY me, NOT ON me…………….

By | February 6th, 2017|Categories: Adult, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Grief Therapy, Parent|

~Stand by me, NOT on me~   If the only way you can be seen is to give yourself away, what good it is to be seen? If the only way you can be “loved”, is to meet all of their needs first, when will it ever be your turn? If the only way to be supported is to let them stand on you, how long can you hold them up before you fall

The Problem with Trumpian Thinking……………

By | February 6th, 2017|Categories: Adult, World|

The Problem with Trumpian thinking #45’s biggest flaw is this: He presumes to know what is right for everyone. It is impossible for someone to know what is right for another. This is 100% true for adults no matter what type of relationship they are in be it a coupleship, A CEO with his or her board, a Parenting relationship or the President of the United States when determining how to move forward for

The Room of a 1000 Demons or what to do when your worst fears seem to be coming true…..

By | January 22nd, 2017|Categories: Adult, Couples Therapy, Grief Therapy, World|

Love Blog number 5 When your worst fears seem to be coming true: Or how to negotiate “The room of a 1000 demons” Many years ago, in a workshop put on by William O’Hanlon, author and workshop presenter, he told us this story. When your worst fears appear to be coming true, it is as if you have entered The Room of a 1000 demons. The way to get though this room is to

~ Being YOU~

By | January 16th, 2017|Categories: Adult, Celebration, SPIRITUALITY|

Love Blog number 3 1/16/17~BEING YOU~   This week, I had three adults tell me that they did not know what I was talking about when I suggested that they needed to really nurture their inner child.   The truth is, if one was not nurtured as a child, then of course they would not know how to nurture some imaginary part of themselves that is called an inner child. John Bradshaw (internationally famous author