Look For Things You Like

When couples come into therapy, they start ranting off the things they don’t like about each other, what’s not working. When I start to inquire about what is working in their relationship, what they like in each other…silence. They look at me, at each other,...

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Forward is Forward

You don’t have to all your shit together or all your ducks in a row, before you choose to move forward! That’s exactly what it is, a choice. You can choose to move forward, or not. You can cross all your T’s and dot all your i’s as best as you possibly can. But, know...

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Saying Goodbye to My Childhood Home

Life is constantly moving and changing. Bringing up a cocktail of emotions, excitement, happiness & sadness. My parents are moving from my childhood home.  I never anticipated the emotion that would ensue as we began to process of cleaning, packing and having a...

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Birth Order…Not Just Myths!

We all take roles in our family, and many of these roles are taken based upon birth order! Parents, parent their first born, second born and last born differently. It’s inevitable. Parents continue to evolve and grow, as their families do. Each spot, has unique...

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The Pressure To Be Happy

Think positive thoughts. Smile. Brighten up. Find your happiness. The emphasis to be happy is everywhere. The pressure to be happy, is actually making people unhappy. We all desire to feel happiness, but happiness isn’t a state that we can only be in- there is a...

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Is The Juice Worth the Squeeze???

Is it worth the squeeze? Will it be worth it to unpack all of the emotions? Will vulnerability really taste that sweet? You’ll only know, if you try…. Real, deep love requires conflict, impasses to work towards growth, together. Modern couples today, as soon as...

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Elevator Pitch

An elevator pitch is a brief, persuasive speech that you use to spark interest in what you or your organization does. It’s the WHY. It’s what draws interest, connects and makes others intrigued in you. With the amount of networking that I do, I’ve had to work on my...

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Road Map To Marriage

“Recalculating.” How many times do you hear your GPS tell you this? If you’re like me, with a bad sense of direction, you hear it a lot. In relationships, we can easily get lost. We don’t have a savvy computer system looking ahead, alerting us to a communication...

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