1. 7 Pieces of Advice for Getting Engaged and Preparing for Marriage

    When I got engaged in the summer of 2015, I was overwhelmed with the eagerness of those around me to celebrate and help me with the steps forward. One of the most profound things that was done for me came in the form of a series of letters. My best friend wanted to find a way to support me in this b…Read More

  2. Warning Signs of a Dysfunctional Family

    Let’s talk about family.   Family roles may be a phrase that feels very light as it is commonly used. We’re here to talk about the negative side of family roles and the impact they can have on a family.   Family roles can be a sign or symptom of a dysfunctional family. They can show ho…Read More

  3. 4 Areas You Could Be Improving Your Self Care

    Sometimes the term Self Care can be a little intimidating. Because not everyone likes the face masks, bubble baths, or essential oils that typically come to mind when this term is mentioned. These things might actually turn some people away. We wanted to break self care into a few more general categ…Read More

  4. Simple Tips for Sleeping Productively

    Perhaps one of the most basic parts of life that often doesn’t get the credit or attention it deserves is sleep. It’s essential, and we spend about a third of our lives doing it, so maybe we should consider giving it a little bit more love. There are things you can change in your routine, your h…Read More

  5. Moms: Get Started with Self Care… Or Else

    Standing in line at the grocery store you’re privy to a lot of conversations - whether you like it or not. You’re stuck there because you don’t dare move or you’ll lose your place in line and checking out will take even longer. So, you try not to listen to what people in line behind you are …Read More

  6. What Men Need to Hear About Therapy

    Once upon a time, I took a trip for private practice owners to Colorado. This was a conference to help therapists who own their own private practice grow and network.  I was lucky enough to meet TONS of rad therapists/owners but a small group of us created a special bond. We had WAY too much fun dr…Read More

  7. Be Vulnerable

    In our society today, we have been conditioned to believe that being vulnerable is a bad thing.  That if we are out of our comfort zone we are anxious and fearful. One of our favorite speakers and authors, Brené Brown, discusses how vulnerability can change your life positively, in her book “The…Read More

  8. Why You Should Practice Self-Care

    Self care can range from bubble baths, to meditation, to spending more time with family and friends.  Everyone’s self care will look different because we all have individual needs to tailor to. In our busy day to day lives, self care can be hard to make time for - often leaving our mental health …Read More

  9. The Importance of Setting Boundaries

    As human beings we have the tendency to over work ourselves until our batteries run low. We try and multitask so many areas of our lives, that our relationships and mental health often get neglected. One of the areas a therapist will focus on their client with is setting personal boundaries.   Set…Read More