1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Parenting in Quarantine (You’re Doing Great)

    Parenting is THE hardest job on the face of the planet. Hands down. Now throw on a global pandemic that causes 6+ weeks of quarantine. So many parents are struggling with judging themselves, being exhausted, feeling guilty… It makes therapists sad because you are doing a great job parenting just b…Read More

  4. Family Roles

    In all family’s there are roles that each person takes on.  Especially in families with many siblings, it is easier to detect the dysfunctional roles that each person embodies.  Each dysfunctional family may have addiction present, personality disorders like OCD, or depression. The hero, the sca…Read More

  5. 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

  6. Self Love For Single Parents

    Let’s talk about something that isn’t discussed frequently enough: being a single parent.  So much love is given towards two parents raising their children, but where is all the love for the parents who are doing it all on their own?  What about the dad who lost his wife and is raising his thr…Read More

  7. 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

  8. Supporting Your Loved One Through Anxiety and Depression

    Depression and anxiety disorders are on the rise, but that does not mean you know who is struggling with one.  More often than not, people struggling with depression don’t show clear signs. They may look like they are really enjoying life and constantly make you laugh.   Because of the “outer…Read More

  9. 5 Truths to Remember When Someone You Love is Battling Addiction

    When someone we love and care about is battling an addiction, we often feel powerless. The cycle of addiction causes intense pain to both the addicted person and those around them. It feels impossible to simply observe the damage to a person’s health, financial status, interpersonal relationships,…Read More