Tag Archives: Counseling

PAY ATTENTION

Life provides you with a blueprint of what works specifically for you, every time things move towards ‘better’. When you pay very close attention to those upswings, and remember the valuable information they provide you with, you are more armed … Continue reading

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The Expert

Sometimes clients come in expecting me, as the “expert”, to give them some specific advice about their particular conundrums.   However, one thing that makes me quite different than some other therapists, is that I do NOT see myself as … Continue reading

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Superlatives Everywhere…

I am naturally a very passionate and excitable person. As a result of this, I use superlatives on a regular basis, to the point where my closest friends can predict what I’m about to say when I try something new … Continue reading

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Family Vs. “Family”: Tip #3 for the Upcoming Holidays

Alright, so this is the 2nd to the last tip for the upcoming holiday season for my LGBT family. Tip #1 was about detailing your very best hopes for the season ahead, & tip #2 was about recognizing both past … Continue reading

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Family Vs. “Family”: Tip #2 for the Upcoming Holidays

Alright, as promised, here is tip #2 in the continuing series for the the LGBT community regarding the holiday season that is fast approaching. Tip #1 was about creating a detailed picture of how you hope the holidays will look, … Continue reading

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Accidentally Solution-Focused

Before I became a solution-focused therapist, I was unintentionally doing some very solution-focused things in my personal life. For example, when I was in my undergrad program, I experienced my first real heartbreak, and it was incredibly tough for me … Continue reading

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Amplifying Hope

I was recently talking to new a client who wanted nothing more than to feel happier again. She had been to counselor after counselor throughout her adult life, not really feeling helped in the way she hoped to, and so … Continue reading

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