Tag Archives: Lesbian

Family Vs. “Family”: Tip #1 for the Upcoming Holidays

As the “Family” counselor in Dallas, and as someone who is a native and openly gay Texan, I am completely aware that for individuals, couples & families in the LGBT community, the holidays can bring about a unique kind of … 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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Mining For Good

Which 5 living beings know you best? I say living beings, because I mean for you to consider your pets as well, if you think they are candidates.  So, think for a minute about the one that knows you best … Continue reading

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In the meantime…

So often, when a ‘goal’ is incredibly far away, we can get bogged down with the waiting and feel like until we reach that place, we just have deal with feeling miserable.  But if we think about it a minute, … Continue reading

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Regarding Heartbreak…

One of the most difficult things that life routinely throws at us, is heartbreak. And for those of us who identify as gay or lesbian, it might hit us much later in life than it does for others. Time after … Continue reading

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When coming out is especially hard

Ask yourself these questions about the people you’re thinking of coming out to, then answer them honestly, thoughtfully & thoroughly,  After each and every question ask yourself  “What else?” Until you literally can’t think of anything else to add to … Continue reading

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Arm yourself

Think about the last time life was incredibly tough, you know, one of those times when you remember waking up one day and feeling normal, and thinking about how grateful you are for just feeling normal again.  Somehow, you got … Continue reading

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