About That Picture

About That Picture

I took this picture today after my daughter rode her new electric scooter for the first time. Isn’t it a sweet picture? It was a…

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Arms Tired, Feet in the Mud

Arms Tired, Feet in the Mud

This post is for anyone with arms tired, feet in the mud. My first session with clients includes some pretty basic, standard protocol. I let…

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Clouds

Clouds

I am standing in my bathroom getting ready for church like I do every Sunday, but today is not just every Sunday. Today is a…

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The Kindergarten Crazies

The Kindergarten Crazies

Watching your child start kindergarten is tough. If your child has been home since birth this stretch of time away from family can seem terrifying….

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For What It's Worth: Self-Soothing

For What It’s Worth: Self-Soothing

Therapy is way more than a toolbox of intervention.  Information alone cannot replace professional help. However, information can be very powerful.  So, for what it’s…

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From the Shelf: Angry Conversations With God by Susan E. Isaacs

From the Shelf: Angry Conversations With God by Susan E. Isaacs

For three years at least once a week and sometimes more I made the one and a half hour drive both ways to Knoxville for…

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31 Things You Can Do About Your Depression Today

31 Things You Can Do About Your Depression Today

Depression is difficult to describe. It is a myriad of symptoms spanning the emotional, physical, relational, and spiritual. Is it physical? Is it emotional? Is…

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The Seasons Have Never Failed Me

The Seasons Have Never Failed Me

***Parallel Processing Parallel process is a clinical term used to describe the common occurrence in therapy when the therapist’s own experience is reflected in the…

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All Stopped Up

All Stopped Up

When I was a little girl I had allergies. This was before Claritin or Allegra. It was before allergy testing and allergy shots became vogue….

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Home for Christmas: Surviving Holiday Family Dynamics

Home for Christmas: Surviving Holiday Family Dynamics

The holiday season is upon us and whether you will stay near or go far chances are that you will be spending time with loved…

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From the Shelf: The Sullivan Crisp Novels

From the Shelf: The Sullivan Crisp Novels

I am excited to be starting a new genre of posts…book reviews/recommendations!  Some of these posts will be like introducing you to some of my…

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Saturday Sampling April 7, 2012

Saturday Sampling April 7, 2012

Here is a sampling of some posts from this past week that inspired me, educated me, or made me think. Do you think I missed…

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