Mindfulness Of A Dog’s Life

Riley is a 3 year old, 60 pound mix, I rescued him, or he rescued me, just over a year ago.  He is often described as hyper, out of control, crazy, rude, and many many other colorful words that I…

what is dbt, perspectives therapy services

Hello, dear friends! I’m so glad you’re here and hope that you’re finding all of the things meant for you to encourage growth, peace, and joy. Today I wanted to talk about one of my favorite modes of therapy, DBT. …

grief, perspectives therapy services

Grieving Grief

Grief is painful, challenging, often unexpected, and inevitable. As humans, we understand that loss will happen, that people will die, and that circumstances will change – sometimes when we are not ready. This awareness does not make grief any less…

self-compassion, perspectives therapy services

Sometimes it is easy to criticize and get down on ourselves thinking it will be a motivator to succeed in whatever it may be we are struggling with. It’s harder to show ourselves kindness, perhaps because criticism is what we…

mother's day, perspectives therapy services

Hello, dear souls! I hope you’re having a fabulous week and are finding some moments of sunshine. We’re in the middle of Spring here in Southeast Michigan and Mother’s Day is Sunday. Celebrating Mother’s Day I see a lot of…

fear the drop, perspectives therapy services, joy is worth the risk

Hello, friends! I hope you’re all doing well and enjoying your week. I’m soaking up sunshine and enjoying the opportunities I’ve been given. Today I’ve picked an excellent topic for us: how to enjoy life more. It’s time to stop…