rainbow over hands making a heart, How to Support Your LGBTQ+ Child

“Mom, I’m gay.” “Dad, I’m trans.” “I’m non-binary, and I want to start using they/them pronouns.” Do you know how you would respond if your child came out to you? Do you have a belief system that would make it…

woman crying beside her bed, what is burnout?

What is Burnout?

What is burnout?  I have a story to share, and I promise there is a point to it. Once upon a time, I started working full-time at my very first job after graduating from college. During my first few weeks, I…

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Social Media Spring Cleaning

During this global pandemic, many of us have turned to social media to connect with our family, friends, and strangers around the world. It has brought us humor, entertainment, and different perspectives. While social media can bring us together, there…

woman with arms outstretch among the trees, The Benefit of Exploring “Why”, perspectives therapy services

The Benefit of Exploring “Why”

One of the most frustrating things that can come up in therapy is trying to figure out why we feel the way that we do. I’ll even have moments when I ask myself questions, like “Why can’t I do this…

intergenerational trauma, perspectives therapy services

I frequently turn to different social media outlets to provide myself with thought-provoking content and inspiration. Recently, I came across a quote that said, “Pain travels through families until someone is ready to feel it.” Reading this instantly sent my…

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The Practice of Being Human

Imagine as if you were a fly on the wall on the day you were born. Was it evening? Was it morning? Were you premature, or did you take your sweet time entering this world? Imagine watching the individual who…

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Prioritizing Gratitude

Prioritizing gratitude is a practice.  As November begins, it brings along many new stressors for us to manage.  For example, just as I am writing this, guess what I see looking out of the window? Snow.  I am not ready…