honesty in therapy

The Importance of Honesty in Therapy

  The Importance of Honesty in Therapy The importance of honesty in therapy is vital for the process to work. The only way to grow is to open up and be honest. I understand that it is very hard for most to think about opening up to another and trusting the therapeutic process. Why is…

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Attachment Theory

Attachment Theory

Attachment Theory Understanding attachment theory for human development is very important. Especially when used as an approach in counseling. It has tried to provide a deeper understanding of the dynamics of close relationships. Attachments can be healthy. More times than not we are unaware of unhealthy patterns and systems of attachment to others, societal, religious…

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The Essence of True Friendships

The Essence of True Friendships

  The Essence of True Friendships The Essence of true friendships. There is nothing quite like a real friend. Throughout the stage of our development from Birth to death wouldn’t it be wonderful to say that we truly knew what a true friendship was. What a connection with another feels like. The type of friendship…

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Forgiveness and Freedom

Forgiveness and Freedom

Forgiveness and Freedom Forgiveness sets you free. It releases you from the bondage of the other person held captive in your mind and sets you on track for emotional well-being and healing. The phrase I commonly use with client is, “don’t let others rent room in your head.” Clients come into session and without knowing…

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Helping Your Addicted Teen in Central Florida

Helping Your Addicted Teen in Central Florida

Helping Your Addicted Teen in Central Florida Addicted teen and the challenges they are faced with. The reality that you have and addicted teen that is struggling with addiction is one of the hardest things a parent can do. Questions as to how it happened, who to blame and why it’s happening can overwhelm you.…

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Listening to Teens

Listening to Teens

  Listening to Teens Listening to teens and communicating effectively sounds like a foreign concept at times. Parents communicating with their teens can seem like another language. The reality is that parents need to understand that it’s critical at these teen years to speak less and listen more. I know that sounds backwards but by…

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Being Authentic

Being Authentic

Being Authentic Being authentic and removing the mask you wear. It’s time to remove the mask. How excited we all get when we go to a play and we see the hero versus the villain. The actors are so good at their craft that they truly make us believe for a minute that we are…

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Breaking Up Orlando

Breaking Up Orlando

  Breaking Up Orlando Breaking up Orlando is hard no matter what the situation is. I would have to say that if this question (How to know when to break up?) is even swimming around in your thoughts it’s probably your intuition knocking telling you that your not in alignment with your true self. First…

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Perfectionism and Breaking Free

Perfectionism and Breaking Free

Perfectionism and Breaking Free Perfectionism and breaking free. Throughout life, most people strive to “be the best,” whether in school, at sports, at a craft; anything they put their minds to must be perfect. Later in life, being a perfectionist can limit personal development and accomplishments. This is because most perfectionists will only do things…

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Ego vs Love. The Battle is on

Ego vs Love. The Battle is on

  Ego vs Love. The Battle is on Ego vs. Love seems to be the simplest way to explain the split of self. Believe it or not half of the world lives by the following statements do you fall into any of these categories? Is Change Defined as Evil or Good? I must have a…

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