Category Archives: Strength

Two Therapists Talking: Seeing Things As Different Instead of Wrong

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I talk about how it can be useful to see other perspectives as simply different instead of bad or wrong. If you have questions or a topic you’d like … Continue reading

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When Your Way Isn’t My Way…

I mentioned last week that I recently had the good fortune to get to visit England recently. I talked about how driving on the left really highlighted the different aspects in the process of change. Well, I had another of … Continue reading

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Handle With Care…

We are all a little fragile. Even if we don’t want to believe it, life has a way of proving it to us. Sometimes it sneaks up on us and other times it hits like a ton of bricks. Things … Continue reading

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Letting Others Do The Talking…

There are so many great messages and images floating around on the internet that I thought I’d take this chance to let some of them do the talking.  Here are some thoughts to ponder…             … Continue reading

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We Can All Use a Little Help Sometimes…

I had the opportunity to sit in a session with another therapist the other day. I loved having the chance because I think this therapist is one of the best I know.  During the session she used a concept that … Continue reading

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Assumptions & Consumption…It will mean more after you read the post.

I love when something happens in therapy and I gain a new perspective or new insight.  I’m fortunate that I often get to do co-therapy with some great therapists.  Right now I’m happy to be seeing some clients with my … Continue reading

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Alternative Sexualities Conference 2012

Last week I was lucky enough to be able to present at the Alternative Sexualities Conference 2012 (please excuse the poor quality picture!).  The conference is sponsored by the Community-Academic Consortium for Research on Alternative Sexualities (CARAS) and was hosted … Continue reading

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