Tag Archives: patterns

What You Don’t Know Might Hurt…

Last week I talked about doing relationships your own way, the way that works for everyone involved, and how so many other people seem intent on telling you the “right”way to do it. This week I want to talk about another … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking: Home For The Holidays

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I talk about strategies for dealing with the stress that sometimes comes with going home for the holidays. If you have questions or a topic you’d like to hear … Continue reading

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Is Your Mind Stuck? Try Rocking It…

I have lived in Wisconsin my entire life, so I know a few things about snow. For instance, I know that when you get your car stuck in the snow that getting unstuck can be quiet a process. It would … Continue reading

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Being Right Versus Being Kind – Take 2…

Last week I wrote about how sometimes it is more important to be kind than it is to be right when we are interacting with important people in our lives. But like most things, there are multiple facets of the … Continue reading

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When the Old Way Doesn’t Work…

There are a lot of different ways to look at therapy and the process of change. And there are just as many, if not more, therapeutic approaches. But one of the simplest is this. If you aren’t happy with your … Continue reading

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The Messages We Send…

One of the things I spend a lot of time convincing parents is that kids learn more, much more, from parents’ behaviors that they do from their parents words. Parent’s can talk and lecture until they are blue in the … 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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