Are You Ready for a New Start?

August 2, 2017empowerment, resiliency, self-talk, well-being

Do you tell yourself that there’s no hope of your life getting better?  Are you imagining that there are too many roadblocks in your way?  Whatever your present situation is, it doesn’t determine your future.  What do you want your life to look like? We all need a starting point, whenever we want something better … Read More

What Do We All Need?

July 19, 2017connections, empowerment, love, well-being

So many people in this world feel alone!  Sometimes our biological family is either unhealthy, unavailable, or just not enough to fulfill our needs for whatever reason.  To give ourselves permission to create a chosen family, is to give ourselves the power to better meet our needs.  It also gives us the power to be … Read More

The Power of Our Beliefs!

June 27, 2017change, empowerment, resiliency, self-talk

This is such an empowering quote!  Two definitions for belief are:  “an acceptance that a statement is true or that something exists” and “trust, faith, or confidence in someone or something.”  Can you see how powerful those concepts are?  They’re the foundation for growth! It’s difficult to create what we don’t believe in!  If you … Read More

My Office is a Safe Space

June 1, 2017anxiety, depression, santa barbara therapist

Last week I had a client come in for her session, and talk about something that I felt must have been difficult to discuss.  Toward the end of the session, I asked her how she was feeling, and if she had any regrets in bringing this subject up.  Without any hesitation, she told me that … Read More