1. How to Help A Loved One With Addiction

    Today we have a lovely guest blog post written by the wonderful Trey Dryer.    It did not help when I yelled at him. It did not help when I would ignore it and thought it would eventually work itself out. It did not help when I told my parents what was happening. My brother’s drug addiction was severe, and nothing my parents or I did ever seemed to have an effect on his substance use. To r…Read More

  2. 3 Tips to Combat Disappointment

    “I’m so disappointed in you.” “I’m dissatisfied.” “You let me down!” “Why do I even bother? These are all phrases we’ve heard echo across our lifetime. They only take a few seconds to utter, but can linger on within us for a lifetime.  Chances are if you’re reading this, then someone at some point has disappointed you or vice-versa; you’ve disappointed them. For disappoint…Read More

  3. Trust, 4 Reasons Why Trust is Important

    Trust can be defined as a firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something. The definition seems very clear and straightforward, however for some actually putting trust into action is the equivalent of climbing Mount Everest with no gear, no supplies, and only one arm. The thing is trust is something that is irrefutably necessary for the success and happiness of …Read More

  4. 6 False Beliefs About Therapy

    1. Your therapist is there to give you advice – Most people believe that your therapist will tell you what decisions you should make in your life and why. This could not be further from the truth, most people have friends to help them make the hard decisions in life, whether you want their advice or not. If your therapist attempts to give you advice then they are setting you up to become dep…Read More

  5. Therapy – What I Know and What You Should Know

    I have learned throughout the years of my professional career that there are many false beliefs as to what to expect from therapy or therapists. It is no surprise that these beliefexist when you consider that he majority of people get their information from the media or the web. The medias’ renditions of how therapy is conducted and what to expect from a therapist could not be further from the t…Read More