What It Takes To Be Happy

I don’t think I’ve ever had a client come to me for therapy or coaching who said they wanted my help to be happier. Now that I think about it, I’m sure it’s never happened; meaning, they’ve never said those words. Clients have asked for a lot of things; to end their depression, to make […]

Dealing With Mistakes At Work And Home: Four Keys

Everybody blows it from time to time. We miss a deadline at work, we respond impatiently to a good friend or family member or we don’t return the phone call we said we would. I’m not saying we blow it all the time, but sometimes it happens to the best of us. How we handle […]

The Myth Of Self-sabatoge: Why We Do What We Do

We’ve all heard the term “self-sabotage.” Therapists and coaches use it a lot when they’re talking about someones “self-defeating” behavior. Take procrastination for example. I know someone who finished all his college requirements except for one writing assignment. Ten years later and he still hasn’t finished his assignment. Let’s call this person “Bob.” How do […]

Life Without Easy Answers

I’ve spent twenty five years plus working with individuals and couples, helping them to create positive change in their lives. Ten of those years were spent in a full time private practice as a psychotherapist. Over the years, I’ve learned at least a little about life, people, change, joy and pain. I’ve learned a lot […]