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  • [Read Article] A Daughter's Memories on Father's Day

    My Dad passed away on Christmas Day 8 years ago. It was sad of course, because he was gone. But it brought some peace too, because he had battled Parkinson's disease for 4 ½ years, and as my step-brother said, “Christmas was Dad's favorite holiday.

    Published: Sun June 13, 2010

  • [Read Article] Lessons From Littleton

    With the recent anniversary of the Columbine School shooting I want to share some thoughts that remain true today. I loved my community in Columbine - Littleton, Colorado. I moved there in 1985 to work, live and raise my children. I picked this pla

    Published: Tue May 25, 2010

  • [Read Article] Divorce Strategies: Co-Parenting for Back-to-School

    Parents must realize that by definition, co-parenting means each parent must give up some control over the children’s lives. The other parent might choose another outfit for the first day of school, pay for tennis lessons instead of encouraging the

    Published: Tue July 27, 2010

  • [Read Article] Does Your Child Have an Eating Disorder? What Parents Need to Know

    Eating disorders, contrary to popular belief, are not principally about food, eating, or weight management. The assumption is that anorexics starve themselves and bulimics overeat and purge, but the issues are much more complex. Anorexia nervosa and

    Published: Sun May 23, 2010

  • [Read Article] Holiday Derpression

    Many factors can cause the "holiday blues": stress, fatigue, unrealistic expectations, over-commercialization, financial constraints, and the inability to be with one’s family and friends. The demands of shopping, parties, family reunions, and house

    Published: Tue November 02, 2010

  • [Read Article] Inspiration from Music: Dolly Parton's "Better Get To Livin"

    In my work as a psychotherapist and life coach, I am always grateful for the many and varied sources of inspiration that come my way. The latest uplifting piece of material I’ve come across is in music, in a relatively new song by country/pop sta

    Published: Wed June 09, 2010

  • [Read Article] Top Nine Things To Do Before The Divorce

    One of the best things parents can do for the children is to actually plan the divorce before speaking to the kids. This is probably too late for most of the parents reading this article, but for the minority who are thinking about divorce and have

    Published: Wed June 30, 2010

  • [Read Article] Treatment of The Highly Sensitive

    When during one's life you have been labeled “too sensitive,” you have been treated unfairly. The fact that you feel deeply is a measure of good mental health. The difficulty arises when one is in reaction to their feelings, or the judgments

    Published: Tue September 14, 2010

  • [Read Article] Understanding the Cycle

    A relationship is a dance - and the rhythms and habitual steps of the dance have their own momentum - can take over. In EFT we look at the dance you are caught in and how it leaves you both hurting and frustrated. We help you step out of your negati

    Published: Fri July 23, 2010


    Learning new skills and rapid change can be intimidating. Even psychologically "normal," healthy adolescents, defined for the purpose of this article as adolescents who are not involved in mental health services and do not have an active Diagnostic

    Published: Mon August 30, 2010