Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the season of overindulgence. We will eat, drink, and spend too much. There are many parties to attend, gifts to purchase, things to decorate, and people to visit. The extra chores and activities demand time and take us away from our healthy routines of working out, eating well, and getting…Details
“Mommy, did the girl win?” Nearly a decade of clinical experience providing therapy to suicidal clients, individuals struggling with gender identity, teenagers in the clutches of addiction, and my three year old daughter made me speechless with five simple words. With tears in my eyes, I tightly held my daughter and told her that no,…Details
October is National Bullying Awareness Month. In the past, the main venue for bullying was on the playground or in the hall at school. Now, thanks to social media and instant access to the internet, victimization can happen 24/7 without any escape. I am sure many of us can think of our own experience of bullying as…Details
Worried about your client’s drinking? Do they say they are not an alcoholic and don’t think AA is for them? They might be right.
Approximately six percent of the Unites States’ population struggles with a severe alcohol use disorder. This group and their loved ones will experience devastating consequences. On the plus side, most traditional treatments and self-help groups are geared for their recovery. However, there is a larger number of the population—over 90 million people— that have a…Details
The last few weeks of summer are winding down and the beach toys are getting packed away. Many parents are thinking about the craziness of back to school shopping and are ready to put our kids on the bus. Check off the list of school supplies. Then think about the tools your kids need to help with…Details
I love the Olympics. There is nothing purer than the look of sheer joy on the athletes’ faces when they win a medal or achieve their personal best. I actually lost my voice cheering as Michael Phelps was fighting to regain his title in the 200 fly then teared up with him as our national…Details
Hello and welcome to the Insight Into Action blog! I just finished reading Platform: Get Noticed In A Noisy World by Michael Hyatt. This York Times Bestseller gives a step-by-step guide of how to communicate with a larger audience. This nudged us to put our insights about Platform into action by developing this blog. Our practice wants to share information about…Details