June 3, 2015

Spirituality is a Simple Way of Living

by Turning Point Counseling A spiritual person is also in touch with his or her own reality, feelings and thoughts, and the reality of the people around him or her, not projecting on them. Keith Miller Those in recovery from addictions applying the Twelve Step program are accustomed to hearing that it […]
June 2, 2015

Happiness: La Bella Vita

by Janet Jergins, MMFT It is impossible to live a pleasant life without living wisely and well and justly. And it is impossible to live wisely and well and justly without living a pleasant life. Authentic Happiness calls for balance. A pervasive feeling of well-being derives from a full spectrum of human […]
June 2, 2015

Happiness as a Treatment Goal

by Janet Jergins, MMFT There is no duty we so underrate as the duty of being happy. By being happy we sow anonymous benefits upon the world. Robert Louis Stevenson It seems there are two ways to go about treating people in my office. One is to figure out what pathology is […]
June 2, 2015

What is Hypnotherapy?

by Stephen Willis, MMFT, LPC, LMFT, NCC When people think of hypnosis, they usually are drawn to a picture of an entertainer in a Las Vegas nightclub act or someone who goes to a school auditorium and brings people up on stage and gets them to do embarrassing things such as barking […]
June 1, 2015

Why is Therapy Difficult for Men?

by Patrick Heard, MA Silver and gold will not make men better. It is the opinions of wise men that enrich with virtue those who share them. Plato Why don’t many men seek out counseling as often as women? 1. Men often perceive counseling as an unfriendly, even unsafe environment. They believe […]