December 16, 2019


by Jayme Beal, 10/18/2019   Self-care is not selfish, in fact, it is vital. Self-care is not a treat, but an act of kindness towards us. Self-care is a priority and not a luxury. You may find yourself cringing while reading those phrases or may be feeling a sense of relief. America […]
November 21, 2019

Loving Boys, Broken Fathers

By Patrick Heard I walked with my little three-year-old client and his mother to the exit of my office. As we were walking, the little boy reached up and wrapped his fingers around my finger. When I opened the door, the little boy held out both hands gesturing for me to pick […]
November 12, 2019

Why Counseling?

By Jayme Beal Counseling can seem daunting to some or just plain silly to others. I have heard various reasons of why people choose to not go to counseling. For example, “I should be able to figure it out by myself”, “it will be weird talking to a stranger about my life”, […]
November 4, 2019

Expressive Art Therapy

By Janet Leavell Jergins, LPC, LMFT, AAMFT Approved Supervisor “I make art when I can’t gather the words to say.”  Nikki Rowe Expressive Arts Therapy helps the unconscious mind communicate with the conscious mind.  Spending time in a non-verbal art exercise with a therapist is one means of allowing a wounded self […]
October 4, 2019

5 Reasons Why Failure is a Gift

By: Michelle Overman LMFT Everybody loves a winner. This expression is truer now than ever. Social media drives us to present ourselves as winners by burying our mistakes and refusing to acknowledge they ever happened. This message is driven home by the cautionary tales of those who fell short. For example, consider: […]
September 4, 2019

What’s so terrible about being 2?

By: Patrick C. Heard  MA LPC LMFT I recently noticed an increase in very young children coming in for counseling. I thought seeing a three-year-old child and his or her parent was a good outside limit, but I never expected to see two-year olds and their parents in my counseling office. I […]