Forgiveness

Forgiveness is a topic I frequently research and discuss, not only for my professional life as a therapist, but especially for my personal life as a woman who loves Jesus. I have been greatly forgiven, and it is important to me that I extend grace and forgiveness to people around me. Throughout my journey soContinue reading “Forgiveness”

The New Wave of Positive Affirmations

With Super Bowl 49 airing this weekend, you should know that you’re just like professional athletes. Okay, maybe not entirely. You probably won’t be this weekend’s MVP or perform a miracle on ice, but we all have at least one thing in common: our behaviors are motivated by our thoughts and beliefs. Our beliefs have such an impact on our performance that there areContinue reading “The New Wave of Positive Affirmations”

The Power to Choose

A long line at the grocery store. A driver who cuts you off. A doctor who keeps you waiting. A kid who pushes every button in the elevator. It requires work, but we can choose to view life’s annoying moments as meaningful opportunities. How do you think the world might be different if people chose to respond with patience and grace?Continue reading “The Power to Choose”

Apps to Compliment Your Counseling

Technology has certainly changed the way we interact with things around us. Although those changes are not entirely positive, one way to use technology to boost your mental and emotional wellbeing is by using apps. I’ve compiled a list of apps that I have recommended in my practice or my clients have recommended to others.Continue reading “Apps to Compliment Your Counseling”

Important Agencies and Contact Information

I wanted to dedicate an entire blog entry to important agencies in our area. These are valuable resources, so keep the phone numbers handy in case you need them in the future. Although these organizations are based in Allegheny County, you can still call them to find similar resources closer to where you live. AsContinue reading “Important Agencies and Contact Information”