New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year! I’m sitting on the couch in my fleece pjs on a chilly Sunday morning, drinking coffee and still waking up. It’s the New Year and I’m preparing to return to work after a holiday hiatus, during which I filled myself up with reading (fiction–not self-help or psychology books, for a change!), silence […]

Ep. 9: A Big Time of Seeking

My father has been a big influence on me, including how I approach counseling work. In this episode, I interview Dad about his experiences as a Hospice nurse.  We talk about learning to listen, be present, and “get out of the way.” We also touch on our relationship, including the closeness, pain and healing that we’ve […]

Ep. 8: Understanding My Own Process

Tina Tannen, PhD, LMHC, was initially reluctant about the premise of the podcast. After some consideration, she decided to come on the show.  Tina’s commitment to her own ongoing development yielded rich conversation about her views on therapist self-disclosure and reflections on self-acceptance. She also contributed a long list of resources. I’m expecting many of […]