teens

Mother Daughter Retreat: The Story Behind the Event

Mother Daughter Retreat: The Story Behind the Event

As a therapist who works specifically with teens and young adults, I have the honor of walking alongside mothers and daughters every day. I am privileged to sit with mothers and their daughters as they go through addictions, divorces, teenage growing pains, mini battles over iPhone use, moves to college, and other major life transitions...

Own Your Awesome.

Own Your Awesome.

When I returned home from the office today, I discovered my "Own Your Awesome" card deck had arrived! This is a "52 Card Deck of Powerful Affirmations." I was super excited for these cards to arrive because I love using affirmation cards in my work with teenagers. Sometimes teens are hesitant to open up. I find that using affirmation cards...

Speak Your Truth.

Speak Your Truth.

My Iphone wakes me up every weekday morning at 6am. Despite the fact that I will never admit it, I often roll over, pick up my phone, and look through my Facebook newsfeed before finding my way to the kitchen for some coffee and an english muffin. Often I mindlessly scroll through my newsfeed, letting myself wake up, and proceed to immediately forget everything I just saw on my screen....