Posts for acceptance

A Campaign of Gratitude

IL Counselor, Lake Zurich IL, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, McHenry IL, McHenry IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Relationships, Self-care, Uncategorized October 31, 2020

The other day I ran across an article I had saved from 2004 that seems so relevant in this season…

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Coping in Hard Times

Anxiety, Depression, Emotions, Lake Zurich IL, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Stress, Trauma, Uncategorized September 13, 2020

These are hard times. 2020 is working on becoming the defining year for life stress. The coronavirus is ominous, hiding around…

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Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda

Deer Park IL counselor, Emotions, IL Counselor, Individuals, Relationships December 31, 2018

As the calendar turns to a new year it is often a time for reflection. When you look back into…

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New Group: Journey Group for young adults

Emotions, Group, Mental Wellness, Relationships, Uncategorized, Vernon Hills IL, Vernon Hills IL Counselor November 26, 2017

Catered to young adults, this group aims to provide education, emotional processing, communication skills, and relationship building strategies with a…

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Responding to Anxiety With Willingness

Anxiety, Lake Zurich IL Counselor March 1, 2016

In my previous blog Fears For Today, Worries For Tomorrow: Understanding Anxiety, I mentioned a natural tendency to avoid the…

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Adoption Struggles: Why Isn’t Love Enough?

Adoption, Chicago IL Counselor, Family October 1, 2014

She was adopted at birth and taken straight home from the hospital.   She didn’t experience any trauma or neglect.  How…

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