You Might Not Like What I Have To Say…But You Might Be Grateful To Hear It

You Might Not Like What I Have To Say…But You Might Be Grateful To Hear It

Welcome to my first blog of 2015! If we haven’t yet met, you can see a little more of what I’m about at by watching my intro video and if you’d like you can contact me personally so I can “meet you back” (and by the way, infinitely more interesting and fun for me to have a two-way intro!). So, I was driving to the office this morning, salted caramel non-fat (at least I hope it was) latte in hand, listening to a podcast by a well-known speaker....

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Couples Therapy, to Marry or Not to Marry, and the Myth of Perfect Compatibility

Couples Therapy, to Marry or Not to Marry, and the Myth of Perfect Compatibility

There is no such thing as perfect, but are you and your partner “masters” or “disasters”? In my work with couples in therapy one of the key concerns of couples seeking help is: Should we get married? The couples vary in nature from short-term relationships, to long-term, to relationships involving children. Couples may be experiencing relational bumps and recurring conflicts and are wondering if they should continue to invest time and energy in...

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I’ve FINALLY found “THE ONE”!!! Why Wait?

I’ve FINALLY found “THE ONE”!!! Why Wait?

I’m known among clients, colleagues and friends as a pretty positive person. I can find solutions. I did it for 20+ years in the corporate world for companies that needed help matching their products with the right customers and I do it now as a therapist for clients who need help matching their troubles with the right solutions. I am good at “Finding What Works” (one of my mottos). So… (wait for it) here’s a bit of advice that may (at first)...

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A Peer Group is a Powerful Motivator

A Peer Group is a Powerful Motivator

Some of us deal with work challenges through one-on-one mentoring or coaching. Some of us deal with personal/relationship challenges through one-on-one counseling or psychotherapy. But there is another form of problem-solving that is arguably more effective for some of us at certain times—peer group coaching/counseling. My brand of peer group coaching/counseling allows for keen insight about self and others in a safe setting that includes goal...

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