Out of a Job

My goal is always to work myself out of a job. How many other people that you may engage with professionally will say that to you? You are the leader and holder of all the power in our relationship. Because that is true for every relationship in your life. My job is to hold upContinue reading “Out of a Job”

Parenting is the Hardest

⁣ This picture represents how parenting feels sometimes… 😰⁣ ⁣ You know that moment when parenting throws you a curveball you didn’t see coming? When you find yourself unsure of how to move forward? That WTF moment? ⁣ ⁣ I recently supported the parents of a 13 year old young man through an URGENT COUNCILContinue reading “Parenting is the Hardest”

Expert Status

As a therapist I was identified as an “expert” in both family and trauma work by different agencies. I was referred to and sought out because of my clinical expertise. ⁣ ⁣ Yet I was most effective in my work because I support all my clients to recognize their own EXPERT STATUS. ⁣ ⁣ We all have the abilityContinue reading “Expert Status”

Sexuality After Motherhood

SEXUALITY AFTER MOTHERHOOD⁣⁣Let’s dialogue about SEXUALITY AFTER MOTHERHOOD. No experience or perspective is wrong as long as we are true to what feels right for us. ⁣⁣My post partum sexual inclinations were different from many women who have shared with me about theirs. And if I hadn’t known the stories of many other women IContinue reading “Sexuality After Motherhood”

Pallid Breath Holding

I debated sharing as this was the SCARIEST mom moment to date and still feels quite vulnerable. But, I strongly feel that we learn from one another’s experiences and through the process of telling and receiving each other’s stories we connect and grow. ⁣⁣Yesterday, on our afternoon walk just before nap time: ⁣⁣Brigit stumbled overContinue reading “Pallid Breath Holding”

ABC’s of Resilience in Practice

ABC’s of RESILIENCE in practice⁣⁣⁣⁣The following (with the exception of text in parentheses) I just finished texting to my amazing SIL. Because, you know 🤷🏼‍♀️ she gets it. ⁣⁣⁣⁣Today has been a day… as I get closer to putting my work out in the world I keep being presented with opportunities to practice what I preach… ⁣⁣⁣⁣IContinue reading “ABC’s of Resilience in Practice”

I’m not a B*tch. I just wasn’t getting my needs met

“I’m not a B*tch. I just wasn’t getting my needs met.”⁣⁣My friend and member of one of my upcoming groups said this during a conversation recently. And I could relate. 💯 You? ⁣⁣As parents we are not as able to just pull ourselves up and handle what’s in front of us by ourselves. Of course we willContinue reading “I’m not a B*tch. I just wasn’t getting my needs met”

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