Simple as it sounds, feeling good about yourself and enjoying your life can be very difficult, especially when you don’t have the kind of support you need. Talking things through with a wise, caring, pastoral counselor is one of best ways I know of to overcome problems, find new direction, and begin improving your life [...]
A formal therapeutic relationship isn’t quite the same as a natural friendship, but with me there are plenty of similarities. For one thing, I won’t just sit there asking, “How does that make you feel?” over and over again. On the contrary, we’ll talk together about your life, exchange ideas, and probably even share some [...]
Probably not. Identifying and overcoming the pain of past experiences is sometimes an important part of the healing process, but I’m convinced that change mostly happens in the present, as we focus on the future. So then, as far as I’m concerned, what matters most is for us to gain an understanding of your immediate [...]
It’s certainly not an exhaustive list, but here are some common issues in my practice: You want more meaning and purpose in your life You’re in the middle of a difficult transition You’re trying to make sense of life on the other side of faith You don’t feel deeply connected to other people You and [...]
If you decide to work with me, we’ll start by setting some goals and road markers so we can check on whether you’re making the progress you want. I’ve had some long term working relationships, but my primary goal is to give people the tools they need to keep making progress without me, which is often [...]
If you give me 24 hours notice, I don’t charge for a cancelled appointment. Otherwise, a $50 cancellation fee should be added to your next payment.
You can contact me HERE to request a free, 30-minute consultation, aimed at helping you decide if we’re a good fit, or a full-length appointment if you’re ready to jump right in. Either way, please include some basic background information and let me know where you live and when you’re generally most available for an [...]