Counseling

Do therapists lead perfect lives?

“I bet it is nice being married to a therapist.” The young newlywed shook her head near the end of a particularly emotional counseling session. “I can barely function,...... More »

When life disappoints you

Grab a cup of coffee and settle in for this one. It might take a minute. I do wish I were sharing this with you in person, because it’s...... More »

When abused kids become adults

Chris is one of those guys who’s easy to like. He’s friendly, always has a warm smile, and is happy to be the listener in most conversations. He’s a...... More »

Let’s talk about sex.

Believe it or not there are several elements to experiencing true intimacy, and it isn’t just about sex. Couples tend to use a lot of code words when they...... More »

Being a Leader in the Church

When someone enters the seminary or agrees to assume a leadership role in his or her church, it’s usually because of a heartfelt desire to help and guide others....... More »

Don’t ask me about my childhood!

I asked about her childhood and her relationship with her parents, and she responded angrily. “I’m not here to talk about myself! I’m here to talk about my son...... More »