Day 3 of 12 Days of Emotional Sobriety I did a test a few years ago that confirmed that I have a personality that “abhors routine”. I chuckled thinking that in
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Day 2 of 12 Days of Emotional Sobriety One of the common emotional deficits that alcoholic/addicts face is the tendency to blame others for their own errors or slip-ups. Sometimes we
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Day 1 of 12 Days of Emotional Sobriety I want your holiday season to be the best one ever. Improve each day by staying in touch with your thoughts, feelings and
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I recently taught a class for Dr. Ellyn Bader in her online couples training program on working with alcoholic/addicts on developing their emotional sobriety. I want to share some of the
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The best gift you can give yourself and your loved ones is to take your sobriety seriously this holiday season. Over many years I’ve learned, both personally and professionally, that material
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            We all feel fear at times. It’s human – it’s built in; it signals danger and if we listen, we move in the other direction. But too many people are overwhelmed with
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Focusing on Your Aim of Life East = Inward A few times a year, I exit from my busy life running a therapy centre to go on meditation retreat. I’m here now
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Are you afraid of hard work? Not your own hard work. Your clients’. Did you know the only way partners can expect meaningful change in their relationship is if they commit to ongoing strenuous effort? If not, you are not
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Stay focused on Self Love this Valentine’s Day. That way, if you don’t have a significant other, you can still enjoy the day because of  the love you show to yourself.
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Get Couples Therapy on Track and Moving:  What most Therapists Don’t Know I love working with high distressed couples because it challenges me as a therapist to grow and learn.  I’m
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  The Holiday Spirit Most of the attention this time of year is on giving – I get it. It’s the time for many of us to express our love and appreciation for
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To confront or not confront - that is the question I’m sure you have had those tense moments with couples when you ask yourself “should I confront this or not?” They
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