Dealing with Family Estrangement

Loss and Grief

Dealing with Family Estrangement

Have you limited your communication and interactions with a family member, or stopped them entirely? If so, you’re not alone. According to statistics published by Psychology Today, over 25% of the U.S. population is currently estranged from a family member, and more than 43% have experienced family estrangement at some point during their lives. In many cases, estrangement is necessary,...[ read more ]

The Powerful Benefits of Forgiveness

I’m sure we can all agree that we have been hurt by the callous words or actions of another. When this happens, we may find it difficult to forgive him or her. There is a very old saying that says, “Don’t cut off your nose to spite your face.” This is a warning to people to not act out in...[ read more ]

Grief: When will I Start Feeling Better?

One of the most devastating experiences we must endure in life is grieving the loss of a loved one. Although we have the knowledge that everyone will eventually die, and we logically understand the finality of death, no amount of information can prepare us for the devastation of the actual experience. Losing someone we love can be overwhelming. Trying to...[ read more ]

Coping with Grief Through Christian Counseling

I often receive phone calls and emails from perspective clients interested in exploring Christian counseling and what that might entail. As a licensed professional counselor I offer a wide variety of treatment options, including Christian counseling for those interested in integrating his or her faith into their counseling experience. Additionally, I offer traditional psychotherapy treatment for individuals not interested in...[ read more ]