Occasionally a father will ask me if he should believe his adult son. Many fathers have trouble believing when their sons tell them that they did a good job. As a typical parent, he remembers the things that he would like to have changed and
Stay open to learning Do you actively let others teach you about life? Do you stop for a moment and ask yourself what someone else knows that you don’t know? Do you actively ask questions that allow others to teach you what they know? No?
Some of our greatest victories are creating major relationship problems. Americans have fought long and hard for freedom and self-expression. Women demanded to be free from the tyranny of male domination in relationships. Modern conversations in many relationships often center around “How do I express
The clamor over the Indiana’s Religious Freedom Act will soon recede into the background. Yet surprisingly it has left me changed forever. It caused me to face the part bigotry and closed-mindedness has played in my life. I am a psychotherapist. My dedication – I
Sometimes a book just reaches out and grabs me by the throat and demands that I listen. The Men on My Coach by sex therapist, Dr.Brandy Engler, grabbed me and shook me to the core. One by one she allows her therapeutic sessions with these
Having trouble with on-line dating in Indianapolis? People not writing you back, attracting people you cannot stand, getting lied to, and just feeling it’s a useless exercise. Then you want to listen to Amy Webb’s TED TALK: How I Hacked On Line Dating.
Life Transitions – Follow your passion. Do what you love and the money will follow. These are fundamental to having fulfillment and success say the personal development gurus. When they actually appear, it is a real treat. Recently I decided to learn the Argentine Tango.
Struggling to Succeed? Remember when you were young and learning to ride a bike? Maybe you tried it first with training wheels. Eventually you were ready to ride on your own. Think about the first time you rode by yourself. Did someone help you get
Parenting through actions I love you for your example, for how you taught me to think clearly and argue respectfully. Parenting is done through actions, not words. I am coming to the conclusion that what we model is more important than the values we teach.
Psychotherapy Works Why does just talking to someone help us heal? Part of the reason is how the brain works. When we store experiences in our brain the information is scattered throughout the brain in a wide variety of visual, auditory, motor and emotional centers.
Objectification Hurts Objectification often shows up in OUR sessions, either directly or indirectly. Yes there was also defensiveness in some of the responses but there was something missing that I had expected to see. Very little of the conversation explored or alluded to how women