Teens

  Parents, Teens and Emotion Coaching So what do parents, teens and emotion coaching have to do with an eating disorder?   Going through an eating disorder or even being a caregiver of someone with an eating disorder can be just as difficult mentally and emotionally as it is physically. In my experience, a lot…

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Webinars

  Telehealth Sessions Hurricane Harvey Since being in private practice starting in 2009, I had done virtual Telehealth sessions with clients every now and then.  However, in 2017, when Hurricane Harvey hit the city of Houston, Telehealth sessions became a necessity.  At this point, I had a group practice with two locations and several other…

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I’ve been procrastinating writing this.  For one thing, I’m neither a man nor a husband and while I do not do a lot of this writing from my own life experience, the other thing is that I do not see a lot of men in my practice!  One thing I do know, men are more…

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  Ever cringe when you hear the word meditate?  I have to be honest and share that I definitely have.  In the beginning, I think it was because it felt a little “froo froo” to me.  A little out there…like, you want me to do whaaaat? You know what I’m saying?  And then I began…

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What is Defensiveness?   While not quite as damaging to a relationship as contempt, defensiveness gives it a run for it’s money as one of the top four negative communication styles Dr. John Gottman has found contributes to divorce.   He calls these the 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse.  Let’s start with a good operating…

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What is Stonewalling?   While not quite as damaging to a relationship as contempt, stonewalling gives it a run for it’s money as one of the top four negative communication styles Dr. John Gottman has found contributes to divorce.   He calls these the 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse.  Let’s start with a good operating…

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What is Criticism?   While not quite as damaging to a relationship as contempt, criticism gives it a run for it’s money as one of the top four negative communication styles Dr. John Gottman has found contributes to divorce.   He calls these the 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse.  Let’s start with a good operating…

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What is Contempt?   One of the main things you should know about contempt is that it is the #1 predictor of divorce, according to marriage research guru Dr. John Gottman.  Contempt is a way of communicating the conveys disgust, disrespect, and superiority. If you’ve engaged in (hey, none of us are perfect!) or experienced…

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