Our Children’s Roots

Our Children’s Roots

A troubled mother called my office one day wanting to know if I could help her anxious teenage son.  Her primary complaint was that he recently quit school, stayed in his room playing video games all day and wasn’t engaged in looking for a part-time job.  With a...
The Heart of Addiction

The Heart of Addiction

Addiction is often the end point of a life experience of difficulty, often with beginnings that originate in childhood. Often when we hear the word – ADDICTION – right away we think about problems with drugs or alcohol.  Perhaps even gambling or smoking....
The Strength of Family Love

The Strength of Family Love

The experiences of our parents, grandparents, great grandparents literally live on in our minds, bodies and lives. The strength of family love can create unconscious alliances that direct our behaviors, life choices and the way we feel about ourselves. “When...
Prenatal Influences

Prenatal Influences

Family Influences Us Even Before We Are In the Womb …. I’ve always held a special interest in what is shared with a baby in the womb, how the feelings, stresses and activities of the mother shape the child growing within. In my time invested with learning...
The Power of the Collective

The Power of the Collective

Have you ever taken a moment to consider what is set in motion before we emerge as individuals? In this wordless time, while we are deeply bonded in love to a collective reality in the family. What if we took a step back for a moment from our day-to-day challenges to...