PTSD: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

PTSD: How to Cope with Trauma POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER and HELPING CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS COPE WITH VIOLENCE AND DISASTERS The random, horrific killings of innocent people throughout the USA and world have shaken us with…


Forgiveness is a Choice

Choosing to Forgive Forgiveness is not easy. It can be painful. Actually, from God’s perspective, forgiveness had a great price..the death of His one and only Son. But our forgiveness towards another human being doesn’t…


What Makes Forgiveness So Hard?

Forgiveness versus Resentment Why Forgiveness is so Hard? And how we can change? Human behavior that suggests that people are “hard-wired” to experience ruptured relational bonds, psychological distance, physiological arousal, and the desire to retaliate…


The Power of Forgiveness

Forgiveness Changes Our Lives It’s challenging to think about forgiving people who have hurt us, isn’t it? We don’t want to let go of the painful memories of abuse, put-downs, broken promises, harsh words, family…


Managing Relationship Conflict

Conflict is Normal If you’re a living, breathing human-being, you will have conflict. The only people who don’t are dead. If you have an opinion on anything you will disagree with someone and engage in…


Why do people become angry?

Clients tell me that when they feel disrespected or treated rudely – they get angry. Often, they experience anger when they feel helpless or when goals are blocked. In the book, Anger Disorders, authors Raymond…


October News!

New Book/workbook for teens, parents and teachers: What’s Good About Anger? Helping Teens Manage Their Anger: In the Home, School & Community. A learning resource for teens, parents and teachers! Listen to this Podcast: Best…



Rebuilding Trust In Your Spouse

Working to Restore Trust One of my clients once asked me what it means to trust another human being. She wanted to know how she should react when a spouse or significant other is dishonest,…


4 Questions to Stop the Guilt-Trip

Is It True or False Guilt? How often do you find yourself dealing with guilt – wondering whether you said something hurtful, let someone down, left a job unfinished or failed at achieving a goal?…