This blog explores the many factors that contribute to growth and healing in the context of counseling and therapy.
This post explores characteristics of individuals who have a tendency towards caregiving behaviors versus those who have a tendency towards narcissistic behaviors.
This post explores the concepts of Psychological splitting and Object Constancy and how these concepts might be useful when considering gratitude and loss, particularly during difficult seasons.
This post contrasts denial and ownership, as it pertains to self-awareness and growth, and explores relationship patterns of under-owning in narcissists and over-owning in caregivers.
This post explores the concepts of midlife crisis and Stagnation and Generativity and assists individuals in exploring expectations and needs during midlife.
This post explores the concept of resiliency by considering the fact that an Orchid often blooms by being stimulated by unfavorable conditions. Resiliency often produces growth in individuals, especially when brought about by difficult situations.
This post considers the concept of resistance and how behavioral is often purposeful even if unconsciously. Tips for exploring the meaning of resistance in oneself and others are provided.