Category: Guest Entries

Sexual Violence and Self-Care

After working in the mental health field for nearly a decade, you would think that there are few things that could catch me off guard. One particular area though always plucks at my heartstrings; Listening […]

Can You See Things My Way?

  It was 8:30 at night.  I received a call on my cell phone from my dad, asking if I had gotten home from work yet.  I told him no, as I had stopped for […]

The ABC’s of Coping

As any therapist new and old will tell you, discussing the usefulness of coping skills is vital with clients of all ages.  I personally tend to have these conversations with my clients more often than […]

Emotional Intelligence

“Your ability to hold space, practice compassion, empathy, vulnerability, and self-awareness creates exponentially more value than your ability to solve problems, crunch numbers, or strategize. In everything. Leadership, entrepreneurship, and relationships. Heart over head. Capacity […]

“Ass Burgers”

“Ass burgers. It’s a burger for your ass.” It’s not the most mature way to approach this topic but I think about that quote all the time. Mostly because it’s hilarious. Ass burgers. The […]

Taking Risks Can Lead to Happiness

Caring for one’s self is the most important thing you can do, but can also be the most difficult. There needs to be a balance that cannot always be easy to see. It can be […]

Coloring Isn’t Only For Kids

As the owner and operator of a nonprofit for sexual assault and domestic violence warriors, Within Your Reach, it becomes part of my day-to-day life to be contacted or confronted with a warrior, telling me […]