Divorce turns your world upside down. Getting over the heartache and adjusting to the new normal is one thing. Getting your head around the possibility of dating again is quite another. For some the idea of dipping your toes in the dating pool... Read More
You may hate your ex. You might even think he or she is the worst possible excuse for a human being on planet Earth. You might find it hard to imagine what you ever saw in your former love. You also might need to work... Read More
Five Tips to Effectively Bring Your Families Together.
Are you experiencing challenges with your blended family? Marriage can be challenging and parenting can be challenging, so it is not... Read More
Bipolar disorder is a treatable illness marked by extreme changes in mood, thought, energy, and behavior. It is a complex disorder that affects more than two million adult Americans and requires a special treatment approach.Here are some bipolar disorder specifics: Bipolar usually begins... Read More
Have you seen the movie, “Inside Out”? If not, meet the character Anger. This kids’ movie – that is just as appropriate for adults – illustrates the complexity of human emotions better than just about anything I’ve seen.
We might try and... Read More
“Sandra” is an attractive, successful woman. She’s in her early-40s, has a 15-year-old daughter, a job she loves, a comfortable house, a fantastic group of friends, a close extended family…and a husband who... Read More
Perhaps the most troubling thing about abuse, or rather about those that inflict abuse, is that it is often times insidious. From an outsider’s perspective, an abuser typically appears to be a kind, productive, loving, and reasonable... Read More
Relationships are hard. They’re messy, complicated, scary, frustrating…and also the greatest, most fulfilling, and most important part of life. I would classify ALL relationships – with friends, your children, your parents, your siblings – in this way, but... Read More
Did you know that men and women form addictions differently? Did you know that the chemicals in men’s and women’s brains make each respond differently to drugs and alcohol?
For men, addiction is related to dopamine, the chemical in the brain that... Read More
At Foundations Counseling we deploy many different types of psychological and therapeutic approaches to help our clients. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), play therapy, existentialism, and family systems are... Read More