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Get Up, Shake it Off, Never be Deterred!

Recently a highly accomplished person who I very much admire, was “knocked down” by an abrupt and shocking act of gender and racial discrimination. This person

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Personal Development

Change is the Only Constant

“The only thing that is constant is change.” – Heraclitus I entered the field of professional counseling 17 years ago. My first office had a

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Trends in Field

Going from Idea to Reality!

A little over ten years ago, I was working for a K-12 school system doing prevention & intervention work. I also had a part time

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Professional Development

Let it Go!

There was a common thread  in my most engaging and meaningful discussions this past week! Whether it was: Supervisees struggling with managing their work related stress,

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Self Care