"One of the deepest longings of the human soul is to be seen." -John O'Donohue
The path to a more meaningful and authentic life begins with a decision to seek assistance on your journey.
Perhaps you're experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, or loneliness. You might be struggling with codependency or other relationship issues. Maybe you just feel stuck.
I am here to help. Where you're coming from and where you're going impact the here and now. My goal is for you to live a fulfilled and happy life right now, expressing yourself freely and charting a course to which you give full consent.
Together, we'll work with what you're feeling (including how you feel physically), discuss what that means, and learn how to refocus your experiences to catalyze long-term and deep-rooted changes.
Depression within a romantic relationship can potentially erode what once was to the point of breaking up. This is an opportunity to begin to engage in healthy practices for not just yourself, but to cultivate new life for the depressed partner. Enjoy this read on living with a depressed partner.
Depression within a partner can stretch a couple in unimaginable ways. A few questions for those struggling with depression in their romantic relationship. Bringing about new life through a sense of feeling can be cultivated.
Grief is an essential activity within depression. It’s where we begin to re-cultivate our sense of life and relationship with self and the world. This post is a brief looking at what grief is and some steps of how to grieve.
Going through a divorce is one of the hardest things we could go through in life. It’s a significant loss in life. Regardless of how (un)healthy it was. Here are some tips, from my personal experience, on getting through and coming out of a divorce well.
An exploration of the importance of readiness to be vulnerable and the role of focusing on what we’re experiencing in our body in Pt. 3 in the series of Living with Depression. Click to read now.
Part 2 in a series on living with depression, discussing the fundamental activity within depression of “turning toward” as a way of developing one’s sense of self and reawakening movement in ones life.
Depression, it’s one of the most rampant mental health conditions throughout America, even more so in my region of the Pacific Northwest, Seattle. It has the power to destroy your sense of self, your life, ability to work, and your relationships. Yet, on the basic human level, it is a confrontation with our personal life. Coming back to the basic questions of “What is life for me?” and “What do I like & dislike?” Enjoy this alternative view of depression.
Exploring our sexual fantasies with no shame, humanizing them and accepting them as an important part of our inner world is no easy thing to do. It requires a constant back and forth between intensity and stability. In time though, it leads to a deeper self-acceptance and positive, long-lasting relationships with ourselves and others.