Category Archives: Individual Therapy

Preparing for Therapy

Contrary to the way therapy is often depicted in movies and television, it does not simply consist of talking while a psychologist listens and asks vague questions. Therapy involves preparation, trust, and a mutual willingness between both therapist and patient to work hard and communicate openly. Once you have decided to consult a therapist, the […]

When to Seek Counseling

There are a variety of reasons for seeking the help of a psychologist, and many may wonder when to seek treatment and when to handle the issues on their own. Whether you are considering couples therapy or individual help, a general guideline is to ask for assistance when your state is impacting your daily life. […]

Myths About Therapy

There are a lot of myths surrounding therapy and the reasons that people seek treatment. Many people mistakenly believe that seeking help from a mental health professional is a sign of weakness or an indication that they are “crazy,” but this is not the case. Just as you would not hesitate to see a doctor […]

Grieving Lost Youth

Working out on the treadmill with ear buds in and music turned up – “Little ditty about Jack and Dianne…” a John (Cougar) Mellencamp song comes up on my I-tunes play list. As I was running (in place) along, I was transported back to 1982. There on the treadmill I started grieving my lost youth. […]

Bob, the Turtle Man – A True Angel

Do Angel’s exist? I think so, but maybe not in the form most of us think of. I recently met an angel by the name of Bob. Bob is a 78 year old effervescent bachelor. I met Bob through the widow of a quadriplegic man, Jerry. Jerry met Bob one day when Jerry needed some […]

Can We Have Spiritual Health and Financial Wealth?

Date: Sat, Apr 6 Time: 10 am – 1 pm Location: The Jung Center, Houston, TX Cost: $60 ($50 Jung Center members) Instructor: Michael Winters, Ph.D., Diplomate in Logotherapy Click here to see the Jung Houston page for this class. Description Is there a conflict between the spiritual life and material comfort? Major world religions […]