Author Archives: Mark

Life Force

Posted February 14th, 2017 in Change, Individual Counseling by

Deep at the center of our being, there is a life force seeking expression. This life force isn’t a personal […]

When Change Isn’t Noticed

Posted February 7th, 2017 in Change, Marriage and Couples by

It happens frequently in couples counseling. A husband or wife will agree to try some new behavior their partner has […]

The Illusion of Control

Posted February 2nd, 2017 in Change, Individual Counseling by

It happens to all of us. We stumble, or say something inappropriate, or can’t lose the weight, or can’t get […]

Let’s Start Over

Posted January 31st, 2017 in Marriage and Couples by

Every couple runs into impasses, situations in their lives where trying to talk about some difference or disagreement right now […]

Love and Consequences

Posted January 26th, 2017 in Marriage and Couples by

They knew soon after they met that they were meant for each other, together for life. They married, became parents […]

Escaping the Self-Image Trap

Posted January 23rd, 2017 in Change, Individual Counseling by

Our view of ourselves is built up through an emphasis on key qualities, ways we see ourselves akin to or […]

Why Judging Others Leads to Your Suffering

Posted January 18th, 2017 in Individual Counseling by

Judging yourself and others can be the source of a great deal of suffering in yourself and in your relations […]

Is It Too Late?

Posted December 3rd, 2014 in Marriage and Couples by

At least one of you is talking about divorce, your problems are so longstanding that you can’t even remember how […]

When Change Isn’t Noticed

Posted May 12th, 2014 in Marriage and Couples by

“I’ve been working on changing my behavior.” “That’s not how it looks to me.” This exchange happens frequently in couples […]

Mind Games

Posted April 16th, 2014 in Change, Individual Counseling by

Left on its own, your mind can produce an endless stream of thoughts, one following another with seeming inevitability. Because […]