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Unveiling the Barriers to Love: Healing your Heart with Online Therapy

I have been thinking about love a lot lately. Perhaps it’s the holidays and the impending new year? It's a time to hope for something better and also a time that can be fraught with tension, chaos, or loneliness. Or, maybe my musing on love stems from the chaos and division we see not only here in the United States but globally as we experience the brutality of war? It could come from the reality and notion of hate crimes in our news today. Whatever the root, and likely all the above, I have been thinking of love and want [...]

2024-02-12T12:13:08-06:00Online Therapy|

Depth Psychotherapy: Connecting with Your Deeper Self

We all seek meaning and purpose. We all ponder and grapple with the deep questions of life – it’s our human nature to do so. In a sense, we are always becoming and always emerging into that unique person we are meant to be. Carl Jung, father of analytical psychology, whose work informs the approach of depth therapy, also known as depth psychotherapy, says, “The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.” I like to connect this quote with Brene Brown, widely known author, researcher, and storyteller. Brown says, “True belonging only happens when we present [...]

2024-02-13T10:30:25-06:00Depth Therapy|

Existential Angst: Finding Meaning in Life with Depth Therapy

In the hustle and bustle of modern life, we can find ourselves entangled in a web of responsibilities, expectations, and the managing of others, whether it be family, coworkers, or friends. Day-to-day life can become robotic in the sense that we find ourselves barely getting through the day. In our effort to control life, our own and others, we can lose sight of who we are, what we want, and what our purpose is. This is where the transformative practice of depth therapy comes in. At times like this, we can begin to feel a sense of existential angst, which [...]

2024-02-13T10:21:23-06:00Depth Therapy|

Embracing Life’s Messiness into New Growth: Insight from a Depth Therapist

Fall is finally here and after one of the hottest Texas summers on record, I want to be outside every minute I can. The call to get my hands dirty, to feel the earth between my fingers and under my nails so strong that digging in the dirt is what I found myself doing recently. With intention, I dug with bare hands, no gloves or a shovel! I simply couldn’t wait to get my hands dirty. Delightful it was, even though I was a bit messy when done - dirty hands, feet, knees and even my face and the [...]

2024-02-13T10:15:05-06:00Depth Therapist|

Reconnect and Thrive: How Individual Therapy Can Rejuvenate Your Relationship

Relationships can be both the source of our greatest joy and our deepest challenges. When the connection with your partner begins to fray, and you find yourselves drifting apart or grappling with persistent conflicts, it's natural to seek solutions. While couples therapy is a common choice, individual therapy can also play a significant role in revitalizing your relationship. In this blog post, I will explore how individual therapy for relationship issues can help you reconnect with yourself and your partner, ultimately leading to a healthier, thriving relationship. Understanding the Role of Individual Therapy for Relationship Issues Individual therapy is often [...]

Breaking Free From Codependency: Insights from a Relational Therapist

Understanding Codependency Codependency is a complex and often misunderstood issue that can have a profound impact on your relationships and overall well-being. As a relational therapist, I've witnessed the struggles that individuals face when caught in the web of codependency, but I've also seen the incredible transformations that can occur when they embark on the journey to break free. Codependent individuals tend to rely excessively on others for emotional support, validation, and a sense of self-worth. It often manifests as an unhealthy preoccupation with the needs and feelings of others to the detriment of one's own well-being. This behavior is [...]

2024-02-13T10:58:59-06:00Codependency|

Healing from Relational Trauma: A Relationship Therapist’s Perspective

Relational trauma is a profound and intricate issue that can have lasting effects on an individual's emotional and psychological well-being. As a therapist specializing in trauma and relationships, I have witnessed the immense challenges that survivors of relational trauma face. However, I have also had the privilege of witnessing their resilience and capacity for healing. In this blog post, I will share insights on healing from relational trauma, offering hope and guidance to those on this courageous journey. Understanding Relational Trauma Relational trauma is an umbrella term for any re-occurring trauma that happens within a relationship. Most trauma is relational [...]

2024-02-15T11:01:24-06:00Relational Trauma|

Going Deep with Depth Therapy

Depth therapy, a form of psychotherapy that delves into the underlying causes of emotional and psychological challenges is transformative. Going deep allows you to unpack layers of defense that prevent you from living a full and expansive life. This type of therapy dives deep to uncover hidden or unresolved conflicts that might be contributing to your current challenges. I can help you get to the root of your pain so you can begin to understand and grow beyond it. My approach combines deep exploration of the psyche and intentional attunement to your body and nervous system. In this blog, we'll [...]

2024-02-13T11:13:52-06:00Depth Therapy|

Exploring the Benefits of Online Therapy

In recent years online psychotherapy has emerged as a convenient and effective alternative to traditional in-person therapy. In fact, online therapy has become the norm in our world today. My background in person-to-person therapy made me skeptical of online therapy when the pandemic hit. In truth, it was an adjustment. However, I quickly came to recognize the deep connections and profound growth that happens in a virtual space. Research shows online therapy to have similar outcomes in client satisfaction and personal growth as in-person therapy. This blog post delves into the various benefits of online therapy and why it is [...]

2024-02-15T11:01:24-06:00Online Therapy|

Can Individual Relationship Therapy Improve My Relationship?

Relationships are complex. Even the strongest connections can encounter hurdles. Considering individual therapy as a solution might not be the first thing that comes to mind. But, what we know is that delving into personal growth and self-awareness in individual therapy can provide remarkable benefits for resolving relationship concerns. I offer online depth work to help you navigate your relationships with more clarity, intention, and confidence. What does Individual Therapy to Improve Your Relationships Look Like? Our work together will be grounded in Jung-oriented depth psychology, an approach that explores the unconscious while at the same time addresses what is [...]

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