The Myth of Needing Someone To “Complete” You

I remember that moment, not maybe with perfect accuracy, but I remember through tear stained cheeks, looking in the bathroom mirror of my little one-bedroom apartment thinking, “I don’t know who I am anymore. I am *****’s girlfriend and that’s all I know.” I had lost myself. The relationship didn’t last much longer after that.… Read More

Exercises In Gratitude

I have certainly talked about Gratitude before and will probably never stop. Research by Dr. Robert Emmons, a leader in Positive Psychology Research, shows that those who make a point of practicing gratitude daily show benefits from exercising more, expressing higher levels of happiness in their lives, more optimism about the future, were making steps… Read More

What Is The Difference Between Coaching and Psychotherapy?

I am both a Coach and Licensed Psychologist in the state of Illinois with training and experience diagnosing and treating emotional and psychological problems. Although there are similarities between Coaching and Psychotherapy, I will not conduct psychotherapy with my coaching clients. Although both Coaching and Psychotherapy use knowledge of human behavior, motivation, behavior change, and… Read More