Independent Studies

These are self-directed study resources that we recommend to our clients on a regular basis.

A Foundational Online Parenting Course

Emotion Coaching: The Heart of Parenting presents a 5-step method that builds emotional intelligence and creates positive, long lasting effects for children. Easy to learn, and used by parents, educators and care-givers, it supports kids through life’s ups and downs in a way that builds confidence and helps them grow socially, emotionally and intellectually.

Researchers have found that even more than IQ, your emotional awareness and ability to handle feelings will determine your success and happiness in all walks of life. Acclaimed researchers and therapists Drs. John and Julie Gottman present this proven program to show you how to be there for your child when it really counts.

A Foundational Resource to Learn Healthy Boundaries

Boundaries.me is a website created by Dr. Henry Cloud, the author of many best-selling books including the book “Boundaries”. So much of life can be navigated more smoothly if we learn and re-learn the basic principles inherent in practicing healthy boundaries. This website is available with an affordable monthly subscription fee, and gives you access to a growing library of videos and tools to help you establish boundaries in every area of your life.

Each month, you’ll be given access to a new set of videos focusing on a key area of life (such as Boundaries with Yourself, Relationships, Trust, Safe and Unsafe People, Family issues, Marriage, and much more). We recommend this online resource to our clients as a way to have a ready resource available at all times to gain wisdom and insight into healthy ways to face life’s multiple challenges.

What should I expect from counseling?

Although the nature of each counseling request is unique, there is a common theme in people’s lives that is often the impetus …

Three Rules of Dysfunctional Families

Many of our clients seek counseling in order to make sense of their unique story and family background. Often, there is a …

Breaking the Cycle – How to FORGE New Patterns

Figure out what’s going on. If you want to break the destructive cycle of family dysfunction, it starts with the basic …