There are a lot of different methods and theories of therapy. One of the best ones for treating couples, is the Gottman method. John Gottman, PhD and his wife Julie Schwartz Gottman, PhD have been studying couples’ behavior in Washington State, teaching clinical and direct workshops for therapists and clients, writing books, and providing couples’ … Continue reading Gottman Couples Therapy
Tulips and Churches and Windmills, Oh My!
As most of my friends, clients, and acquaintances already know, I recently went on a trip to Europe - we went from Brussels to Amsterdam down the river. It had been delayed a couple of times - hello, global pandemic! I was really really really really missing traveling, photography, and being out of my normal … Continue reading Tulips and Churches and Windmills, Oh My!
Some Thoughts on Perspective
You may have noticed the different photographs that I have used on my website - they are all ones that I have taken in places ranging from my backyard to the beaches I have lived near to Hawaii and beyond. They are all meaningful or beautiful in ways that remind me of things like the … Continue reading Some Thoughts on Perspective
What is Caregiver Burnout?
Repost: This is a blog I wrote back in October 2019, and it still rings true today. I will do an update soon, also, in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, since the topic of burnout has gotten a lot of attention over the last couple years. https://chrysaliscenter-nc.com/caregiver-burnout/ If you are in a helping profession … Continue reading What is Caregiver Burnout?
Virtual Therapy: Pros & Cons
I enjoy working in a virtual platform, not only because of the convenience of those services but also because it allows a glimpse into my client’s lives. There is no denying the flexibility! I have been an in-person therapist for a long time, and at a variety of levels of care. In 2020, when we … Continue reading Virtual Therapy: Pros & Cons
Why Wind Over Water?
For anyone who is interested in feng shui, they already know that it means "wind water" in Chinese. I live in a place with an abundance of both wind and water. I picked this name for my business for several reasons: First, I picked this name several years ago with the intention of starting as … Continue reading Why Wind Over Water?