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What is your body telling you?

What is your body telling you?

This picture tells a story of love, loss, nature, aging, moving, anxiety and life. It tells of the power of the mind-body connection. This is a picture of me teaching yoga to my mom and dad last week in Snow Canyon. I moved to Southern Utah from California over a year...

What is teletherapy and does it really work?

What is teletherapy and does it really work?

It is no surprise that our world is much different today than in years past. Due to COVID-19, different rights’ movements, and economic difficulties, we need to find healthy ways to adapt to our ever changing environment. We, as mental health professionals, know how...

Now Offering Therapy for Every Budget

Now Offering Therapy for Every Budget

As a team, we have discussed on numerous occasions the gap between good quality therapy services and cost.  Very few options exist in our area that meet this need and for that reason we have decided to now offer select therapy services at a deeply discounted rate in...

We have today!

We have today!

15 years ago I captured this picture of my daughter holding onto my finger. She was only a few months old and I remember vividly the feelings that surrounded this period of time in our lives.  September 11 was suppose to be like any other day.  I was preparing...

You don’t want to miss this!

A new and dear friend of mine is heading up this retreat – you don’t want to miss this! Even better, it is being held in the beautiful landscape of Bryce Canyon.  A scientifically proven program to help couples strengthen relationships and increase closeness. What...

How do I find a good therapist?

How do I find a good therapist?

Last summer I needed to find myself a chiropractor.  I had never been seen by one before, and quite frankly, wasn’t even sure what qualities I was looking for.  I asked around for recommendations from friends and neighbors.  I then narrowed down my search by scanning...

Happy Holiday!

Happy Holiday!

Just a moment of comic relief at this busy time of the year.  I hope this finds you just starting to settle in for a long winters nap 🙂

Where did that anxiety come from?

Where did that anxiety come from?

Do you ever wake up after a good nights rest to be greeted with a pit in your stomach or tightness in your chest.  Some form of anxiety has taken over your body and yet you have nothing you can really pin it to.  Your day may seem like any other, and yet in some ways...

Can our marriage survive living long distance?

Can our marriage survive living long distance?

I had a client tell me yesterday that long distance relationships don’t work.  He was referencing the situation he and his wife were in and quite resolute that if he were to leave the area to find work, that his marriage would dissolve.  Little did he know that my...

Are you SAD?

Are you SAD?

Many of us love fall.  The smells, the colors, and the FOOD!  What’s not to love you may wonder, unless you suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD.  If you are like most people that suffer from SAD, your symptoms start in the fall and usually last through...

What makes you scream?

What makes you scream?

What is it that makes people love to be scared?  The science of fear has now been studied on a whole new level and available for all in Dr. Margee Kerr’s new book Scream: Chilling Adventures in the Science of Fear.  The fascinating aspect of her...

That little voice inside your head…

That little voice inside your head…

The other day I was feeling a little under the weather. I had a sore throat and stuffy nose. It was slightly overcast and cloudy outside but the temperature was still an obnoxious 93 degrees. I wanted to sip something hot and cuddle in a blanket, but it seemed weird...

What I learned from not running a marathon…

What I learned from not running a marathon…

Ah… the St. George Marathon is upon us. You need to know that I am NOT a runner unless I am being chased. However, that being said, I am a huge fan of the many runners that blanket the streets at this time of the year. I have learned a lot over the years watching...