I’m sure, if asked, we parents would agree that we want our children to grow up with a healthy sense of self-confidence and self-worth. Evidence on the adverse effects of negative self-talk and negative self-image are well documented as predecessors to depression, anxiety, and … [Read more...] about Cultivating Your Child’s Inner Voice: Part 1
It often happens. A wife calls me in desperation. She has suggested marriage counseling to her husband “for years” – and the relationship has reached such a low point that she is not sure she can keep this up. And she is beginning to lose hope – or perhaps she already … [Read more...] about 5 Marriage Counseling Myths (That Keep Husbands Away)
“I’m going to see my counselor,” is not a sentence we often hear people speak. We usually want to keep that part of our lives private. No one needs to know our business. No one needs to know that I am imperfect. No one needs to think that I don’t have it all together. There’s … [Read more...] about Book Your Counseling Appointment Before the Breaking Point
“I can feel it coming on. My heart begins to race. I begin to breathe harder. The irritation is turning into anger. I don’t want to get angry with the person I love . . . . but here it goes . . . again!” Sound familiar? Why is it that we find ourselves moving from … [Read more...] about Take Off the Boxing Gloves!
Is Therapy the Right Choice? We all have our stereotypes of therapy, from Woody Allen-style daily psychoanalysis to Saturday Night Life spoofs of therapists parroting back everything a clients says. I have clients tell me they have had many frustrating experiences with therapy … [Read more...] about Is Therapy Right for Me?
Suzanne: Steve, you have made quite a shift in careers, moving from a traditionally male profession, engineering, to counseling. Can you talk a bit about how that happened? Steve: I’ll give you some background. My dad was a career Army officer, retiring as a full Colonel. … [Read more...] about Men in the Therapy Room: A Conversation with Steve Fox