Love Tip Tuesday: Say AND not But.

    “I love you, but I hate it when you do that.” “Thank you, but you really shouldn’t have…” “You’re a really thoughtful and caring person, but I don’t think we are right for each other.” “I hear what … Continued

How to Connect to People You Don’t Like

This week I had a short between-session call with a young adult client of mine.  She called because she felt she required support around an issue she was having a very difficult time with – her boss. She said that … Continued

What We All Really Need: Raffi (and Abraham Maslow) Get it Right.

In last week’s post, I wrote about the significant role the parent-child relationship plays in preventing at-risk behavior in our children.  This week I want to focus on the simple, most basic, foundational needs of any healthy parent-child relationship. Abraham … Continued