Gestalt Therapy and Depression

Gestalt Therapy Trained in Psychoanalysis, Fritz Perls broke away from the tradition and moved to the United States in the 1940s, setting up shop in the fabled Esalen Institute on the west coast in Big Sur, California. Dynamic, charismatic, and […]

Psychodynamic Therapy and Depression

Psychodynamic Therapy and Depression |

A Brief History of Psychodynamic Therapy Started by Sigmund Freud in the late 1800’s, Psychoanalysis is regarded as the original theory of psychology. Freud wrote an impressive number of books in his life, and devoted much of his energies to […]


Oh Abraham, you man of faith. How your heart must have trembled, and your hands have shook- yet you held firm, and are honored in the Book. Oh Abraham, you man of faith. The climb was long, and your heart […]

Embrace the Weirdo

“Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.” – Hebrews 13:2 Picture this. You’re minding your own business, strolling casually down the street with your thoughts running off to where they always run […]

The Treasure of a King

Looking up on high majestic stained glass windows.

I’ve seen roses red, And deepest oceans blue, Yet in all that I’ve traveled, I’ve met no one like you. — We may all bleed the same, And we may all struggle the same, But no one smiles like you; No […]

When It Is Hard To Care

There’s that person that hangs out at the back of the church. Quiet. Different. Alone. They stand back and watch as everyone greets their friends and families with smiles on their faces. Everyone around them is either bowed deep in […]

Concrete Oasis

Love like gentle waves. Love like soothing streams. Love like passionate torrents.   Let this love flow within me, lifting me up. Let me be consumed by this love. Let this love pour out of me.   To soothe those […]

A Lesson In Letting Go

Out of nowhere, you’re brought to your knees again by a cruel turn in life. You’re emotionally winded and spent. You’re in pain and confused. You realize finally that something has to change; something needs to be let go of. […]