The whole small town would soon, potentially, be in an uproar. Graffiti on the public sign outside the First Presbyterian Church of Wandering Souls, Virginia! Or more specifically; graffiti by omission. The Pastor had decided to have the sign read “Let it always be, whispered or shouted: And all God’s children said Amen”, for […]
The Change Connection: What Do We Do With Grief?
Sadly, most people are already aware that loss is an experience and grief is the feeling it causes. What constitutes a loss and the grief that follows can only be defined by the one who is experiencing it. Certain experiences may be felt by some to not be “worthy” of grief or sadness. However, others may be highly attuned to […]
Mindfulness Experiential Group Starting November 29th in Herndon VA
After an awesomely successful event on October 20th with Belleruth Naparstek; I am ready to get back to my blogging and other activities. So more blog articles will be forthcoming. However, i just wanted to get this announcement up for anyone interested. If you would like to participate in a 6 session Mindfulness Group, I […]
THE CHANGE CONNECTION BLOG: Belleruth Naparstek in McLean VA 10/20/16 Hosted by Center for Pastoral Counseling of Virginia
This is a unique opportunity to hear Belleruth Naparstek, world recognized authority on guided imagery and its application in treatment for many issues, including PTSD, depression and anxiety, as well as many others. In recognition of our 20th anniversary of providing services to the northern Virginia area, Center for Pastoral Counseling of Virginia is proud […]
The Change Connection Blog: This Should Scare the Heck Out of All Parents
Here is something I heard on NPR recently, and it ought to scare the heck out of parents: A large percentage of male college freshmen get the majority of their sexual “instruction” from pornography or from their peers. Stop to consider this for a moment, particularly in light of the recent news stories about rapes […]
REMINDER ABOUT NEW CLIENT DISCOUNT
In recognition of Center for Pastoral Counseling’s 20th anniversary of providing service to Northern Virginia, I am one of several clinicians who are offering a 30 % discount off the usual fee for initial appointments of new clients who come in before July 4th. If you are interested please call me at 571-335-5431.
The Change Connection Blog: Here’s to you! You know who you are. . .
….And if you don’t know who you are, then you need to find yourself in this post. And, after you find yourself, give yourself credit and “props” and love! Sometimes I am so humbled when I consider the amazing perseverance of so many people. I took some time to think about all the various examples […]
The Change Connection Blog: Getting Unstuck or Lessons from a Clogged Kitchen Sink
So, the kitchen sink backed up — seemingly spontaneously. What a pain, was my first thought. I then proceeded to look on-line and employ a number of self-directed techniques to get it to unstuck. After a few vain attempts, I finally managed to get the thing to drain, by application of the on-line suggestions and […]
The Change Connection – Anxiety: Remembering the Future
As I waited for my lovely new website, with the capability to blog, to be up; I felt some anxiety…. but, it was definitely anxiety with a small “a”, really more of an impatient anticipation. Anxiety (with a capital “A”) is that uncomfortable, and sometimes debilitating sensation experienced by so many folks these days. It […]