Unfortunately, Listening is often mistaken for Hearing. Hearing is simply an instinctive activity. Listening is intentionally taking information from speakers, while staying emphatic and nonjudgmental. Listening acknowledges the speaker in a way that invites the communication to continue while providing limited but encouraging input. This then pushes the talker's idea one step forward. Are you a good listener, or do you settle for simply hearing? Good listening skills are imp
Does it seem that there is no safe place for you to just be "yourself"? Do you feel as if you cannot be open and share your mind and heart with others? When you talk, it often seems that no one cares about what you think or about your feelings. I want to offer you a place where you can be understood and freely talk. Counseling is a place for you to be heard, heal, and begin to see the changes you have been longing for in your life. In a warm, caring environment, I want to hel
Is this were you are in life? Many times people reach this kind of crossroads. Sometimes it is in a marriage where you feel you have tried to stop the constant fighting and arguing, but nothing is changing. You love your wife, but it is getting more difficult tell her, and you feel a growing distance between you. Other times this kind of decision could involve a job. Maybe you have a great boss and coworkers, but there are many other aspect of the position that are stressful.