The Therapist's Corner

Considering seeking counseling, or life coaching?  Both choices exist, and the field of life coaching is growing.  Sometimes people just benefit from some encouragement, or collaboration in setting goals, or developing problem-solving skills. Those issues might not req...

Divorce ranks as one of the highest stressors a human being can face over a lifetime.  Ever heard the phrase, “Divorce is never over?”  It’s true.  About half of all marriages in the United States will end by divorce, and the toll on both spouses, in particular their c...

Awarding your child a trophy just for showing up?  Jumping in to rescue little Janie when she calls her teacher names?   Excusing yourself when you take off work for the third time this month to drive little Bobby’s forgotten lunchbox to school?   You may be harming yo...

  • Perfection is beautiful, graceful, what we want.  Or is it?  And it’s about as possible as the moon turning green.  As someone who was a born perfectionist, I found out some things over the years.  The pursuit of perfection will end up owning you.  Here are some th...

That old hurt still rankle?  Refuse to forgive?  Believe that if you forgive, it might mean that what they did to you was okay?   Say the word “forgive”, and watch shoulders go up around the ears of many people in the room.  And yet, it can be one of the most important...

“If everything would just turn out the way I want it to…then I’d be happy". Or…”I’ll be happy if I could get married…or win the lottery….”  The idea of “happiness” always seems to be just out of reach, just over the rainbow, and always dependent on an outside circumsta...

Nothing hurts more than needing an apology and not receiving it.  There is an art to apologizing, and the best way validates the offended party, does not diminish the offense, expresses true remorse, is respectful.  It listens and does not make excuses.  It does not at...

We adore our children. They mean everything to us.  We try hard to juggle marriage, family, parenting, work, outside responsibilities.  Sometimes when we’re busy and multitasking as fast as we can, our children’s needs and wants take precedence, even over our spouse....

There is little that will produce anxiety like a parent anticipating their teen entering the dating world.  Our culture is frought with rapidly-changing trends, an epidemic of increasingly harmful pornography, sexting, and ambiguous rules and boundaries for teens and a...

Please reload

Recent Posts

July 9, 2019

May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019

February 2, 2019

January 25, 2019

October 11, 2018

Please reload

Archive
Please reload

Search By Tags
Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square

© Copyright September 2017 by Mary Anne Gunter.  No part of this website may be reproduced without written permission by Mary Anne Gunter.  All rights reserved.  Created with Wix.com