Addiction: The Secret Shame

    It’s been called “the monkey on your back” and other phrases that suggest the seemingly unshakeable hold of addiction.  Just when you think you’ve kicked it, it’s back again and you find yourself discouraged, full of shame and even hopeless.  Alcoholism and addiction are an epidemic in our society, with people falling into self-medicating […]

What is a Mother?

With Mothers’ Day just past, I’ve been thinking: What is a mother? What makes a mother? You see, it started with thoughts about my friends who are happy to be mothers, as well as friends who are less happy to be mothers. I thought about friends who want to be mothers but aren’t, friends who […]

What is EMDR?

EMDR is an effective therapy that can be applied when working with several types of issues, such as anxiety, trauma and particularly PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder).  EMDR stands for “Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing”, and that’s what it does.  Through EMDR, I help my clients become less affected (desensitized) by dysfunctional thinking and traumatic memories, and assist them in reprocessing their feelings, beliefs […]

Hello from Risa Bos, our newest counselor!

I am so fortunate and honored to be joining the professional line-up of skilled counselors at Life Skills Resource Group!  I feel it is my life’s purpose to help people find joy and balance, and move beyond emotional pain that has robbed them of the happiness they deserve.  I am dedicated to helping people in […]