Decluttering Life and Slowing Down the World

Have you ever felt like the world was just spinning too fast?  You had too many things to do and not enough hours to do them?  You’re running just to keep up?  I have had that kind of week: busy at school, busy at work, requests for my time from my boyfriend, friends, and family… […]

Who are we? What is truly important? Why are we here?

The unexamined life is not worth living. -Socrates The Greek philosopher Socrates was willing to die for the right to ask insightful questions. While we don’t have to make that kind of choice today, we still have a lot of questions about our lives that we may need help in answering… Are my kids turning […]

How to Avoid Caregiver Burnout (and what to do if you have it)

“Sometimes the one who has been there for everyone else needs someone to be there for them.” Are you a caregiver for someone who has a mental or physical illness or disability? There are many types of caregivers: parents, spouses, siblings, grandparents, teachers, nurses, counselors, etc. So often, people who are in caregiver roles devote […]

Meet Summer Katz, MA, NCC, LMHC

When I think about what drew me to counseling, I certainly recollect my own life experiences. I have been impacted by some very significant trials as well as moments of great triumph. I would define myself as an optimistic realist, as I try to approach life with a true sense of hope. I have a […]

Depression: Has it crept up on you?

As many of us are living an “austere” lifestyle right now- financially, emotionally, and spiritually; it can be hard to remember when times were good. You may have lost sight of what it was like to not feel worried, afraid, stressed, confused, lonely and/or lost. You may suspect that nobody wants to hear you talk […]