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Resiliency is defined as the ability to recover or “bounce back” from challenges that come our way.  Just like a tree that can weather storms because of its strong roots, we, too, can create roots in our homes and communities that make people more emotionally secure and prepared to handle the challenges and disappointments that come our way.

Welcome to Resiliency Counseling & Consulting, PLLC

I created this platform to educate and advocate for mental wellness for all. I love sharing my professional and personal mental health experiences with audiences to empower them to live more balanced and peaceful lives. I believe that when we are at our best personally, then we are able to be agents of change for our communities and world.

I offer consulting, training, and clinical supervision services to individuals and agencies. Ready for a change? Let’s get started!

Recent Blog Posts

When a Therapist Goes to Therapy: Burnout Part 2

            I am a trauma surgeon. However, I do not wear scrubs and the wounds that my colleagues and I address do not require an operating room or surgical instruments. No, our people come to us with wounds invisible to the eye....

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The Dirty Truth About Burnout: Part 1

  I am a trauma therapist. I never set out to do this work; this work found me. It is this sacred place where God drew all my crazy passions that seem to have no connection at all into a gift.  Being a therapist has brought me a deep sense of purpose in my life...

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Magic Cookie Bars

Inside an aged metal recipe box, tucked away between Aunt Frankie’s lasagna and Aunt Helen’s chicken pie rests a recipe for Magic Cookie Bars. As far back as I can remember, Magic Cookie Bars have been a part of my holiday baking traditions. These heavenly treats also...

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Getting out of the Boat: One Toe at a Time

For most people moving outside their comfort zone creates feelings of anxiety and produces a lot of questions. There are sound biological reasons for this. We are wired and programmed to choose safety. Do not beat yourself up too much, it is brain chemistry. If our...

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The One Where the Giver Learns to Receive

Funerals are always so sad to me, but not for the obvious reasons.  As I sit and listen to the caring acts or multiple ways that a person’s life has intersected with others, I always think how awesome it would have been for that person to know how others felt while...

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