Understanding Surrogate Partner Therapy

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-8vzp3-130f1e5 Today’s guests are Angela Porter, licensed professional clinical counselor, and Andrew Heartman, certified surrogate partner.  On this episode we explore the dynamic between surrogate partners, clients, and therapists. We identify ways that this can impact how a person relates to others, provide healing, and change lives. Andrew shares how being a surrogate partner hasContinue reading “Understanding Surrogate Partner Therapy”


https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-weide-12e07da There is a constant demand for authenticity in a culture that strives for perfection. I don’t think these two things can coexist… in fact, I believe that perfection doesn’t exist. Join me in this episode as I explore the impact perfectionism and perfectionist thinking has on our relationships, life, and self worth. And IContinue reading “Perfectionism”

Meme Sharing is the New Love Language

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-xpw6v-12b7ea4 On this episode of Family Time, join me and my siblings in a discussion about Meme Sharing… we think it’s the new love language and we definitely agree that it is a major factor in culture today. We explore the ways we engage with memes, what it means to share them… and what happensContinue reading “Meme Sharing is the New Love Language”

Tea Time: Social Media and Therapy Influencers

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-wn8jr-1290e02 I’m joined by my friends/co-worker for a discussion on TikTok and Instagram therapy influencers. We share our thoughts on the benefits and risks of social media therapy. We also discuss some of our personal habits with social media, and throw in some ideas on how we can reduce the negative impact all this hasContinue reading “Tea Time: Social Media and Therapy Influencers”

The Good, The Bad, The Military Family Part 3: ”Suck It Up Buttercup” The Grief of a Military Spouse

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-c99y4-1235c17 Books, podcasts, brochures, and resources discuss grief in relation to the loss of a loved one. But grief expands beyond death and has no limits to its reach. We grieve for any change in our life, from the smallest differences to the biggest losses. Grief touches us when we change a daily routine orContinue reading “The Good, The Bad, The Military Family Part 3: ”Suck It Up Buttercup” The Grief of a Military Spouse”

Explore Values with Your Kids

In my Podcast, Pineapple, Orange, Banana, I discuss the topic of Values. Exploring values with kids can be fascinating because kids often cut through the B.S. of adult thinking and get straight to the point. Their insight and honesty can help us identify with our inner child and explore the things we truly believe inContinue reading “Explore Values with Your Kids”

The Good, The Bad, The Military Family Part 2 with Trisha Johnson, LMFT

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-77udv-11fbeed In this episode I am joined by my peer, friend, classmate, and fellow military spouse, Trish Johnson. Trisha is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in North Carolina and Marine Spouse of 15 years. She shares her story of being a spouse and military family, and working with military members and their family. IContinue reading “The Good, The Bad, The Military Family Part 2 with Trisha Johnson, LMFT”

The Good, The Bad, The Military Family Part 1

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-rih76-11f4654 Join me in a new series I’m calling, “The Good, The Bad, The Military Family,” where I join in conversation with military spouses about the hardships and struggles of military life and military culture. For more follow me on Instagram and check out my website!

Family Time: Cancel Culture

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-kzh96-11c4887 On this episode I explore cancel culture with my dad and brother. We share a lot of thoughts and feelings about the purpose of cancel culture and the potential damage it causes to society. We also explore how cancel culture is a result of society lacking the ability to cope with strong feelings… what’sContinue reading “Family Time: Cancel Culture”