Family Counseling Center, Inc. has closed it’s doors and the corporation has been dissolved. However, I will continue to see clients, but will do so as an independent, solo private practitioner. Changes in the health care laws and managed care environment have lead to this difficult decision. This website will be updated to reflect the [...]
Biscuit was stray, adopted from Haywood County NC Animal Control, June 2014. She was about a year of age and immediately began basic obedience training. As she progresses through training, she’ll serve as my “Hearing Dog”. She got her name from her coat’s biscuit colored glow. After a few baths, it appears most of the [...]
The Family Counseling Center is moving!
After a decade serving central Bradenton, we’re relocating to West Bradenton. We’ve closed both the Lakewood Ranch and the Cortez Road offices. We still accept most insurance and Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. CALL US to set an appointment (941) 755-7830 VOICE or [...]
Nourish yourself … make time for those things that bring you pleasure and energize you. It’s easy to get caught up in the business of life and the “have to’s” and neglect the joy.
Instead of a traditional “To Do” list with all the tasks that need to get done to sustain life and [...]
Banish wouldda, shouldda & couldda.
Stop living in the past. Even if after ruminating for weeks, months or years you were able to figure out just what “you should have done” or “could have done” or what you “would have done” had you known then what you know now, you do not get a [...]
It is important to recognize “It is what it is” and stop denying it or railing against it; even if we don’t like “it” or “it” scares us. Our choice is to either continue on as though nothing is wrong, a waste of energy, or we can accept the reality of our circumstance.
Acceptance is [...]
inferring present participle of in·fer
Verb … Deduce or conclude (information) from evidence and reasoning rather than from explicit statements.
It’s only human nature to “fill in the blanks”. Like Sherlock Holmes we tend to take bits of information and come to a conclusion. But there’s the rub, unlike Holmes who always wades through [...]
Now in Lakewood Ranch, Sarasota, The Anderson Method … the help you need to solve your weight problem. The Anderson Method is not a diet, pills, surgery or exercise program; rather, it is a therapeutic process which supports increased self-management and is designed to change ones relationship with food.
I’ve struggled with weight issues [...]
Each New Year brings resolutions and disappointment when hastily draw pronouncements fail. The Anderson Method is the help you need to solve your weight problem.
No public weigh-ins, groups, pills or packaged meals … The Anderson Method is a therapeutic process which supports increased self-management and is designed to change ones relationship with [...]
Recognize your life as it is. It is what it is, but it doesn’t have to be this way. Until you really wake up and acknowledge the life you have, you can’t bring about change. If you’re waiting for the Blue Bird of Happiness to drop happiness in your lap (outside circumstances to shift so [...]