People’s stories are important and everyone wants to be heard. Sometimes that is the hard part … to be heard. Working through issues, pain, and loss can seem hopeless. I believe it helps to have hope. And it helps not to be alone. Improving emotional closeness, communication, problem-solving, and coping skills and working through your traumas … your stories … for new possibilities and more choices, is something I would like to help you with. Please walk around my website and learn more about me and my services.
Mary Jane Bass shares her story of her journey to becoming a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Mary also gives some insight the emotions of people and why they might feel a certain way towards something or someone. To read more about Mary and her story click here to her About Me page.
I believe my life experiences and all of my training has prepared me to become a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Did you know that to become a licensed therapist you have to go through therapy? Before I got my license, I logged in 6000 hours of counseling, so I have had experience.
Providing one-on-one counseling in a safe and confidential environment. Whether you’re seeking coping with major life challenges or childhood pain, to dealing with depression or anxiety, to simply desiring to better oneself.
Helping people resolve the development of trauma-related disorders caused by exposure to distressing, traumatizing, or negative life events, such as rape or military combat.
Families are a unique social system with its own structure and patterns of communication. Sometimes working as a family can help work through tough issues.
If you feel your child might have an emotional or behavioral problem or needs help coping with a difficult life event, trust your instincts. Children respond to trauma very differently, they can be withdrawn, worried, stressed, sulky, or tearful.
Seniors have challenges as they get older. Talking through issues can help greatly. Maybe dealing with the aging process, loss, or Alzheimers, I offer counseling to help seniors feel good again.
Also known as Sand Tray and Art Therapy. Provides a natural self-healing way for children to express their feelings and experiences.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.- Ralph Waldo Emerson from SELF-RELIANCE
"I failed my way to success."- Thomas Edison
THE STORY OF SUCCESS, that a person should focus exclusively on what brings you joy, spend time on learning, grab opportunity, and have ordinary experiences.- Malcolm Gladwell
Just for today, when the World says, "Give up," Hope whispers, "Try it one more time."- Author unknown
No mothers have ever regretted keeping their children as safe as possible, but there are mothers who regret not keeping them safe enough.- Author unknown