Counseling Ministry of Charlottesville

Living with Courage

mindful matters

Mindfulness is the awareness that emerges through payingattention on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally,to things as they are.—WILLIAMS, TEASDALE, SEGAL, AND KABAT-ZINN (2007) Our aim with mindful work … Continue reading

October 7, 2022

Stepping Stones through Grief

Such uncertainty is all around us all, each and every one of us. This is a time of ubiquitous grief. There is plenty enough grief for our hearts to bear … Continue reading

October 16, 2020

anniversary joy

Hi all, my LinkedIn friends tell me this is the tenth anniversary of my private practice! WOW. Hard to believe. I remain moved by this work and so grateful. Not … Continue reading

October 14, 2020

Self-Care for the Social Worker:  A Practice in Self-Compassion

FYI: This is the notice of my upcoming workshop. This is open to the public and particularly helpful to those in the helping professions. I am excited to share some … Continue reading

January 5, 2018

the threshold awaits

December 31, 2017

Thin Places – A Circle of Trust for Finding the Courage to Live an Undivided Life Retreat May 18, 2018

At this time, the noise and vitriolic exchanges in the outer world seem especially vexatious.  More than ever we need a place to quiet our hearts and find what is … Continue reading

July 20, 2017

We’ve Moved

Yippee! It is a great joy to announce that we have a new office. Below is a link to a Google map and directions so that your first visit to … Continue reading

February 19, 2017

the equinox

There is no getting around it, a new season is here. The Fall equinox of the Northern Hemisphere takes place on September 22nd. This marks the moment when the day and the … Continue reading

September 20, 2016

Transition Spaces

My office is a room full of transitions. Not only do the men and women who enter the space offer transition stories, the furniture itself tells stories of transition as well. My … Continue reading

August 17, 2016


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