Author Archives: SGH

About SGH

Counselor, searcher

The pain of alcoholism – Part 1

In my work as a counselor, sometimes I see and hear “themes” for the week; common threads woven through the tapestry of stories I’m hearing. Although I am a generalist and work with many types of mental health issues, this … Continue reading

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Soul Retrieval

I am presenting a “Soul Retrieval” day retreat today to help further the growth process of the participants. I am a great admirer of Angeles Arrien and the ideas she has developed through working with Shamanic cultures.   Shamanic societies, … Continue reading

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We’re in it Together

  I have always said that the people with which I work are “normal people who have encountered bumps in the road of life,” or some such analogy. I also have a child’s drawing that shows a family fishing in … Continue reading

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WELCOME!

As a psychotherapist I have witnessed crisis leading to transformation.   I have also experienced crisis and transformation myself. In my 50th year I experienced great change and challenges. I moved back home with my parents to care for my mother, … Continue reading

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