Editing Your Story

Each of us have a story, but the plot twist is that most of us are “unreliable narrators of our own story” (Gottlieb).

When to Seek a Counselor

While reasons for seeking a counselor can vary, today we are discussing four of the most common reasons to seek therapy.

Trust – Part I: Unsafe People

Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend, authors of Safe People, address relational trust from three perspectives: unsafe people, attracting unsafe people, and safe people.

Redefining Failure: A Conversation with Sara Blakely


Is fail a four-letter word in your vocabulary? Do you define yourself by your failures?  Sara Blakely, founder and CEO of Spanx, offers a redefinition of failure. She states, “Failure for me became not trying, versus the outcome.” Our perception of an event and what we think the event means … Read More

Divorce Is a Process: Counselors Can Be Helpful


The process of divorce can be a traumatic and stressful event. The process becomes even more complex when there are children involved. At GROW Counseling, we believe that having a skilled team of professionals is essential to having the best possible outcome when a couple decides to end their marriage. … Read More

Recognizing Trauma


The American Psychological Association defines trauma as the emotional response someone has to an extremely negative event. It is also possible to suffer trauma when you are not the victim, but a witness. For some, the effects can be so severe that they interfere with the ability to live a … Read More