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I provide both Counseling and Spiritual Direction. Scroll down to read a description of each. If you are interested in scheduling an appointment with me, call 713-594-9180 or send an e-mail from this site.
I like to think of myself as someone who knows the principles and practices that people can use to enhance and enlarge every aspect of their lives. Through counseling, speaking, and consulting, I serve as a resource to individuals, associations, and businesses in helping them to achieve outcomes they never thought possible.
When one reaches a critical point in life's journey, there is perhaps no more important decision than whom to choose as a counselor, teacher, guide and therapist.
Though my specialty is working with men in "mid-life crisis," I am open to discussing with anyone whether my experience and values fit with their life and heart's desires.
My commitment in this important work, as it is in all that I do, is "customer satisfaction." I want those who utilize my services to get exactly what they are seeking.
I want to work with my clients in such as way as to make this piece of wisdom become a reality: The worst thing that can happen to a person is sometimes the best thing that can happen to a person. The work of counseling is not to change a person, for that is impossible as we are born with a specific personality. Counseling can powerfully guide us into who we are meant to be. It is the work of discovering and becoming your true self who has been there all along.
If you would be interested in seeing me for counseling. I will ask you to complete a Life History Questionnaire. You can download a copy here. It is also located under the Personal Growth & Transformation tab on this website.
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"Among all my patients in the second half of life - that is to say, over thirty-five - there has not been one whose problem in the last resort was not that of finding a religious outlook on life. It is safe to say that every one of them fell ill because he had lost what the living religions of every age have given to their followers, and none of them has been really healed who did not regain his religious outlook. This of course has nothing whatever to do with a particular creed or membership of a church." - Carl Jung
Jung's words found me when I was in graduate school, and they have provided a guiding light for me since. Whereas in my counseling practice I seek to help individuals and couples resolve and solve the difficulties one inevitably encounters in life, when offering spiritual direction I collaborate with individuals to assist in the process of delving into the "what matters most?" kind of issues and questions. Here there is not so much a problem or set of difficulties to work through but a journey to take.
I usually start this journey by asking clients to read two books: "Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life" by James Hollis and "SQ21: The Twenty-One Skills of Spiritual Intelligence" by Cindy Wigglesworth.
I also ask individuals to keep a journal of their reactions to what they read and their night-time dreams.
If such work is on your personal agenda, I would consider it a privilege to make this journey with you.