1. The Four Tasks of Mourning

    Many people have heard of the five stages of grief — denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance — and can relate to at least some of the feelings. However, not everyone is completely aware of what they are feeling and not everyone goes through all five stages. Additionally, the five s…Read More

  2. Grief Therapy: When and How to Grieve

    There is no answer to when and how to grieve. And, there is no black and white answer to whether or not you need grief therapy. If you are struggling with a loss and think that you may need help coping or living a healthy productive life after your loss, you may want to consider counselling. We can …Read More

  3. Common Myths About Grief

    Grief affects everyone at some point or another, so it’s important to know what to expect and how to cope through this difficult time. However, there are many rumors and myths circulating about grief and grief therapy. We at Inner Source in Loveland are here to present you with the truth. MYTH: Gr…Read More

  4. How to approach women_Answer

    Your problem is very common. In spite of the images promoted on television advertisements of suave men that women swarm over, this is not really the experience of most men. While some people are shy and others are more extroverted and gregarious, there are many people who feel uncomfortable and conf…Read More

  5. Living in a new town_How to find friends_Answer

    First of all, welcome to the area! Moving is a big deal even when you have family in the area. Often our adult children are busy with their own lives and it can be hard to get as much quality time with them as you might like. When moving to a new area, we often have a variety of needs. One need is t…Read More

  6. How to find friends when living in a new town_Question

    Dr. Firestein, I am a widow in my 70s and in good health. I just relocated to the area to be close to my daughter and her husband and family. I am a widow and live alone in my own apartment. Until this year, I lived in a small town with lots of friends I have known all my life. I am lonely but I hav…Read More

  7. Traumatic Experienced – How to overcome_Answer

    Your experience is not unique and you are certainly not alone in being strongly affected by coverage of violent crimes in the news.  It sounds like you dealt with the sexual assault you went through as a teenager in the way many teens do--by trying to set it aside and not disclosing the rape to any…Read More

  8. Relationships after death of spouse_Answer

    I talk to many women and men who have been widowed later in life. Some had really satisfying relationships and others were quite unfulfilled in their marriages.  Many of these people are now in their 60s, 70s and 80s and were in one (or more than one) long-term relationship during their lives, some…Read More

  9. Relationships after the death of a spouse_Question

    Dr. Beth, I am in my mid-70s and my wife died 7 years ago.  We had been married 45 years and had a really good marriage for the most part.  She was my best friend and my partner in life and I still miss her, though I think I have adjusted my life so that I am OK even though she is gone.  In the l…Read More