1. Pets over people – What is the right balance_Question

    Dr. Beth, I have always had pets in my life. When I was a kid, I had dogs, hamsters, a snake and cats at various times. Since I have been on my own (I am in my mid-20s), I have continued to have pets. Right now my family includes 2 dogs and 3 cats. My friends think I am weird because I put the needs…Read More

  2. How to exercise your brain when aging_Answer

    I work with a lot of men and women in their 60s, 70s, 80s, and occasionally people in their 90s in my practice. Working with older people is one of the parts of my counseling practice that I enjoy the most.  This is one of the most frequent issues older people bring as their reason for coming to th…Read More

  3. Disability Support Groups_Answer

    You are certainly not alone in feeling lost due to struggling with a hidden disability. We think of disabilities as belonging to those born with birth defects and old people.  I work with a number of people with disabilities and can say without hesitation individuals with disabilities come in all a…Read More

  4. How to find a therapist_Question

    Dr. Beth, I am the having some problems in my life and they have been going on for a couple of years. Recently they seem to be getting worse. I’m not against getting help but how do I go about finding a therapist?…Read More

  5. Custody issues and child abuse concerns after divorce_Question

    Dr. Beth, I am the divorced parent of 8 year old twin girls and a 10 year old boy and I share custody of the children with my wife.  Part of why we divorced was that she drank a lot and sometimes uses drugs and although I drink socially, I don’t drink a lot or drink around my kids and I don’t u…Read More

  6. Counseling for Relationship Challenges after Divorce_Answer

    This is actually a fairly common issue for men and women who enter second marriages or deeply committed relationships following divorce.  In your case, it appears that you and your partner have two significant differences in your family situations:  First, he has family nearby and yours is far awa…Read More

  7. Counseling for Relationship Challenges after Divorce_Question

    Dr. Beth, I went through a divorce 4 years ago and 2 years ago I met a special man and we both enjoy our relationship and being together in lots of different ways.  I am 48 and he is 50 and also divorced.  Both of us have adult children and his children have kids of their own while mine are still …Read More

  8. Loveland Counseling For The Transitions in Your Life

    We all face big transitions in our life at some point or another. Those changes might include marriage, divorce, career change, adding a new child to your family, or the death of someone close to us. While these changes are a part of life, that doesn't mean you have to face them alone. There is comp…Read More