Getting to Know Someone

Getting to Know Someone by Olatunde Howard, MA, LMFT How long does it take to “get to know someone?”  Really.  Before we even answer that question, what does it even mean to actually know another person?  I’ve thought about this based on a recent conversation, a...

Boundaries and Connection during COVID 19

Boundaries and Connection during COVID 19 by Allison Ernest, LMFT We are only a little over a week into restructuring our whole lives within the space of our homes and already a few things have become abundantly clear.  We are likely scared, anxious, lonely,...

Are You “Too Sensitive?”

ARE YOU “TOO SENSITIVE?” by Olatunde Howard, MA, LMFT Or too serious…or too intense…or too focused…or too anything? I am. At least that’s what I’ve been told most of my life. In fact, my girlfriend in Jr. High broke up with me because she said I was...
The One Thing Necessary for Couples to Make It

The One Thing Necessary for Couples to Make It

The One Thing Necessary for Couples to Make It by Olatunde Howard, MA, LMFT I love working with couples.  It’s an honor for me to share in their world for a little less than an hour.  They can be fun to watch and listen to.  It can also be torturous, depending on the...
The One Thing Necessary for Couples to Make It

Do colors make you mad?

Do Colors Make You Mad? by Olatunde Howard, MA, LMFT For real. Like, when you go into an office, room, or place, do you leave feeling…agitated? But can’t quite put your finger on why? Then later you think, “It was the vibe of the place. That’s what it was!” And...
The One Thing Necessary for Couples to Make It

The Magic of Therapy is Clarity

The Magic of Therapy is Clarity. by Olatunde Howard, MA, LMFT I’ve noticed that some clients think therapists are magicians and that therapy is magic.  And if the magic doesn’t kick in after one or two sessions (3 tops!), then therapy isn’t working.  Now the thing is,...