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Covington Creek Professional Village
3212 Mallard Cove Lane, Suite B
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46804


December 23, 2019

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Recent Posts

February 13, 2019

"One joy can scatter a hundred sorrows."

I heard this quote today and thought about where it might be true.

Consider how the mind typically rolls out negative thoughts by default. Who knows how many hundreds or thousands of negative thoughts prance through your mind each...

January 30, 2019

I was recently working with a client (let's call him Jim) who was deeply entrenched in his thinking. As a result, he was deeply depressed and anxious. Every day, all day, he felt this way. Some days were a little better, but not much. 

He wasn't getting far with se...

January 23, 2019

What is Mindfulness, Really?

I define mindfulness as "nonjudgmental, focused attention."

Often, people are taught mindfulness by focusing on the present, such as the sensations of drinking a cup of tea: the smell, the taste, the warmth. Mindfulness focused on the breat...

January 14, 2019



... invades our lives. We worry about there being not enough money although we've always managed to survive in the past. We've eaten enough not to starve. We've had shelter enough not to freeze. We've had company enough not to go mad from isolation....

January 12, 2019

Learn how anxiety and depression relate and change during the healing process.

October 5, 2018

Is this your pattern? It doesn't have to be!

​I share the beliefs that lie beneath this pattern and my preferred way of clearing the problem.

August 6, 2018

Happiness is simple. Wisdom is simple. Yet simplicity is not easy. It takes perseverance to stay in simplicity and not get pulled into the chaos of your ego. 

Watch this video for a description based on the latest neuroscience as well as age-old wisdom on how...

July 17, 2018

Click this video to hear more about how to use Radical Acceptance to handle difficult emotions and apply mindfulness.

July 9, 2018

Have you ever wondered if you have to get sappy or mushy in therapy? And why would anyone want to go through that in the first place? Here's one point of view: 

May 14, 2018

As I work with people to learn mindfulness, I hear the same roadblocks surface repeatedly. Luckily, they are simple to overcome. Take a look at the following Roadblocks and solutions:

1. “I can’t empty my mind.”

You don’t have to! That might be the best news you hear al...

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