Category Archives: Telephone Counseling

Grief is a lot like…menopause?!

  Bear with me now….Grief has been compared to so many things — waves, storms, shipwrecks, ping pong balls — but I’ve never heard it connected to menopause.  My brain just does funny things when I’m watching someone have a … Continue reading

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Changing the Facebook page…

I’m so encouraged by the response I received from my most recent post.  Sooooo many emails and a couple of public responses.  I thank all of you for your kind words.  It meant a lot to me to hear, not … Continue reading

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A personally tough winter…

This past winter has been one of the toughest for me personally for a couple of reasons. One is health related and one is house related.  I’ll start with the latter… In December of last year, we had a flood … Continue reading

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Telecounseling Legitimized….

While I am not a mental health counselor, it is true that bereavement counselors are far and few between in most areas. Not all hospices offer counseling to the community (meaning those families who did not utilize their services). By … Continue reading

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So…what happens during telephone counseling?

After my appearance on our little local TV station the other day, hits on my web site and Facebook page have skyrocketed. There have been a number of inquiries (and a couple of new clients). There has also been a … Continue reading

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What I Did and Didn’t Say on TV yesterday…

I’ve been on our local news station’s noon Newstalk quite a few times for my part time job, but yesterday was the first time I was representing myself. Talk about nerves! I was sitting in the conference room waiting for … Continue reading

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Efficacy of Telephone Counseling…

Here’s an article I came across this morning while doing a little research.  While I am NOT a mental health counselor, this article does address some of the issues and concerns of utilizing the telephone as a medium for support. … Continue reading

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