Author Archive: Dorothy A. Thomas, MS, LMFT

8 May

How to Have an Effective Family Meeting

Our families are the foundations on which our children build their self-esteem and their mental and emotional health. The acceptance they experience and the love they see in their family’s eyes reflect an image for them as the young self develops. Having family meetings can… Read More

30 Jul

The Art of Grief

Lately we have heard of the tragic deaths of hundreds of people from all over the world. Many of their bodies will never be found or returned to their loved ones for a proper burial and memorial. Grieving families may never really know what actually… Read More

17 Jul

Taking on the Challenge of Inevitable Change

Change is always there waiting for us and sometimes it’s a rough ride on a bad road...... "What? This isn't arthritis? You mean there's something growing inside the bone in my leg?" That was not a happy day for me, an active baby-boomer... But the need to… Read More