House on Adams Street

House on Adams Street

The House on Adams Street From Casino Danova’s Cartoon and Storybook INTELLITOONS

Being the silent observer that I am, I’ve spent many years watching and listening to the families who moved in and out of the house on Adams Street.

I vividly recall those first days when the house was sparkling clean and brand-new. […]

We All Have A Choice To Live!

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WE ALL HAVE A CHOICE TO LIVE

This is a true account of a case I had nearly 35-years ago. I write it here, that my students may learn a therapeutic technique known as reframing.

I once had a client who had eleven kids. He was depressing* and had talked of suicide many […]

Why We Can Never Go Home Again!

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WHY WE CAN NEVER GO HOME AGAIN!

When I refer to Going Home, I am not speaking of the physical act of going back to a point in time. Rather, the metaphorical sense of going back into one’s life history. We all feel the urge to daydream about our tender years. Back to high school […]

The Transformation of Kim

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The Transformation of Kim How Deep Hypnosis Transformed a Shy Teenager

In 2005 I was teaching a workshop in Clinical Hypnosis to a cozen licensed therapist in Ventura, California. A social worker said she’d been working with a 15-year-old girl who was excessively shy and quiet. She rarely spoke more than a word of two, […]

Letter to Mom

A BELATED LETTER TO MOM

Dear Mom,

As a young man, I was never able to understand why you left me. Before you went away, you did your best to care for me. Whenever my father beat me, you tried to stop him, but it was never enough. I still remember, all these years later, […]

Eye Hath Not Seen: Excerpts

VISIONS OF HEAVEN: Excerpts Kathy speaks of our pets in the spirit world!

“…yes, that was also one of my very first questions. Do you remember that beautiful Golden Retriever we had? She was such a happy dog. I, too, wanted to know if she was safe and if she was here.

“It […]

On Parenting

ON PARENTING

It really isn’t hard to get your kids to do what you ask them to do. All you need to do is outsmart them.

For example:

Let’s say you want the lawn mowed on Saturday morning. In the past, you turned to your child and said, “I need you to mow the lawn […]

Happy Thanksgiving?

HAPPY THANKSGIVING?

I proudly mentioned to a few friends that I’d joined a gym here in Baton Rouge. Each morning around nine, I’d stroll about a mile and a half to where I could pump some iron. Today was different. I must tell you first, that to get to the gym, I wend my […]