Author: Robin Nicholas

  • Co-Parenting

  • Posted by Robin Nicholas on February 14, 2015 | Topics: Parenting
  • One of the most heart-wrenching experiences through which a person can go is the process of divorce. It can be even more horrifying when children are involved.  Parents often wonder if the divorce will “mess-up” their child.  They fear the long-term effects and are concerned their child will suffer greatly because of the divorce.   The … Continue reading “Co-Parenting”

  • Relationship List

  • Posted by Robin Nicholas on November 19, 2014 | Topics: Personal Growth
  • “I can’t believe you’re not married.”  “You’re too cute to not be snatched up.”  “You’re not dating anyone?”…. These are examples of what I hear as a single woman.  It’s not that I do not wish to be married.  In fact, I very much desire to find an amazing husband with whom to share my … Continue reading “Relationship List”

  • Perspective

  • Posted by Robin Nicholas on October 6, 2014 | Topics: Personal Growth
  • For me, this past Labor Day was a day full of joy, tears, laughter and change. It was a day like many of the ones that I counsel, because that is exactly what I did, I counseled. I must tell you I loved it, every minute was wonderful. I was asked by several people, prior … Continue reading “Perspective”

  • Experiencing Grief

  • Posted by Robin Nicholas on August 25, 2014 | Topics: Coping, Grief
  • In working with clients, I have discovered the topic of grief is a tough subject to tackle.  It is typically avoided until an unfortunate event forces a discussion to occur.  Grief had once been described as a step-by-step process consisting of 5 emotional stages: Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression, and Acceptance.  It was believed that once … Continue reading “Experiencing Grief”

  • Self-Care

  • Posted by Robin Nicholas on July 14, 2014 | Topics: Personal Growth, Self Worth
  • I woke up with a startle. How long had I been asleep? I checked the clock…two hours!!! I had intended to take a 10 minute power nap; but instead it lasted for several hours. Oh my goodness!!! An overwhelming sense of guilt came over me almost immediately. How could I have wasted all that time? … Continue reading “Self-Care”

  • Priorities

  • Posted by Robin Nicholas on April 21, 2014 | Topics: Personal Growth
  • “I’m just so busy. I don’t know if I’ll have time to …” Many times I have heard these words uttered by clients in my office.  No matter what the subject of the discussion, I am prompted to ask the question “What is most important to you?”  Together we make a list of their current … Continue reading “Priorities”

  • Self-Injury Awareness

  • Posted by Robin Nicholas on March 9, 2014 | Topics: Coping
  •   It is “Self-Injury Awareness” month so I wanted to take the opportunity to focus on what defines self-injury and how to recognize it in friends and family.  There are myths and stigmas attached to self-harming that I would like to address. Contrary to popular belief, people that self-harm are not doing so to get … Continue reading “Self-Injury Awareness”