Author: Robin Nicholas

  • Follow-Through

  • Posted by Robin Nicholas on April 28, 2015 | Topics: Parenting
  • “My kid doesn’t believe me when I tell him I’ll be at his soccer game.” “I can’t get my child to listen to me.” “My daughter stopped asking me to play tea party with her.” “My little girl won’t follow the house rules.” These are statements that have been voiced by frustrated parents. After some … Continue reading “Follow-Through”

  • 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”