Domestic Violence and Choice Theory

PTSD

Domestic Violence – violent or aggressive behavior within the home, typically involving the violent abuse of a spouse or partner. Are you being hurt by someone who’s supposed to love […]

Choice Theory Helps Every Time

Kim Olver

Choice Theory has helped me to create an amazing life. I am so grateful to have learned Choice Theory® psychology when I was just 27. The only thing that would […]

International Peace & Choice Theory Practice

peace

In honor of International Peace Month, I thought it appropriate to write about what constitutes peace. Internationally, most people think of peace as the absence of war. Nationally, it may […]

Self-Esteem and Your Child

self-love

Self-esteem isn’t something you can give another person; it’s something they need to cultivate for themselves. However, the environment you create around children can make that task easy or difficult […]

Biases You Don’t Know You Have

self-evaluate

While I was writing my book, Choosing Me Now, I discovered something that surprised me: we all have some sort of built-in need-strength bias. To understand what this means, you […]

Freedom and Self-Care

freedom

If you are following my blogs on Strategic Self-Care, then you already know I have an unconventional, Choice Theory approach to the topic, which will be revealed in my forthcoming […]

Choice Theory Language

Learning Choice Theory and applying it in your life will help empower you by focusing on the things you have the power to influence or change instead of focusing on […]

Reality Therapy – is it Still Relevant? You Decide

Post traumatic stress

In 1965, Dr. William Glasser developed a counseling method called Reality Therapy. Beyond being an effective counseling technique, Reality Therapy is a problem-solving method. Not only does it work well […]

Grieving from a Choice Theory Perspective

When someone we love dies, it triggers a grief process that everyone experiences. It’s best described by Elizabeth Kublar-Ross in her book, On Death and Dying. In it, she discusses […]

Ten Ways Misery Can Help

As a helping professional, have you ever encountered clients who seem to revel in their misery? It’s not that they are having any fun—misery is miserable, after all. But if […]