The spiritual formation journey can be long, but it is so deeply worthwhile. In this mini series, I'll give you some journal prompts to guide you through the beginnings of a spiritual formation practice. You can follow this journaling pathway through my instagram (@jbrohmerlmft) or through this blog. The instagram will feature just the questions,… Continue reading Journaling Through Spiritual Formation: Before We Start
This is a core question in both the world of spiritual formation and in the world of psychotherapy. It is a question that lingers in the depths of our souls and in the ache of our minds. We are all here wondering what it means to be human, what it means to do well with… Continue reading Lessons in growth: How do we grow?
Some days, life seems to throw you a curve ball. Other days, life throws you several curve balls in rapid succession and doesn't seem to stop for a whole week straight! We can't control these unexpected life changes. All we can control is our reaction. Let's look at some of the usual ways we can… Continue reading Navigating Unexpected Life Changes
When you're overwhelmed by grief, the last thing you want to do is sift through all the results on a "grief therapist near me" search. The results can all seem to blend together and you can end up with someone who doesn't necessarily honor your faith. Why should I find a Christian grief therapist? It's… Continue reading Finding a Christian Grief Therapist
The Purpose of Lent Lent is usually a season of giving up oppressive habits and taking on new patterns of living. We often think of Lent in terms of giving up chocolates or coffee for forty days, but when we think of Lent in the broader sense of observing and breaking the chains that lead… Continue reading I Gave Up Anxiety For Lent
Silence and solitude are two key foundations for good mental health. But when you're prone to anxious thoughts, it's hard to feel comfortable in silence. Many of my clients tell me they actively avoid being alone in the quiet because they don't want to be alone with their thoughts. This is very easy to achieve… Continue reading Silence and Solitude
Curious about ACT? Check out this overview to see if it's right for you.
A rule of life helps keep you in tune with the natural rhythms of the world. Therapy can help you find the balance and live into your values.
Teresa of Avila wrote a prayer that helps me refocus my negative thoughts when I'm worried about change.
In the Therapy 101 series, we're covering the basics of what you should know before going to see a therapist. This post looks at finding a new therapist and the nine factors to consider when deciding to commit.