"The power of a secret is that it wants to be told."

- Unknown -

"Anger is so often a byproduct of helplessness because your needs are not expressed...
You have a right to ask for what you want, even though you may not get it."

- Matthew McKay & Patrick Fanning -

"Reconciling the erotic and the domestic is not a problem to solve but a paradox to manage."

- Esther Perel -

"What we resist, persists."

- Traditional -

"Forgiveness means giving up all hope for a better past."

- Lily Tomlin -

"Intrinsic motivation for change arises in an accepting, empowering atmosphere that makes it safe for the person to explore the...present."

- William Miller & Stephen Rollnick -

"Bad behavior stems from unmet needs."

- Unknown -

"The reason we're not often there for others...is that we're not there for ourselves."

- Pema Chodron -

"As long as you're wanting to be thinner, smarter, more enlightened, less uptight, or whatever it might be,
somehow you're always going to be approaching your problem with the very same logic that created it...
that you're not good enough."

- Pema Chodron -

"I have never heard of nothing coming from hard work."

- Uzo Aduba -

"People are more than the worst thing they have ever done in their lives."

- Sister Helen Prejean -

"It is not difficult for a careful observer to see the evidence for unconscious processes in other people; it is harder to grasp the reality that we ourselves are inhabited and moved by forces beyond our access or control."

- Nancy McWilliams -

Group Therapy – Now Accepting New Members!

1. Group Therapy for LGBTQ Adults ages 25-40.

You’re invited to join a new(ish) therapy group for LGBTQ adults – established February 2022.

  • Day: Every Wednesday (except holidays)
  • Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
  • Cost: $50 per session
  • Location: Meeting in person! Sessions are in my office at 5555 N. Lamar Blvd. We will keep the option to meet virtually as needed.
  • For people between the ages of 25 and 40.
  • For anyone who identifies as LGBTQ.
  • Also a good group for new mental health professionals.

2. Group Therapy for Adults ages 18 and up

Start Date TBD

  • Day: Every Thursday (except holidays)
  • Time: 4 – 5:30pm
  • Cost: $60 per session
  • Location: TBD
  • For people ages of 18 and up.
  • A group embracing diversity of all kinds.

For more information or to interview to join either of these groups, please contact me at 512.529.3318 or mvh@monroviavanhoose.com.

Check out Group Agreements for all the therapeutic nitty gritty.