Psychotherapist, Hypnotherapist Sharing new choices. Leans Left. Mindfulness practitioner before it was cool. LPC, M.Ed. Helping you make a difference every day

Editor of New Choices. Mindfulness and anti-racism practitioner before they were cool.

Head Shot by my son Blake Scott, aka Moonlair360 on social media. Notice the cat sneaking into the shot.

Once, I wrote my entire relationship history in one short, non-emotional, factual paragraph. The humorous, I hoped, plan was to text it to a first date to dispense with before the questions were asked. I never actually sent it. I’m also still single.

Here’s me, sans relationship history, longer than…


We shouldn’t have to be grieving avoidable deaths

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Dear Friends, clients, and family who’ve lost or come close to losing loved ones to death from COVID,

I’m a therapist, and I know all of us have a variety of feelings, and levels and stages of grief, depending on when and how our loved ones died, or suffered from…


It’s one thing when they gather nuts; this is a whole new ball of fluff

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My two cats are staring wide-eyed out the patio window. Which is not their typical behavior. Usually, one is crying to be let out and the other is following me every step I take, so I know something is afoul. Or, in this case, asquirrel.

A squirrel is blatantly tearing…


Try a little neighborliness and respect for culture

360 Austin with Matthew McConaughey on YouTube

Austin, Texas is home to many celebrities, including Matthew McConaughey, a native Texan and a graduate of the University of Texas in Austin. Other celebrities who don’t live here visit or are temporary residents as they film a series or movie. People in…

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