Whether your search for a therapist stems from

  •   a specific crisis,

  •   a chronic long-term problem,

  •   a deep desire to live life more fully,

  •   or all three  -  take a look here.

Here is the kind of therapy you want, when therapy is what you need.  I love my work, and have been doing it well 41 years now.  My skills best represent the human side of the therapist’s art - caring, flexible and open, yet competent and professional.

Take a look inside this website.  There’s a lot of information here to help you get to know me better and for your own use to enrich your life.

It represents help for you to accomplish that creative combination of

   (a)  what your heart desires, and

   (b)  what is right for you.

Bill McDonald

 

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Types of Counseling

Individuals
You may be going through a specific crisis or difficult life transition. Maybe you're suffering from a chronic long-term dysfunction and want to finally make some healthy and/or necessary changes in your life.
Couples / Marriage
Only within the last half century has couples or marital therapy become a distinct discipline of its own. (Notwithstanding, some of the secrets of good marital counseling have been around for hundreds or thousands of years.
Children / Adolescents
Counseling Children and Adolescents is a distinct therapeutic art in itself.
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“Be Safe” - Well-wishing in a Covid Age - Part 1 of 2

Ever since this past March, only three months ago, when Covid-19 descended upon, surrounded, and changed so much of life as we once knew it, we’ve begun to wrestle out a ‘new reality’ in terms of 1) what we say, 2) what we do, and 3) what all of it can begin to mean.

Perhaps a better structure would involve 3 different layers of life. The first is what was, or what has been - independent of whether it worked or not. The second layer is what it has become, what it has become now. And then third and finally, what can become of it. These are not always sequential, in order, but they are generally a progression: A->B->C.

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Compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind. -Albert Schweitzer, philosopher, physician, musician, Nobel laureate (1875-1965)