The Hope of Every Good Therapist

I first came across this poem by Emily Dickinson while studying literature at Brigham Young University.  As with most of her poetry, I enjoy the apparent simplicity and depth of emotion that accompanies her words.  The poem feels like an anthem for helping professionals, as it describes the primary desire of those who enter the field: Continue reading “The Hope of Every Good Therapist”


How Thin Mints Almost Ruined a Marriage

While attending school at BYU, one of my best friends and his wife were living in a married-student housing complex.  It was a great starting spot for their marriage.  However, there was just one… slight… problem.  The walls were paper-thin.  They were privy to more information than they signed up for! Continue reading “How Thin Mints Almost Ruined a Marriage”