Anxiety is the only mental problem with which I KNOW I’ve ever been diagnosed.  (How’s that for an opening line?)  As such, I’m intimately aware of how exhausting it can be.  For example, I used to fill my plate with food, then proceed to eat only one item at a time. I’d sooner walk across hot… Read More Anxiety!

Play Therapy – What is it?

So what exactly is play therapy? How is a child sitting with a trained therapist and engaging in play a helpful resource? Landreth and Bratton summarize it well: “Because children’s language development lags behind their cognitive development, they communicate their awareness of what is happening in their world through their play. In play therapy toys are viewed… Read More Play Therapy – What is it?

Why use Gottman’s 7 Principles In Your Relationship?

    The Upcoming 7 Principles Class is 7 Tuesdays from March 24th to April 28th, 6:30 – 8 pm $25- Registration/ $325- (Class, 7 Principles Book and 2 Workbooks) For more information and to register: or 601-951-3131 I, Lida Caraway, am thrilled to be offering a relationship class at The Shepherd’s Staff in September, 2014! It’s… Read More Why use Gottman’s 7 Principles In Your Relationship?