Monthly Archives: August 2012

Recovery Fortune Cookie: Finding Your Gifts

Self-doubt undermines the process of finding our gifts and sharing them with the world. Moreover, if developing and sharing our gifts is how we honor and connect with God, self-doubting is letting our fear undermine our faith. Brene Brown   … Continue reading

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Betrayal Trauma: Why Did I Believe the Lies? Understanding the Truth Bias

“As relationships become more intimate, people develop a truth bias in which they are more likely to judge their partners as truthful and less likely to detect deception.” In hindsight, betrayed partners often wonder, “How could I have believed all … Continue reading

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Surviving Betrayal: Keeping Secrets

Secrets are a safe hiding place for emotional disease. Secrets enable us to lie to ourselves and keep us isolated from the truth. Secrets drive a wedge between us and everything healthy in life — friends, family, even our own … Continue reading

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Recovery Fortune Cookie: Benefits of a Stumble

A stumble may prevent a fall.                                                                      – Thomas Fuller I invite you to share your fortune cookie. Dr. Janice Caudill, founder and Clinical Director of McKinney Counseling & Recovery, is a psychologist who specializes in helping individuals and couples … Continue reading

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