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 for 37 years now.  My skills best represent the human side of the therapist’s art - being 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.
I have known Jane Kimball for over 30 years. We have children about the same age, and I have long enjoyed being a member of her extended family.
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Right Nearby

There seems to be a principle in the laws of nature that when we have a particular need, the response to that need is often quite close at hand.

Over the years I’ve had opportunities to hang out with a number of folks who’ve been schooled in natural pharmacology or as better known in my circles as ‘plant spirit medicine.’ I’ve had opportunity, though never fully took advantage of it, to learn many of the healing properties of plants. At best I’ve come away with a pretty good awareness of where to look up the information, including my own library, and even better have some experts available ‘just a phone call away.’ But most of all, I’ve learned to trust it.

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Thoughts for Living More Fully
And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.
-Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, philosopher (1844-1900)