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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I'll Meet You There - (Part one of two)

In the 13th Century Persia - there was a poet, known as Rumi.  He once wrote these words:

"Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing,

there is a field.

I’ll meet you there.."[1] 

I’ve noticed myself quoting those words more frequently these past months - even though it was some years ago I myself first came upon them.

We are living in a time where the human proneness to divide primarily means divide and destroy. This is sadly true in psychology, religion and politics. And sometimes in families.

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