The Lost Art of Honor

By Dr. April Minatrea - Clinical Psychologist
Mar 21, 2017

Respect is earned.  Honor is given. The word honor means different things to different people, and what has been well-understood in other times and cultures, we may struggle to define.  As we grapple with the concept of honor and how to bring it into the modern era, we talk about ideas like integrity, keeping commitments,…

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Secrets of Intimacy

By Dr. April Minatrea - Clinical Psychologist
Feb 10, 2017

Love can’t be earned, it can only be given.  – Donald Miller, Scary Close   Intimacy is seeing and being seen…knowing and being known. Honor is the seeing part of the equation.  If you walk in the door and your spouse doesn’t acknowledge you—doesn’t even look up from their phone, you have not been honored…you…

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Why Freedom?

By Dr. April Minatrea - Clinical Psychologist
Jan 10, 2017

Those familiar with my work with military veterans might rightly think that the name Freedom Counseling was chosen to honor those who serve to protect our freedom.  That is true…but it’s also much more than that. Freedom is what people are looking for when they call. Typically, it’s freedom from a problem: anxiety, depression, anger,…

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