Self-reflection An honest look in the mirror
Self-Reflection: An honest look in the mirror

“Oops! That’s actually mine.” Being a therapist presents a unique opportunity to continuously see myself within my clients’ stories and take my own medicine. It’s not about perfection – for any of…

When and why we need a retreat Em Capito, LCSW
When and Why We Need a Retreat

Every July, I head south to Zion backcountry for a solo retreat in a tiny a-frame cabin with a patio that overlooks ponderosa pines stretching out to the horizon. The time and…

High Conflict Divorce Resources

This is a living post of resources and advice gleaned from the Baobabs Women’s Support Group. The same questions and situations come up frequently and it is our hope that this post…

7 Ground Rules for Real Love by Em Capito, LCSW
Seven Ground Rules for Real Love

Clear intentions manifest into better outcomes, so why would we neglect to author ground rules in our most important relationships? Whether you’re entering a new relationship, or renewing a long-tested one to…

Parable for the Lonely by Em Capito, LCSW
A Parable for the Lonely

The Undoing I find myself alone. Again. I am exhausted from the weight of life. I cannot go on like this. What if I must go on like this? I am doing…

New Chapters Em Capito, LCSW
New Chapters

“Follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and doors will open where you didn’t know they were going to be.” – Joseph Campbell Today, I get to join with a dozen brave…

Burnout: Running on Fumes Em Capito, LCSW, MBA
Burnout: Running on Fumes

Burnout has become such a standard mode of operating in our culture that we can end up living there, accepting that life will get better “someday.” Despite wise advice to always keep…

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