Authenticity Unleashed.


Welcome to my site! As an author, writer, speaker, clinician, business leader, and parent, the key to all lasting growth that I have witnessed and experienced has been rooted in authenticity.

All success stems from a self that is both parts:

strong and vulnerable,  

accountable and risk-taking.

Like so many of us, this is counter-intuitive to all that I was taught.

As children, it is spelled out in the letters printed on our report cards. It shines in our medals and trophies. It is thread throughout our college essays.

As adults, we photoshop our lives online to crop out the messy parts. We even have the polished answer ready for the interview question about identifying our vulnerabilities.

What if all of these ideas are wrong?11025963_10205533229506065_1651921482527869564_n What if  the most important parts of our ourselves ARE the fragile, cracked parts?
What if our strengths are found in dusting off our failures and delving
into the personal shipwrecks of our lives?
What if the valuable, treasured parts of ourselves lie sunken into our rock

Join me in this continual conversation in my writings online, in my 2014 children’s adventure book, in my new children’s book due out late 2019, and in following my  adventure as an #OMAGINSIDER. The Oprah Magazine Insiders aO-Mag-Insiders-Badge-Logo (1)re a group of individuals of various backgrounds, skills, and talents who are living their lives to their fullest and sharing in O Mag experiences. Keep up with my O-mazing journey here at and on my social media.

Let’s make 2019 matter!


Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down and speak with Cheryl Fidelman for her TRUST YOURSELF Summit. Our conversation, based on my writings and work as a clinician, focuses on relational patterns, healing trauma, childhood
programming & finding your intuition. The summit is really for anyone who wants to regain an aspect of themselves that they’ve lost in a relationship, a job or at some point in life.

If you are interested in connecting with the truest version of yourself & want some free information by not just me but 21 other experts in psychology & neuroscience, here is the link to this summit:

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And if you watched the video and are interested in a free session on healing through writing, please send me an email me at