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Anti-Gay Bullying Must End

This is not a forum for politics. It is a webblog for services provided through Seattle Direct Counseling, which include compassionate therapy for people from all walks of life, culture, ethnicity, economic status, appearance, and sexual orientation. However, the following post intersects with the current political scene because of a plea by Fort Worth city councilman Joel Burns, who revealed personal elements of his own painful history with anti-gay bullying in the effort to send a message to young gay teens, “Life gets better.”

Joel Burns, “It Gets Better” (click on the link to view the video, until I embed the video)

The majority of recent teen suicides in America due to bullying have been either directly related to the teens being identified or perceived as being gay. In one case, the victim explained how bullies told him he should hang himself for being gay, and after enduring what seemed like an endless amount of emotional and physical brutality, he did just that.

Seattle Direct Counseling will always be a safe harbor for anyone who wishes to create their best life, despite the presence of bullying, pain, persecution, or loneliness that accompanies that path. No matter what your orientation, you are home – and safe – here.

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Uncategorized Weight Loss

Video Nurse Weight Loss eBook Feedback

If you ask for resources on weight loss, you’re likely to overwhelmed. There are literally thousands of books, CD’s, DVD’s, podcasts, seminars, weight loss clinics, fitness centers, trainers, nutritionists, coaches, diets, and exercises you could spend hours upon hours learning about, and it’s overwhelming.

What would make my eBook, Video Nurse: 50 Weight Loss Tips for Busy People,  any better than the thousands of resources already available? Did I just write something and throw it on top of the pile?

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Seattle Direct Counseling Lists on Thumbtack.com

I believe the counseling and coaching I provide is the best in the city! With my medical background and experience in back-office nursing and triage, technical savvy,  a background in fitness and wellness, and ten years of experience as a therapist (plus 20+ as a nurse),  you get the “full meal deal” when it comes to looking at your whole life plan for yourself and your family.

But how would you know that if couldn’t find me? How on earth do people find a therapist or a coach that’s right for them?

Ten years ago, most people would use a telephone book. They’d likely go to the Yellow Pages, look under a specific category, and then select the service with the biggest ad or the most appropriate listing of services. I know. I used to do that. It was expensive and not very effective…