History

The Centre for Human Flourishing LLC is a boutique psychology practice located in Hartland, Wisconsin. I enjoy working with individuals, families and couples who strive to cope with & solve problems in living, make conscious, informed decisions, and as much as possible, transform emotional pain & grief into a beautiful life — health, happiness, and human flourishing.

Mind | Body | Spirit

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“When confronted with a hopeless situation, when facing fate that cannot be changed, what matters most is to nobly bear witness to the uniquely human potential at its best, which is to transform a personal tragedy into a triumph, to turn one’s predicament into a human achievement. When we are not able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” ~ Viktor Frankl, A Man's Search for Meaning

The Centre for Human Flourishing is the harvest of a life characterized by broad contradictory experiences.  Significant hurdles. Midwestern upbringing.  Emotionally traumatic experiences, grief & loss. Experiences that include marriage and divorce, custody battles, remarriage, & becoming a blended family.  Roles that include becoming a military spouse, single parent, itinerant United Methodist minister's wife, and then a widow - all before I earned my bachelor's degree.  On the brighter side, there are inspiring experiences of kindness and charity, in the Christian sense of the word.  Beautiful people.  Strength and Courage.  Faith and Friendship.  Extensive travel within this country and overseas — including living for a time in Glasgow, Scotland — broadened my perspective further.  The English spelling of Centre is a tribute to a beloved Christian couple from Old Drumchapel, Glasgow, Scotland.  

‘When we are not able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves’

Led by a search for wisdom, and a hardy intrepid spirit, I learned to embrace unwanted experiences, and to instead make them meaningful and apply them to my life.  The mission of the Centre for Human Flourishing LLC is to apply life experiences integrated with academic knowledge to the relief of human suffering, and toward the betterment of humankind.