RECENT POSTS FROM SHERRON: Shame versus Grace

What would happen if instead of judging another person, we offered him or her unconditional grace?  I remember reading that in certain regions of South Africa, when someone does something wrong, he or she is taken to the center of the village and surrounded by his or her tribe for a time while they speak of all the good he or she has done.  In this tribe, individuals believe each person is good yet sometimes he or she  makes mistakes, which these people recognize as a cry for help. 

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Finding Your Message in Collage

When we are creative, we can make our unconscious become conscious.  This may, at times, involve the willingness to feel anxiety of risk or criticism but also to experience a deep sense of fulfillment and joy.  In Finding Your Message in Collage we mix paint with collaging as a vehicle to allow feelings that may be perplexing, whimsical, sad, happy, or even confusing to emerge.

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SHERRON LEWIS, LMFT and SHELLEY STOKES, PhD

Sherron Lewis, LMFT    

Welcome, I’m Sherron Lewis, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a long-standing practice in individual, couples, and family therapy.  I’ve also been a free-lance artist for over 30 years.

Shelley Stokes, PhD

I’m Shelley Stokes, a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice serving adults and families.  My  postdoctoral certification …

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