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I’m Angry and I Overeat! Please Help

By Leslie Vernick | September 16, 2015 |

Morning friends, I am heading down to Nashville next week for the American Association Of Christian Counselors Conference. I would deeply appreciate your prayers. I will be speaking next Wednesday afternoon for three hours on Counseling Strategies for the Emotionally Destructive Marriage. Thursday morning, Chris Moles and I are presenting a workshop to about 400 people on Counseling the Emotionally…

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I Left My Destructive Marriage, Now What?

By Leslie Vernick | April 22, 2015 |

Morning Friends, I spend the weekend cleaning out my closets and boy did it feel good. I am reading the book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo. I think there is something very healing about decluttering your space. When we get too full of stuff (internally or externally) we can’t be at peace. Our environment feels overwhelming,…

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I Found A Counselor – But Is She Right For Me?

By Leslie Vernick | April 15, 2015 |

Morning friends, Still acclimating to being home. I’ve lost a few things in the transition that I can’t find and it’s driving me crazy. This Saturday I’m speaking at the Desire Conference in Scranton, PA. It’s a conference for church leaders and people helpers. Would love to see you there. Register here. I am excited to tell you about a…

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Help! I’ve Grown Dependent on My Christian Counselor

By Leslie Vernick & Co. | January 15, 2014 |

Morning friends, Thanks friends for understanding my change in blog posting dates. After prayer it occurred to me that my stress levels could be lowered considerably by changing my blog post date from Monday to Wednesday. Weekends are usually never a time for rest due to speaking or writing. Now that the blog isn’t going to be posted until Wednesdays,…

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Why Do I Stay?

By Leslie Vernick & Co. | December 30, 2013 |

  Good morning friends, I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. And if you didn’t, I hope you have let it go and surrendered it to Christ. Life is too short to brood over what didn’t happen. There is a freedom in learning how to let go of those negative emotions and if you need help with that, I teach…

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Controlling abuse verses reactive abuse

By Leslie Vernick | July 16, 2012 |

Morning friends, I’ve been writing all weekend for my new book on Emotionally Destructive Marriages and because of that, I did not write a new blog for this week. But I want to share a blog I wrote for American Association of Biblical Counselors, and much of the content will be included in my new book. I would love your…

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Topic: My husband won’t change, my pastor can’t help, and I am a mess!

By Leslie Vernick | October 17, 2011 |

Morning friends, Today I’m flying home from sunny (and I mean SUNNY) California where I just spent nine wonderful but exhausting days cooking and taking care of my grandbabies. The weather has been unusually hot and I can’t believe I’m saying this, as a girl who LOVES the sunshine, but I think I’m looking forward to getting back to my…

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Topic: What is the difference between coaching and counseling?

By Leslie Vernick | September 5, 2011 |

Happy Labor Day, Since today is a holiday and the last weekend of the official summer season, I thought I’d keep the topic light this week. Since I began offering coaching services, I’ve had quite a number of people write and ask me the difference between coaching and counseling. Instead of responding individually, I thought I’d answer this question in…

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Topic: How do I know someone is truly sorry?

By Leslie Vernick | April 25, 2011 |

Good morning friends: Thank you for all your responses last week to my question “what keeps you stuck and unchanged”. I’ll talk some more about that next week but today I thought I’d try something different. I’m going to respond by video to the question asked by The Good Wife in last week’s blog responses. If you want to read…

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