Wholeness Healing Today


Urgency Addiction

I was recently talking to a mentor who used the term, “Urgency Addiction” as he quoted Steven Covey. I found it intriguing as we are living in a society that operates quite well using a sense of urgency for daily living situations. I am very aware of the sense of urgency that we live by…[ Read the full article ]

Weaponized Incompetence

In my work with people exhibiting codependent behaviors, I have come to recognize what I originally called “feigned incompetence” but which I have since found the label is “weaponized incompetence”, with the label originating in 2007 and Tik Tok recently making it much more prominently known. Done deliberately, it can also be labeled strategic incompetence.…[ Read the full article ]

A Book Review: Beyond Codependency

After people recognize their codependency, make some changes and set some boundaries in their lives, what is next? The book Beyond Codependency is the follow-up to Codependent No More, the guidebook written by Melody Beattie. In her own words, “Co Dependent No More . . . was about stopping the pain and gaining control of…[ Read the full article ]

Significance of Language in therapy

Language is the vehicle that makes therapy effective. It is critical in gathering information, assessment, and treatment. Many vulnerable populations are without a therapist who speak their language. As a student working to become a therapist, I want to create a safe and comfortable environment for the deaf and hard of hearing population. Without this,…[ Read the full article ]

Great Reshuffle

We have all heard about “The Great Resignation” or “The Big Quit” where masses of employees resigned from their jobs. More recently employees are not quitting but looking at other options for employment, creating a new term: “Great Shuffle”. Covid 19 forced workers to evaluate everything in their lives including jobs, families and long term…[ Read the full article ]

Introduction to Staff – Kali Almond

Hi!  I’m Kali Almond, PLMHP.  I received my Master’s Degree in Counseling in May 2011 from Denver Seminary and my Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Utah in May 2007.  I have been working as a school counselor for over 10 years working in schools and spent a year working as a school-based…[ Read the full article ]

Introduction to Staff – Joey Cadek

Hi! I am Joey Cadek, PLCSW, PLMHP (he/him). I graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Family Studies and Gerontology from the University of Nebraska-Kearney in December 2016. I also achieved a certificate in Gerontology from the University of Nebraska-Omaha in December 2016. I completed a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Nebraska-Omaha…[ Read the full article ]

Doomscrolling

doomscrolling [ doom-skroh-ling] noun the practice of obsessively checking online news for updates, especially on social media feeds, with the expectation that the news will be bad, such that the feeling of dread from this negative expectation fuels a compulsion to continue looking for updates in a self-perpetuating cycle. (dictionary.com) Doomscrolling, also called doomsurfing, is the…[ Read the full article ]

Steps/Ideas to Stop Doomscrolling

Here are steps/ideas to implement to stop doomscrolling. 1. Set time limits for scrolling. Try to set a timer and keep your scrolling to no more than 15 min at any one time. 2. Interject good news or inspiring stores. 3. Keep the phone out of the bedroom. Or at any rate, make your bedroom…[ Read the full article ]

A Book Review: Get Out Of Your Head

Get Out Of Your Head: Stopping the Spiral of Toxic Thoughts by Jennie Allen, was recommended to me by a client. I would like to share a few of the more enlightening parts of the book, as I found it quite interesting. The book is divided into three sections: All the Thoughts, Taking Down the…[ Read the full article ]