June 2020 archive

Hope on the Horizon

Hope on the Horizon By Elizabeth O’Brien, LPC-S Last Monday evening, June 15th, restored my faith in our country. No sooner did the Supreme Court rule against discrimination of LGBTQ individuals in the workplace than we were regaled, near sunset, with the most spectacular rainbow fanning across the big Texas sky. From my back deck, …

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I Can’t Breathe

“I Can’t Breathe” By Elizabeth O’Brien, LPC-S (Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor) I’ve been thinking a lot about George Floyd. His plaintive cry of “I can’t breathe”—when Minnesota policeman Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck for more than eight minutes, with two colleagues restraining his back, resulting in his murder—speaks volumes. It has become emblematic of the …

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