About Natalie Wilie

Natalie Wilie is an LPC-Intern, Supervised by Dr. Jerry Terrill, DMin, LPC-S, LMFT-S. Natalie believes life is about relationships. Relationships with partners, friends, children, boss, co-workers and the list goes on. She is passionate about working with you to find your best life.

5 Things to Consider When Assessing Your Self-Care

When we think of self-care, the most obvious thing to consider is if you are eating right, exercising, and getting enough sleep.  Although this is very important to overall self-care, there are several other areas of your life to consider as well. Just like when you are flying on an airplane and it is suggested [Read more...]

3 Tips on How to Use a Mantra to Shift Your Thinking

“I’m good enough, I’m smart enough, and doggonit, people like me!”  If you are an SNL fan, you will recognize these words of affirmation from satirist and comedian, Al Franken on his skit, Daily Affirmation by Stuart Smalley.  They must have used the word “mantra” on the show at some point. Several people referenced the [Read more...]

By |2019-05-21T13:21:07-06:00May 21st, 2019|Adult Counseling, Anger, Anxiety, Coping Skills, Depression, Life Balance, Mental Health, Motivation, Self-care, Self-Esteem, Stress|Comments Off on 3 Tips on How to Use a Mantra to Shift Your Thinking

6 Ways to Build Resiliency

Tools to help you to bounce back from life’s challenges. Have you ever noticed that two people can go through situations that are very similar and their ability to cope is different?  This happens in part because of the difference in each person’s ability to be resilient. There are many factors that go into building [Read more...]

By |2019-04-11T15:03:49-06:00April 11th, 2019|Anger, Antisocial, Anxiety, Communication, Coping Skills, Depression, Life Balance, Mental Health, Motivation, Self-care, Self-Esteem, Stress|Comments Off on 6 Ways to Build Resiliency

5 Tips to Help Free You from Anxiety

Over 40 million Americans over the age of 18 suffer with Anxiety.  That means there are a lot of people out there that have some of the same symptoms of anxiety that you do.  You are not alone! Take a long hard look at your life. What tweaks and changes could be made to assist [Read more...]

By |2019-01-24T12:46:49-06:00January 24th, 2019|Adult Counseling, Anxiety, Coping Skills, Depression, Life Balance, Men's Issues, Mental Health, Motivation, Resolutions, Self-care, Self-Esteem, Stress, Women's Issues|Comments Off on 5 Tips to Help Free You from Anxiety

Weaken Your Inner Critic

“You’re weak... you just made another stupid mistake... you’ll never be good at this… you’re ugly… there’s something wrong with you.”  Does this sound familiar? The inner critic does not criticize based on reality. It is a viewpoint that you have adopted based on destructive early life experiences and attitudes directed toward you that you [Read more...]

By |2018-10-22T12:21:22-06:00October 22nd, 2018|Adult Counseling, Anxiety, Coping Skills, Life Balance, Mental Health, Motivation, Self-care, Self-Esteem, Stress, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Weaken Your Inner Critic

What’s the Big Deal About Journaling?

The concept of journaling is not only for teenagers with sparkly spirals and colorful pens.  The benefits are applicable to all people, in all walks of life. Journaling has repeatedly proven to be a way of managing stress and anxiety, mining your true feelings, and allowing for a healthy emotional release. The trick to gaining [Read more...]

By |2018-10-01T15:01:47-06:00October 1st, 2018|Adult Counseling, Anger, Antisocial, Anxiety, Coping Skills, Depression, Gratitude, Grief, Life Balance, Mental Health, Motivation, Self-care, Self-Esteem, Stress|Comments Off on What’s the Big Deal About Journaling?

How to Survive Becoming an Empty Nester

Part 2:  Thriving vs. Surviving the Empty Nest The tough part of becoming an empty nester is over!  You have already taken a ride on that not so fun emotional roller coaster after launching your child out of the nest and into the world.  Now that you are learning how to deal with the hole [Read more...]

By |2018-09-21T12:05:47-06:00September 11th, 2018|Adult Counseling, Anxiety, Family, Mental Health, Parenting, Stress|Comments Off on How to Survive Becoming an Empty Nester

How to Survive Becoming an Empty Nester

Part 1: The Departure and Remaining Connected You survive by distracting yourself with planning the high school graduation celebration, followed by shopping for college necessities… but now the day is upon you. Your child is heading off to college. You’ve spent the last 18 years being their taxi driver, chef, fashion consultant, confidant, counselor and [Read more...]

By |2018-08-21T09:33:08-06:00August 21st, 2018|Adult Counseling, Anxiety, Depression, Family|Comments Off on How to Survive Becoming an Empty Nester