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About Lind Butler, MEd, LPC

Lind is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Family Therapist in Houston, Texas, with more than 40 years of experience aiding those with depression, anxiety, relationship, and family issues. Her personal experiences, education, and clinical background enhance her therapy effectiveness. She provides a warm, safe space where clients feel acknowledged and can express their feelings and needs.

Trust through transparency in Relationships: How Couples Therapy Can Help

In personal relationships, trust is the glue that holds everything together. It is what allows individuals to be vulnerable, knowing that they won't be betrayed or taken advantage of. Without trust, relationships stagnate; individuals detach which causes distance; communication breaks down; and bonds weaken. Trust is the confidence we place in [...]

By |2024-06-19T15:15:21-05:00June 19th, 2024|Couples, Marriage Therapy, Relationship Counseling, Trust and Transparency|Comments Off on Trust through transparency in Relationships: How Couples Therapy Can Help

Finding Balance: Closeness and Separateness

  “Love one another, but make not a bond of love:  Let it rather be a moving sea between souls.” Kahlil Gibran                                                                   [...]

By |2020-10-30T18:30:21-05:00December 31st, 2019|Marriage Therapy, Relationship Counseling|Comments Off on Finding Balance: Closeness and Separateness

PERFECTIONISM, A GIFT OR A CURSE?

Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor, the enemy. It will keep you cramped and insane your whole life. – Anne Lamott Ever wonder why some people, no matter how well they do in life, (job, school, relationships, financial, friendships), they always feel anxious and on the brink of not feeling “good enough”? Perfectionism [...]

By |2020-10-30T22:55:28-05:00August 21st, 2019|Growth and Change, Guilt, Perfectionism|Comments Off on PERFECTIONISM, A GIFT OR A CURSE?

The Trauma of Betrayal

  Infidelity fractures the very foundation of a marriage. The discovery of a partner’s betrayal and infidelity is devastating because it shatters basic assumptions about the security we expect in committed relationships.The disorienting after effects of this trauma of betrayal resemble the psychic disorientation and confusion that we see in victims of earthquakes or other [...]

By |2020-10-30T18:30:21-05:00June 19th, 2019|Communication in Relationships, Marriage Therapy, Relationship Counseling|Comments Off on The Trauma of Betrayal

ASKING FOR HELP

MAYBE IT'S TIME TO ASK FOR HELP "When you ask someone for help, you aren't putting them out, you are pulling them up.                                                                 [...]

By |2020-10-30T18:30:21-05:00April 23rd, 2019|Growth and Change|Comments Off on ASKING FOR HELP

Unlocking Intimacy-Assumptions in Relationships

    “Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in.” ― Isaac Asimov   When we assume something about a situation, we are working with only a portion of the puzzle pieces to the situation. The gaps in the puzzle get filled in [...]

By |2020-10-30T18:30:21-05:00January 16th, 2019|Communication in Relationships, Marriage Therapy, Relationship Counseling|Comments Off on Unlocking Intimacy-Assumptions in Relationships

LONELINESS TO CONNECTION

We all yearn for closeness...to connect                           Frieda Fromm-Reichmann describes loneliness as “the want of intimacy”.  Loneliness is often is associated with a feeling of abandonment; that that painful, scary feeling, which most all of us have experienced at some point. Whenever we are [...]

By |2020-10-30T18:30:21-05:00December 1st, 2017|Communication in Relationships, Growth and Change, Relationship Counseling, Uncategorized|Comments Off on LONELINESS TO CONNECTION

Sibling Grief: Loss of an Adult Sibling

      I have experienced the sudden loss two adult siblings. Both my brother and sister were younger than me. These profound losses have impacted my life on every level. I had no place to put these losses in my life repertoire. Losing a younger sibling is out of the natural order things. We [...]

By |2020-10-30T18:30:22-05:00July 21st, 2017|Bereavement|Comments Off on Sibling Grief: Loss of an Adult Sibling
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