Danielle Kemper MSW, LCSW
Brain Science Nerd/Story Keeper/Unrepentant Optimist
Here’s the Official Story
Don’t be fooled—there’s no magic wand here. Change is a journey, an active, dynamic process. It requires self-awareness, a grand dose of humor, and the willingness to learn the skills and choose the thoughts, habits, and circumstances that lead to a more successful existence.
This work isn’t about finding the meaning of life or fixing something that is broken. It’s about relearning the experience of being alive, awake, and engaged. The world tells us that being successful means not being “broken” and not allowing ourselves to have an authentic experience of our lives and the world around us.
What Clients are Saying
Are you ready to take the journey toward your best self but don’t want to be limited by geography?
Although anxiety and depression may not feel transformative, changing your thought patterns and shifting your stories actually is.
These are the skills you need if you believe there are some parts of your life where the reach could be just a little higher.
Relationship is what it’s all about. Truly. Whether with your partner, friends, kids, work, heck, even yourself, the ability to do a relationship well is one of the most important skills you can practice.
Are you ready to transform? – (970) 872-4800
Awakening from the Illusion of Separateness
This afternoon on the drive home from work I spoke to a friend in Houston. I have been checking on him since two days before Hurricane Harvey made landfall. On the first day we spoke he told me he was trying to move his most important possessions to higher ground, something that in Houston, a
Are You Sick of New Year’s Resolutions? Try These
Yep. It’s the end of the year. Buh BYE, 2019! Don’t let the door hit ya on the way out! This is the time when we start to emerge from our eggnog-and-present-soaked haze and promise, under our breath, starting January 1st, things will be different. We all get the drill. We make our lists, check
Cultivating Awareness: An Exercise
Mindfulness schmindfulness! What does it even mean to be mindful? Cultivating an awareness of the present moment is something that requires practice, just like lifting weights to become physically stronger. Because thoughts create emotions which lead to physical sensations (more on this later!), being aware of our thoughts can mean the difference between a “bad”