Rhett Smith Podcast 55: Pioneering the Work of Restoration Therapy to Transform Relationships — with founder of Restoration Therapy, Author, and Fuller Theological Seminary Professor, Terry Hargrave

I have told this story countless times in person, on the podcast, and in my blog…so I will try and keep it brief. But about 6 years ago I had an experience that forever changed my life. I had just returned from sitting in on and observing a marriage intensive at...

Rhett Smith Podcast 7: The Journey of Forgiveness

One of the issues that almost always comes up in my work with clients is the issue of forgiveness. It is the issue that often is not addressed, but the one that is most needed. So a few months ago when a pastor friend of mine asked me to come speak at his...

Transforming Your Anxiety: Stuck in a Rut

“According to recent brain studies, we are literally stuck in a rut: As a result, we choose our most instinctual coping behavior when certain feelings arise. We often choose this path because it is also the direction that confronts us with the least...

Openness and Authenticity Are Not Enough

I’m currently reading a really great book, Restoration Therapy: Understanding and Guiding Healing in Marriage and Family Therapy by Terry D. Hargrave and Franz Pfitzer. In fact, I can’t recommend it enough. But as I was reading last night this section of...