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Posts by Marti Wibbels, MS, LMHC

Do Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures?

Do Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures? Marti Wibbels, MS, LMHC Being quarantined drives many to a sense of desperation or fear. Instead, let’s consider the global pandemic with new perspective. If we allow COVID-19 to minimize our lives, it will. But we don’t need to give it that kind of power. We can discover…

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A Mountie, an Architect and Cambodian Trauma Survivors

A Mountie, an Architect, and Cambodian Trauma Survivors Marti Wibbels, MS, LMHC Our guest blogger this week is Scott Stober, an architect who has designed housing, banks, schools, colleges, and churches for 30 years. Now retired from his architecture firm, he continues allowing God’s creativity to motivate him to help people in his own community…

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An Unclear Yet Present Danger

An Unclear Yet Present Danger Marti Wibbels, MS, LMHC I didn’t plan to write another blog article this week but felt compelled to do so when I watched the video at the end of this article. As a psychotherapist specializing in working with trauma survivors, I’ve met with thousands of men, women, and children who…

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Contentment Amidst Trauma

Contentment Amidst Trauma Marti Wibbels, MS, LMHC Contentment could be described as being satisfied. It’s realizing we can survive traumatic stress and be victorious amidst life’s unavoidable challenges and concerns. Not only does an attitude of contentment include choosing to be joyful; it’s relaxing in God’s provision of strength, peace, and hope. Whenever we don’t…

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Celebrating Love

Celebrating Love Marti Wibbels, MS, LMHC Those words can bring joy, sadness, hope, or even fear, depending on a person’s experience, expectations, or situation. But we can choose to make it a happy day, regardless of where we are in life. How? We can choose to put our hope in God instead of people. Realizing…

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Announcing New YouTube Channel

Announcing Core Healing YouTube Channel Marti Wibbels, MS, LMHC Happy February! For everyone interested in Core Healing from Trauma, there’s a new opportunity this month. I now have a YouTube channel featuring a twelve-week course, “Strengthening Your Core,” with talks focusing on each chapter of the workbook. The first video is already posted. I’ll be recording…

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Trusting God in Small Things Prepares Us for Big Things!

Trusting God in Small Things Prepares Us for Big Things! Marti Wibbels, MS, LMHC After hearing about a natural disaster, terror attack or other tragedy, have you thought, “I could never survive something like that”? Perhaps the secret in surviving something that could happen is trusting God with what is happening today. In Life Together,…

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A Workout for 2020: Strengthening Your Core

A Workout for 2020: Strengthening Your Core Marti Wibbels, MS, LMHC In 2020, are  you planning to go to the gym, find a personal trainer, or workout at home? We all know we need physical exercise, but it’s even more important  to keep fit mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. (When we have a healthy inner core,…

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Thistles for Thanksgiving

Thistles for Thanksgiving Marti Wibbels, MS, LMHC At Thanksgiving, we usually talk about why we’re grateful and think about the blessings and joys of the past year. Thistles aren’t a typical Thanksgiving topic! So why discuss thistles now? Like trauma, thistles are unwelcome intruders, weeds so tenacious it can take repeated growing seasons to eradicate.…

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