Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Emily Miller offers counseling and therapy services for individuals in the western Minneapolis suburbs including St. Louis Park, Edina, Wayzata, Hopkins, and Minnetonka. She focuses on the areas of grief, anxiety and depression for pre-teens, teens and young adults.
Quite possibly my favorite model of personality, The Enneagram describes 9 different personality types which are both distinct from each other and intricately connected as well. This tool can be a very helpful way of understanding ourselves and how we can grow to our full potential, as well as how we can relate to others who have different core motivations. There are different theories of how this model of personality shows up in people, but one website I have found helpful belongs to the Enneagram Institute. To take their sample 36-question assessment, click here.
The Gifts of Imperfection
by Brene Brown
Researcher Brene Brown studies shame, authenticity, and belonging, and in this book she offers ten guideposts for wholehearted living, which is her term for engaging with the world from a place of worthiness. This type of living requires and also cultivates courage, compassion, and connection.
The Johari Window
Often the way we view ourselves can differ greatly from the way others view us. It can be enlightening and sometimes life changing to understand how others view us. The Johari Window is a therapeutic technique aimed at mapping personal awareness. This interactive online tool can facilitate your own self-exploration with the Johari Window.