How to Reduce Fighting Over Money & Budgets

How to Reduce Fighting Over Money & Budgets If you and your partner argue about money, you’re not alone. According to a recent survey, 27% of Americans said that disagreements about finances tend to erupt into full-blown arguments. This means couples fight more about money than they do about work, chores or the kids ( Perhaps even more disturbing is...[ read more ]

Where Do We Go From Here…

Where Do We Go From Here…   It’s tough to believe that we are already one month into 2018. Sometimes when I think about how quickly time seems to go by I get down on myself. I wonder if I am accomplishing enough. Or if I am spending enough time with my family. I am wondering if what I am...[ read more ]

6 Great Ways to Deepen Your Relationship Bond

6 Great Ways to Deepen Your Relationship Bond Love is a beautiful thing, and there’s nothing more amazing than feeling the bond you share with your partner get stronger. If you’re in a happy relationship, you can keep it that way by introducing a few new things into your relationship. Here are 6 evidence-based approaches that will help you enjoy...[ read more ]

Why Timing is Everything When it Comes to Marriage Counseling

Seeking help from a marriage counselor is not unlike seeking help from a mechanic. It makes little sense to take your car into the shop a month after it started making a horrific noise. By that time, too much damage may have been done and your engine may be beyond repair. By the same token, the effectiveness of marriage counseling is directly...[ read more ]

Gather ‘Round

(Every week, along with counseling and mental health information, I will try to equip you with some kind of outdoor activity or skill. I love getting into the wilderness, and I also enjoy sharing new things with people who don't typically enjoy the outdoors. Some weeks this might be something super simple, like this week, or it might be something...[ read more ]


De-Stress...NOW!   In the past year, I left a job in Texas, sold our house, moved my family to Arkansas, started a new job, launched a website, joined a new church, experienced the holiday season with our toddler, and started building a counseling practice. Looking back on the last year, I realized that my wife and I have covered a ton...[ read more ]

When They Cry

When They Cry.   It’s no secret that a lot of people are afraid of intimacy. Vulnerability is scary, and many people just hope the other person can handle it without telling them, “You’re weird.” As a counselor, I see many people who want to learn how to open up and share in a vulnerable way, which is a wonderful...[ read more ]

We Are Open!

We Are Open!   Welcome to Riverside Counseling! My name is Kyle and I want to thank you for taking time to learn about me and my counseling practice. This website is an expression of an ongoing dream of mine where I incorporate counseling, mental health information, and the outdoors into a therapeutic experience both for my readers and my...[ read more ]