Hough Counseling and Assessments PLLC

675 E. Big Beaver, Suite 101
Troy, Michigan 48083

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Tis the Season

Posted on: December 4th, 2017

It’s that special time of year again. The holiday season is upon us. This is a season we look forward to spending time with family and friends. We can take the time to reflect on the beauty of the lights and colors of the season. We develop a sense of urgency and anticipation as we […]

How to Find My Healthy Boundaries

Posted on: November 1st, 2017

How to Find My Healthy Boundaries Have you are ever traveled down the road of good intentions and discovered the road has led you to a winding valley of feeling overwhelmed and over extended? If you have, you might find yourself wondering how you got here. You may begin to wonder where you made a […]


Posted on: October 1st, 2017

“First and foremost, we meet as human beings who have much in common: a heart, a face; a voice; the presence of a soul, fears, hope, the ability to trust, the capacity for compassion and understanding, the kinship of being human. “ Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel If you stay abreast of current events like I […]

The Important Lessons

Posted on: August 31st, 2017

The Important Lessons My twins recently celebrated their 11th birthday. In the midst of the excitement, friends and family I began to think about how they are growing up. I began to really ponder the reality that they will be starting middle school in the fall. I began to think about what values I want […]

What is Your Mission Statement?

Posted on: August 3rd, 2017

What is your Mission Statement? A mission statement is defined as a formal summary of aims and values of a company, organization, or individual. Recently I have been thinking a lot about my mission. I firmly believe we are here on this earth for a specific purpose and plan. I believe no one was born […]

Finding Calm in the Midst of Crisis

Posted on: June 29th, 2017

Finding Calm in the Midst of Crisis You may have heard the famous line from the poem “The Rainy Day” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. It states, “Into each life a little Rain Must Fall.” At first glance this line appears sad and pessimistic. After all, we need to have a positive outlook in life. Thinking […]

Making an Impact Living on Purpose

Posted on: June 7th, 2017

  “Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you.”  ― Shannon L. Alder I don’t know about you but I often wonder what is my purpose? Why was I born to this particular family, in this particular time period? Why am […]

When Leaving Your Comfort Zone Pack Lightly

Posted on: May 1st, 2017

The comfort zone is the great enemy to creativity; moving beyond it necessitates intuition, which in turn configures new perspectives and conquers fears. Dan Stevens  In recent years, I have been confronted with several instances in which I have had to leave my comfort zone. Each time I have been filled with a level of […]

Time of Renewal

Posted on: March 30th, 2017

Time of Renewal Spring is finally here! I love this time of year. After the seemingly stillness, desolate and frozen chill of winter, the renewal of spring begins a feeling of vibrancy and newness. I love to see the sun in the sky as the days grow a little longer. I love to hear the […]

We Need to Talk

Posted on: March 1st, 2017

We Need to Talk We need to talk. Those four simple but powerful words can often send  surges of fear, uncertainty, apprehension, and confusion into the heart and mind of most people. If you utter those words to your spouse, friend, child, co-worker, or employee  you may see their body language shift to a defensive […]