What’s Up With That? ~ Katy Byrne

Katy Byrne Katy Byrne, MFT is a Psychotherapist in Sonoma, editor and animal lover. Her private practice specializes in: life transitions, couples communication, eating issues, moving forward, conflict resolution and the kitchen sink.


Benches not fences

Posted on February 12, 2021

It’s been a long, nail-biting challenge. What have we learned from the pandemic, the fires, and the elections? That we need each... Continue

A love letter to Sonoma

Posted on January 25, 2021

This has been a hard year of constant whiplashes, isolation, grueling, gripping stories of struggle, catastrophe, conflict, chaos,... Continue

Rolling with it

Posted on December 10, 2020

This year’s been a roller coaster ride. We were waiting nervously at the top of it, then whooshing down the wheel, gasping for breath,... Continue

What could possibly be next?

Posted on November 5, 2020

The year that lasted forever is finally coming to an end. We hope for better days soon. Election jitters, along with pandemic pandemonium,... Continue

Apathy is not an option  

Posted on October 19, 2020

What I hear from people constantly these days is, it’s just too much. We are worn around the edges. We are digging deep to stay resourceful... Continue

Radical self-care

Posted on October 3, 2020

How to survive in scary times? After the last phase of suffocating smoke, intense self-care and safety was needed. The constant crucibles... Continue

Rolling the dice

Posted on September 11, 2020

Lately, life is like a monopoly game. Go directly to jail, do not pass go, do not collect two hundred dollars. We’re either on lock... Continue

Hairballs gone wild

Posted on August 24, 2020

Social solidarity hasn’t vanished in Sonoma during this butt-kicking pandemic. We share hardships and we care. All of us are challenged... Continue

Phone home

Posted on August 2, 2020

Even in Sonoma, it’s a stretch getting through this worldwide pandemic. Death by Covid stares us in the face everywhere – at the... Continue

Holding on to a horse’s tail

Posted on July 12, 2020
Holding on to a horse’s tail

In spite of fire season, politics, pandemic, police, and panic, there are moments of serenity in Sonoma. We look like bank robbers... Continue

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