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.


Follow the bouncing ball   

Posted on July 8, 2021

We’ve pivoted from shutting our worldwide doors to the opening of stores and social settings. From zoom to podcasts and back to instagram,... Continue

The ups, downs, and all-arounds

Posted on May 28, 2021

This doozy of a time in history brings many questions and insights. We boomers have stories to tell. The calamities we’ve seen are... Continue

Life is short. What matters most?

Posted on May 6, 2021

I’m weary of the slow death that accompanies carefulness. I want to have more fun before I die. I know it’s selfish when so many... Continue

Talking to woodpeckers

Posted on April 17, 2021

The woodpeckers thumping, rapping, knocking rattled me and my neighbors, way before our usual morning coffee. My neighbor crawled along... Continue

How to change the world?

Posted on March 25, 2021

It’s a small goal: to get the gargantuan globe shaped into a calm, satisfied round ball.  Everybody has a different theory, from... Continue

All wrung out

Posted on March 3, 2021
All wrung out

I know this sounds silly, especially in these trying times, but I ran my hand around and around inside the dryer. I looked behind it,... Continue

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

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