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.


Our time has come 

Posted on February 1, 2024

Lately everything sounds like it’s about pointy things, guns, rockets, or bullet points.  Is it just me? I’m avoiding it all like... Continue

What would you regret not doing?

Posted on January 5, 2024

Pondering this question, slurping a long noodle, eking out a couple of vegetables tossed in the soup, I had to laugh. Gladys McCarey,... Continue

How to have a relationship without really trying

Posted on December 3, 2023

Ha! This should be a blank page. Relationships always take some effort. The fine art of getting along with others is a “thing.”... Continue

We need a great big wand

Posted on November 3, 2023

When I ask people about the state of this twirling world, some say: “We’re going to hit the wall,” or “It’s horrible, what’s... Continue

Connecting the dots

Posted on October 18, 2023

When people ask me what’s on my mind I sometimes say, “death…” but I don’t like to talk about it because it’s a downer.... Continue


Posted on October 2, 2023

It’s surreal, from Obama to Trump, Covid shutting doors around the world for two years, heat waves above 110 degrees in our little... Continue

Dialogue, not debate

Posted on September 1, 2023

Could humans get out their clogged emotions, and become calm like a cat?  Even though they can be messy, feelings matter. They convey... Continue

This is so awkward

Posted on August 1, 2023

It’s not easy to maneuver relationships, let’s face it. It’s scary to talk about what’s bugging us, even embarrassing sometimes.... Continue

But enough about you

Posted on July 1, 2023

When asked, “How are you?” I responded: “I’m in the center of the teeter totter.” Not up or down, I explained, just sitting... Continue

What’s with men?

Posted on June 2, 2023
What’s with men?

Men are in the news, in the political round tables going round and round. Our era and history is full of angry, crazed boys and men.... Continue

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