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.



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

I’ll take two

Posted on May 2, 2023

Just in time, it’s mental health month. I may need longer.  We have all been through a lot at this jagged time in history. Watching... Continue

Boomers going boom

Posted on April 1, 2023

How do we Boomers pass on what we’ve learned? Just imagine what it was like to see gusts of people on marches, hordes of humanity... Continue

Don’t give away your power

Posted on March 1, 2023

It was the ugliest divorce I’ve ever seen and I’ve seen a few. But I couldn’t help my friend right then. I was having a challenging... Continue

Learned helplessness

Posted on February 1, 2023

In recent conversations these days, we agree it’s hard hearing of relentless shootings and terrible news. Emotions and opposing opinions... Continue

Relationships edgy? 

Posted on December 3, 2022

Returning to being with humans again is throwing us another curve ball. There’s a certain excitement about seeing people but, there’s... Continue

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