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.


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


Posted on June 19, 2020

My question is this: why, oh why, do humans, century after century, continue their violence, slaughter, torture, neglect, cruelty,... Continue

One step at a time

Posted on May 28, 2020

This pandemic is preposterous, painful. It’s unnerving not knowing our future. Still, humans often make the greatest progress in... Continue

The existential WTF

Posted on April 17, 2020

A few more weeks of this social distancing and I’ll be ready for the loony bin. We’ve all  seen everything from articles on death,... Continue

Time is a four-letter word

Posted on February 13, 2020

Time flies by. It seems to flit past me at the speed of light. No wonder it’s a four letter word, but so is love. These two little... Continue

People problems

Posted on January 17, 2020
People problems

It’s 2020. What’s on our minds? Inside most of us there’s a conversation about relationships. Belonging can affect our immune... Continue

What’s going on with everybody?

Posted on December 12, 2019

  We’ve all been through a lot lately. Power shutoffs shackling us to our phones, pounding rains, daylight savings time, impeachment... Continue

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