This event is limited to 12 guests who are interested in engaging in conversations with me about "Caring About You Without Losing Me" - my most recent language for my work. The material we will be talking about offers guidance for partners, parents, caregivers, and friends. That about covers us all!

Complete event information can be found in these beautiful flyers created by Downtown Books in Lexington, VA.

I hope you may be able to join me at Downtown Books, Lexington, VA on Wednesday, February 8th, 7-8:30pm. Please let Paige Williams, the store owner, know you will be coming. We'll save a seat for you.


What might happen if we listened better to each other? Just listened and let the person who is speaking know we hear them?


Though you will not get the benefit of my in-person flip chart trainings, you can get training I am offering online through PESI - a professional educational service that awards CEs.

Here is the link to my current trainings PESI offers: 

Especially note that I am offering a 6.25 live online webinar on Wednesday, December 7, 2022:

The Codependency Treatment Guide:

CBT, Somatic Strategies and More

to Disentangle Clients from Dysfunctional Relationships and Recover Self

The Codependency Treatment Guide


In case you are Curious,

In case you are Thinking of Joining Us,

In case you Plan to Join Us,

Here are the dates for Codependence Camp for 2023:


Spring 2023 - Camp#31 - Friday, March 31 - Sunday, April 2, 2023


Fall 2023 - Camp#32 - Friday, September 29 - Sunday, October 1, 2023

Codependence Camp is held at 

Vine Cottage on the grounds of The Inn at Forest Oaks

Natural Bridge, VA 24578

 If you would like to be on the blind copy email list for Camp agendas and registration,

please contact Nancy L. Johnston through this website.


The day has come! Earlier in the Spring I did an interview for The Love Fix Podcast with Sherry Gaba and Carla Romo. The interview was released today! What a great time we had talking together! Sherry and Carla really know their stuff and are super interested in codependency.

Here are the links to our show. There are plenty of wonderful shows on The Love Fix Podcast for you to enjoy and learn from, too.



I hope you will take a listen and join us in our exploration of codependency recovery!

Recently I was speaking with someone about the importance of reminding our self of why we set a boundary, why we took a stand, why we made a particular decision - especially when we have carefully centered and thoughtfully made those decisions.

We loose track of the good work we are doing on our own behalf as our focus is drawn outside of our self. Remembering, reminding our self can anchor us when we are feeling pulled off our own moorings.

And then I thought about the word: re-mind and added the hyphenation to emphasize the work we are doing. We are re-minding our self. We are intentionally catching our thoughts which may be forgetting our own needs and feelings. We are re-setting self by re-minding self. We are anchoring back in self.

What helps you to re-mind your self?

May Roses

In case you have found your way to this Blog, please know that the "Self-Recovery" workshop I am offering on Saturday, May 21, 2022, 9am - 12:30pm is happening! Here are the details:

If you are interested in participating, you are still welcome to contact me through this website as late as Friday, May 20, 2022 to attend this online event on Saturday.

Ready participants are already enrolled. You are invited to join us and spend a Saturday morning learning ways to connect with and foster your self. A refreshing opportunity.