• #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

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Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

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Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

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Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more

How You Can Help Too Much

“I help too much. My kids tell me it is so annoying. What is wrong with helping?”  My girlfriend Anna was saying this to me over coffee last week. In Anna’s situation, she has an adult daughter who is married. She found out her son-in-law had hurt... read more


Cherilynn M. Veland, MSW, LCSW, has worked for more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, counselor and social worker. Cherilynn owns Solutions at Work, LLC, and for over a decade, maintained a thriving private practice known as Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, Illinois.


Stop Giving It Away is an important book, representing 20-plus years of counseling individuals, couples and families.

Is there a Giveaway Girl in you?

• Are you a people pleaser?
• Do you feel like others can manipulate you?
• Do you feel like you give more than you get in relationships?
• Do you feel guilty when setting boundaries?
• Does it feel like someone or something else is running your life?

Available at:

Subscribe to Podcast

  • #relationshipprobs

Women, Marriage, And Should You Submit?

Weddings and marriage have been on my mind lately. In June, I went to a beautiful wedding on the side of a hill in Ramona, California. It was soooo pretty. The backdrop of the wedding was absolutely Eden like, as was the idealic love of the couple who were... read more

Women Hatin’ On Other Women!

Women hating on other women: I hate this topic. It really bugs me when people talk about how mean other women are to each other. I don’t even like writing about it, but it is has been on my radar lately and the subject keeps coming up. For example, Gwyneth... read more

Men Get Abused Too

I know this blog is mostly for women. But I do have a lot of men friends and male clients. They are challenged in life too. In fact, I met with a male friend of mine recently and he told me that he is struggling with his relationship and feels he is being verbally... read more