About Me Nate Terrell, LCSW
I have always had a passion for helping others. My 45-career as a therapist, life coach, and self-compassion trainer has provided me with the wonderful opportunity to help others overcome the challenges they face, find greater inner peace and happiness, and create the lives they want.
Fortunately, with the help of my wise son, I have finally begun to treat myself with the care and compassion I have always enjoyed giving to others. Rather than make me more selfish, my quest to be my own best friend and take great care of myself has filled me with an abundance of happiness and inner peace that I can relish and pass on to others.
I am on a mission to spread the wonders of self-compassion far and wide through my book, Achieving Self-Compassion: Giving Yourself the Gifts of Happiness and Inner Peace. It is chock full of proven strategies to help you give yourself the loving care you so richly deserve!
I have also learned to give myself the gift of happiness through my experience with my beloved 34-year-old daughter, Nicole, who has a form of autism called Rett Syndrome.
Although language is just noise to her and she needs a great deal of care, Nikki’s loving spirit inspires me every day. I relish all the lessons she has taught me about the power of unconditional acceptance and the pleasures of living in the moment.
I encourage you to read more about how Nikki has changed my life (click here to read Lessons from Nikki). I hope you join me on my mission to create a world where people like her are celebrated for their inherent worth and unique individuality, regardless of their ability or level of achievement.
I love providing parents of children with “special needs” with the support and guidance they need to overcome the challenges they are facing and find as much happiness as they can. Please contact me if I can be a resource to you in any way.
I feel very grateful for the ongoing support of my wife, Anita, and the deep inner peace I find meditating and spending time in the woods. I am also joyful that every day offers me the opportunity to treat myself and others with compassion, continue to learn lessons, and relish all that life has to offer!
I am excited that you have found your way to this website and would love to hear from you and/or provide you with the coaching you need to give yourself the gift of self-compassion, choose serenity and happiness, grow into your “best self” and achieve your goals.
– Most Warmly, Nate Terrell, LCSW