How Would I Find A Therapist Anyway? Seven Practical Suggestions

How Would I Find A Therapist Anyway? Seven Practical Suggestions

I hear a lot of things about therapy from people I meet. Often, I say I’m a psychologist, and I get the question, “Are you going to analyze me?” Usually followed up with, “No one would understand my weirdness anyway,” or the little more...
How Is Terror In The World Affecting You?

How Is Terror In The World Affecting You?

You may have awakened in the night last night, crying out. You may feel hyper-focused on your surroundings. You may be more worried than normal about your kids. You may feel a knot in your throat. If you have a family member overseas, you may need to hear from them...
Being Abused Is Not All About Bruises And Broken Bones

Being Abused Is Not All About Bruises And Broken Bones

Debbie sat, quietly crying in my office. “I don’t think I should have left. The boys miss him. They blame me for the divorce.” She had been the wife of a very popular and well-liked coach. And a victim of constant, pounding verbal and emotional...
A Birthday Lesson: The Gift Of Asking For Help

A Birthday Lesson: The Gift Of Asking For Help

Birthdays haven’t been about candles, or even gifts, for a long time. They are more like markers for introspection. And this week, I celebrated my 61st birthday. I have written about leaning into aging – about finding the courage it takes to not focus on...