When we ignore our personal values and rely instead on external validation to confirm our worth as humans, we tend… Read more How to discover your personal values to improve life satisfaction
When you open up in therapy, it can be magical. It can lead to change, growth, insight, recovery, and healing.… Read more 7 Tips for Opening Up in Therapy
A couple weeks back, I shared my #2018resolution to work harder to demystify mental health treatment. One of the things… Read more Demystifying Mental Health Treatment: What to do if you’re feeling “stuck” in therapy
It’s the start of a new year, and while you don’t need the calendar to tell you when to make… Read more Demystifying Mental Health Treatment: How long will I need therapy?
Reading tends to be very “all or nothing” for me—I’m either totally consumed, turning pages for hours on end and… Read more Book Review: “I’m Fine… and Other Lies” by Whitney Cummings
One of the most common questions I’m asked by therapy and testing clients is “Am I normal?” It’s a fair… Read more Am I “Normal?”
I feel such a mixture of puzzlement and sadness whenever I think about our country’s minimization of mental healthcare. It’s funny… Read more If you had a weird rash, you’d go see a dermatologist… right?!
Do you ever enjoy something so much, even though it simultaneously has components of it that SUCK? Sometimes there’s just no way… Read more Being Vulnerable (yuuuughh) AKA Why I’m starting to blog
Mindfulness means purposefully paying attention- without judgment- to what’s happening in the present moment, according to Jon Kabat-Zinn, a psychologist… Read more Welcome to my practice!