I'm not shy about my anti-diet message. I’m a strong advocate of body acceptance and encourage my clients to derive self-worth from inner values rather than outer appearance. It's not always easy to practice what I preach, but I'm committed to trying my best. Last month, I got married. It was an incredible milestone that … Continue reading What My Wedding Taught Me About Beauty Culture
It’s the start of a new year, and while you don’t need the calendar to tell you when to make a change, the whole #resolutions thing makes it a convenient time for many to reflect on goals for themselves in the upcoming year and start taking action steps. My #resolution is to do my part … Continue reading Demystifying Mental Health Treatment: How long will I need therapy?
One of the most common questions I’m asked by therapy and testing clients is “Am I normal?” It’s a fair question, and it makes sense that some people view psychologists as the people trained to give a solid answer. After all, one of the core educational requirements of anyone seeking a graduate degree in psychology … Continue reading 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 (but no one's really laughing here...) because so many of us are self-proclaimed "health nuts" who value wellness and want to live happy, fulfilling lives. However, the reality is that many people, somewhere along the way … Continue reading If you had a weird rash, you’d go see a dermatologist… right?!