5 New Years Resolutions from a Therapist

How to Achieve Inner Peace and Flourishing in 2019 We all know New Years Resolutions don't work. Getting sweaty at the gym on the daily, eliminating soda consumption, or keeping a surplus of cash in the checking account at the end of every month are all lovely goals, but the problem is we tend to … Continue reading 5 New Years Resolutions from a Therapist

Symptoms vs. Root Cause

The Annoyance of Symptoms Our feelings often produce pesky symptoms, like inability to concentrate for a depressed person, constant hand-washing for an OCD sufferer, or nail-biting for an anxious person. Symptoms like these can cause secondary irritation for the person who is already suffering psychologically. At their extreme, the symptoms in and of themselves can … Continue reading Symptoms vs. Root Cause

You Have Feelings? How…Awkward!

“Many of us grew up under the impression that internal stuff shouldn’t be discussed - it should be swept under the rug.” - Forbes We all have feelings. Women do. Men do. Kids do. Parents do. Many parents didn’t know how to deal with their emotions. And they definitely didn’t know how to deal with … Continue reading You Have Feelings? How…Awkward!