I was very moved when I received this heartwrenching piece of writing from a client…she asked me to share it so that others who are hurting might be touched by it too. It’s a painful piece to read so just wanted to give a “trigger” alert for those who might get triggered…feel free to comment […]
Yesterday I was talking to a couple of clients about how self sufficient they are.
Some people find it hard to lean on other people. It feels too vulnerable or too weak or they simply don’t believe there’s anyone they can trust to have their back.
I often […]
In this video, assistant Martine Emmons interviews Mirel Goldstein of Goldstein Therapy about some of the changes clients are struggling with during the Covid-19 pandemic; in particular regarding the anxiety people are feeling about change. (Yes, we are all dealing with change!)
Here’s a 10 minute audio clip I created with some tips for those of you living with someone abusive during Covid-19…being home all day in a hostile environment can be quite stressful so I wanted to offer some ideas and encouragement.
Many of us take the idea of love for granted. We think we want it (love, that is). We try to get it. We imagine the form we want it in, and we imagine how happy we’d be if only we could find another to meet […]
Are you getting enough help?
One of my favorite things to teach people is to delegate.
This is important if you have a business, and it’s also important for your personal life…whether it’s getting help with walking your dog, organizing your house, running errands, or taking care of your children at […]
When I read this poignant account of the author’s experiences with her psychoanalyst, I knew I wanted to post it as a guest post on my blog! I’m grateful to the author for allowing me to do so and hope you will enjoy this as […]
Conflicts and anxieties about rivalry and competitiveness
Are you a perfectionist? Competitive? Afraid of what people would think if they saw or knew the “real” you?
You may be more anxious and/or conflicted than you know!
Symptoms of anxiety such as
- fear of social situations,
- panic attacks,
- or […]
Do emotions tend to get out of control in your family?
Do people in your home trigger or escalate each other just when they both need the most support?
Does a family member yell at you when you’re hurt or scared?
You might need to learn how to break cycles […]
Here’s a treat for those of you parents out there…a special guest post from my colleague Michelle Halle, LCSW:
Use These 3 Parenting Skills: Your Kids will Love Themselves (and You) For it
Is it something you can foster in […]