1. What Men Need to Hear About Therapy

    Once upon a time, I took a trip for private practice owners to Colorado. This was a conference to help therapists who own their own private practice grow and network.  I was lucky enough to meet TONS of rad therapists/owners but a small group of us created a special bond. We had WAY too much fun dr…Read More

  2. Be Vulnerable

    In our society today, we have been conditioned to believe that being vulnerable is a bad thing.  That if we are out of our comfort zone we are anxious and fearful. One of our favorite speakers and authors, Brené Brown, discusses how vulnerability can change your life positively, in her book “The…Read More

  3. Supporting Your Loved One Through Anxiety and Depression

    Depression and anxiety disorders are on the rise, but that does not mean you know who is struggling with one.  More often than not, people struggling with depression don’t show clear signs. They may look like they are really enjoying life and constantly make you laugh.   Because of the “outer…Read More

  4. What is Depression?

    What is depression? The most common mental disorder in the world, one in five Americans will experience depression in their lifetime. Depression should not be defined as just being very sad, because it is so much more than that. Think of sadness that is overwhelming and won’t go away for weeks. Wh…Read More

  5. Creative Ideas for Improving Communication in Your Relationship

    Whether conducted in the United States or far off lands, many surveys find the number one reason for divorce is poor communication. Beyond having different communication styles, issues often arise when both partners are not comfortable talking about their feelings. The good news is, talking about fe…Read More

  6. 5 Ways to Recharge Your Energy After a Rough Day

    Few things zap your energy the way a stressful day can. Stress is known to reduce our levels of serotonin and dopamine, neurotransmitters that play an important role in our mood, energy and motivation. After a difficult day, you might be tempted to lounge on the couch watching TV until it’s time t…Read More

  7. 7 Self-Care Strategies for the Workplace

    Many of us think of “the workday” as starting the moment we set foot in our place of work, but it actually begins the moment we open our eyes. Beginning our day mindfully and extending that sense of being present into our workday can make a significant difference in how productive we are and how…Read More

  8. Take Responsibility for How You Feel

    There is one sentence I preach to all my clients: “You are responsible for how you feel.” Part of the break down in today’s culture is everyone is finding something to blame for their own emotional state. “He cheated on me, so I’m crushed.” “She irritates me.” “If I had a boyfriend…Read More