What I’m Reading Right Now

I am reading Emotional Freedom by Judith Orloff, MD. I’m about halfway through and have already recommended it two clients who I know will love it. Dr. Orloff taps into spirituality, intuition, and dreams to complement traditional cognitive and behavioral approaches to changing negative thoughts and feelings. I suggest you add it to your reading […]

Dream Big

I really enjoy being a therapist. Yes, it’s hard work, but generally very gratifying. I love getting to know my clients and their life stories. Everyone is unique and interesting and it is truly a gift to be apart of my Clients’ lives. Many years ago I worked at a non-profit agency with adolescents who […]

How to get the most out of therapy

  Therapy is a big investment of time and money. We also know it is a lot of work and can have a huge payoff. Here are a few suggestions for getting the most out of therapy.   Keep your appointments: It seems obvious, but many people are inconsistent with their attendance and don’t make therapy […]

Want to be Happier?

Would you like to be happier? Many people are seeking the keys to happiness. It’s an interesting subject and much has been studied and written about it. I have been reading The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin. More on that in another post (I’m almost finished). Today I enjoyed this short article on the subject. […]

You can control your feelings

I say this often to clients.  Some are surprised; they don’t believe me. Some people are under the false impression that feelings “just happen” and we have no control over them. Actually the way you feel is determined by what you think. And it is very possible to change the way you think. It can […]

Facebook

Most of us know the ups and downs of Facebook by now. It’s a fun and easy way to connect with friends or old classmates. Unfortunately, it frequently contributes to relationship problems and hurt feelings, too. I’ve seen this time and again in my practice. The research supports this as well. And of course there […]