I hope you all enjoyed a wonderful day of Thanksgiving yesterday. I am so grateful for all of you – my courageous clients and supportive colleagues and friends. Let’s continue to practice an attitude of Thanksgiving every day!
I recently finished reading Daniel Gilbert’s Stumbling on Happiness. It was a very interesting read. Dr. Gilbert explores why we wrongly predict what will make us happy.
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 list, too.
Congratulations to all of you who have gathered the courage to come to counseling! It’s an amazing journey of self-discovery.
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 were court ordered to attend […]
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 sessions a priority. Nothing slows […]
14 Ways to be Happier Right Now Action for Happiness The Happiness Project
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. I have always been fascinated […]