Yesterday I attended a service to remember those who died this year while homeless. 39 men and women were memorialized. The youngest two (in their 20’s) were brothers who I knew briefly through my work at EHC’s youth shelter. Through a sad set of circumstances the older brother died earlier this year and his younger brother died just this month. […]
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