Results in Therapy: How it Works and Your Role

Results in Therapy: How it Works and Your Role

If you have never been in therapy before, or are not at all familiar with the therapy process, it is a natural thought and question to want to know “how long before I will see results?”  Each week, I am asked this question when new patients call to learn about my...
Psychotherapy with a REAL Trauma Therapist – Part 3

Psychotherapy with a REAL Trauma Therapist – Part 3

Part 3: What to Expect in Therapy with a REAL Trauma Therapist This three-part post covers why it is important to work with a real trauma therapist, what a real trauma therapist is as well as what you should look for when finding a therapist, and this week’s...
Perspective: The Difference Maker in Memories and Experiences

Perspective: The Difference Maker in Memories and Experiences

Many of us have heard of this scenario: a car accident happens in a busy intersection surrounded by pedestrians.  Depending on the corner where each pedestrian stood, bystander statements regarding how the accident transpired may be different.  What we are talking...
Different Types of Trauma: Small ‘t’ versus Large ‘T’

Different Types of Trauma: Small ‘t’ versus Large ‘T’

Trauma is a deeply disturbing event that infringes upon an individual’s sense of control and may reduce their capacity to integrate the situation or circumstances into their current reality. When most people think about trauma, they tend to think about those who...
You’re Angry? So What’s Really Going On?

You’re Angry? So What’s Really Going On?

“I feel angry.”  “But how do you really feel?”  “Angry.” Part of my work with patients involves increasing understanding of emotions and emotional responses.  A recent post that I wrote examined the importance of becoming more aware...