Visualization: Seeing Yourself to Success

Visualization: Seeing Yourself to Success

There are many strategies that can be used to help build positive thinking, confidence, and ultimately, to lead you to success. One such strategy is visualization. Visualization is used in many different types of practices, but it is commonly connected with guided...
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...
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...
Overcoming Stress and Anxiety Related to Current Events

Overcoming Stress and Anxiety Related to Current Events

Times are changing. Society is changing. Politics is changing.  The world around us is changing.  Regardless of your stance on certain issues, many people have recently been affected by the news and current domestic and international events.  As a psychologist,...
Back to the Basics: Starting with Emotions

Back to the Basics: Starting with Emotions

  Whether we want them to be or not, emotions are incredibly important aspects of being alive.  Emotions propel us into action or inaction; they drive our behavior and are the lifeblood of all things we do.  More simply put, what we feel is directly correlated to...
New Year’s Resolutions: The Time for Change

New Year’s Resolutions: The Time for Change

With today being New Year’s Eve, many are thinking about what they would like to change or have different in 2017.  The idea of resolutions is one that should be applauded and supported; after all, what better time to commit to making important changes in your...