The Psychological Abuse of Gaslighting

The Psychological Abuse of Gaslighting

In the past year or so, the term gaslighting has received an increase in attention and use. So what exactly is it? Gaslighting is a form of psychological manipulation that creates doubt in the person who is the recipient of the abuse. The term itself is rooted in a...
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...
Social Anxiety: Distressing, but Highly Treatable

Social Anxiety: Distressing, but Highly Treatable

Would you describe yourself as someone who has trouble communicating and feeling comfortable in social situations?  If so, it is possible you may struggle with social anxiety.  Now, let us be more clear: there is a difference between feeling a little bit nervous in a...