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...
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...
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...