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...
Tampa Therapy Approach to Treatment

Tampa Therapy Approach to Treatment

There are different options when it comes to therapy. If you’ve never seen a therapist before, you might be wondering what the experience is like. I think (and in my experience talking with people who have never been in therapy) most individuals have the classic...
Mentally Preparing for Thanksgiving

Mentally Preparing for Thanksgiving

It is that time of the year again.  In one week, American families across the country will have already celebrated Thanksgiving.  When most of us picture this holiday in our minds, we think of time with family and friends, everyone sitting around the table, and plates...
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