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...
Assertiveness: Saying “No” When It Matters

Assertiveness: Saying “No” When It Matters

We all have experienced times where we have felt obligated to do something or go somewhere despite our true interests and preferences.  Perhaps you can recall instances where you were feeling down and did not want to go anywhere, but did so anyway to accompany someone...