Often we hear that TV and movies can be bad for our mental health. As a therapist, I disagree and believe that sometimes it can be very helpful to us when and if used in appropriate and intentional ways. To learn what I mean by this, keep reading.
As a therapist, I’m a big fan of bibliotherapy or, in other words, the therapeutic power of a good book. Today I share my all-time favorites with you to help you discover your calling, find your tribe and heal your soul. Happy reading!
The holidays can be a challenging time if you spend it with family who may ignore, cross, or disrespect your boundaries. If this is an annual challenge you face around the holidays, here’s how you can support yourself in learning about and holding better boundaries with family and with others.
There can often be a lot of pressure from individuals and communities for someone to forgive their abuser. And this pressure can be so damaging. As a therapist, I’m here to tell you that you absolutely do not “need to forgive” your abuser and why you don’t need to.
Foundational to the work of therapy is this: being able to feel and appropriately express our feelings is the key to living a more enlivened, rich life. In today’s post, I share with you concrete tools to learn how to do this. It’s an essential read if you struggle to identify the emotions you are feeling and/or have trouble regulating how much, how little, or how you express them to others.
Did you know that there are three stages to the lifecycle of a romantic relationship? And, in my opinion as a therapist, knowing about these three stages can be a real relief in your own relationship if you’re struggling. To learn about these three stages, come on over to the blog to keep reading.