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.
As a therapist, I think it’s a very normal and natural experience to feel disappointed about the disconnect between where we find ourselves in life and where we thought we would be by a certain age. And this experience can have opportunities in it. To learn more, keep reading.
Bubble baths and mani/pedis are all well and good, but according to this psychotherapist, these actions are not necessarily fundamental self-care. To learn what is and why this matters so much in our growth and development, keep reading.
Many of us will have someone in our lives who struggles with their mental health. This can raise all sorts of questions like if and how we can show up for this person, what we need in order to take care of ourselves and what boundaries we may need to hold, and more. Today we explore all of these questions.
Secure attachment can lead to a greater sense of connection and fulfillment in our close and intimate relationships. But if we’re not securely attached, can we learn to be? And how do we do it? Today’s blog post answers these questions.
Complex relational trauma is a little-discussed and often misunderstood experience and cluster of mental health symptoms that may be impacting the life of the individual who has gone through such trauma. In today’s article, we dive into what this is and how to recover from complex relational trauma.