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Change: Why It Can Be So Hard

For everyone, there are things we would like to do more of, or do less of, or do differently. Whether it is eating healthy, or stopping smoking, or being more patient, or ending your marriage, or changing careers. Professionals working with clients on any type of change realize that change is a marathon and not a [...]

By | August 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

10 Jokes About Psychotherapy

We all could use a good laugh at times...remember humor can be the best therapy. So why not highlight some great jokes about therapists. Enjoy! 1. How many psychotherapists does it take to change a light bulb? - None, the light bulb will change itself when it’s ready. - Just one: as long as the light [...]

By | July 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Valentine’s Day Is Approaching, Let’s Talk About A Different, More Important V Word…Vulnerability

In Brene Brown’s book Daring Greatly: How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent and Lead, she describes vulnerability as “uncertainty, risk and emotional exposure.” How often do you find yourself having a conversation on a superficial level? How often do you expose only your “happy” self to the world? How [...]

By | February 9th, 2016|0 Comments

A New Year, A New You: Viewing Therapy From A Public Health Model

What comes to mind when you think of therapy? Is it lying on a couch week after week exploring your childhood? Do you think of disorders and mental health diagnoses? We can look towards the traditional “pathology model” for these stereotypes. Historically therapy has been driven by the “medical model,” that of evaluating and diagnosing pathology. [...]

By | January 5th, 2016|0 Comments

What Your Therapist Wants You To Know

Check out my quotes in this slideshow on Healthgrades "13 Things Your Therapist Wants You To Know." My quotes were taken from this top 10 list of what I believe is important for you to know before beginning therapy. 1. It’s okay to shop around. The relationship with your therapist is a significant part of therapy, [...]

By | July 18th, 2013|1 Comment