Beyond Limitations

Have you ever had doubts about yourself? Your ability to do well in school or at work, to have a healthy relationship, to make smart decisions and to live a happy life? If so, you’re not alone. History… Read More

MASKS

As we move through the COVID-19 pandemic, hardly a day goes by without some public mention of masks.  You are hereby invited to take a minute to think about masks in general; not just as an item of… Read More

HEALTH ANXIETY

Are you excessively anxious about your health, to the point that it makes you feel exhausted, depressed or panicked? Is it affecting your quality of life? If so, you are not alone. With the coming of the COVID-19… Read More

Parents vs. Kids

it goes without saying that every child wants and needs to have a mom and dad to respect and admire. Someone who is strong and mature, self-controlled and decisive, and who will look after them. Kids don’t want… Read More

Stubbornness

“If you were as smart as you think you are, you wouldn’t be able to tolerate being around someone like me.” For several years, a married couple – call them Doug and Helen – came regularly for help… Read More

Who Owns Your Brain?

I recently conducted a session with a new client and his wife in which the gentleman expressed outrage about what is happening in America today. He said that the feeling of outrage is affecting his thinking and his… Read More

Compassion Fatigue

Before becoming a therapist, the term ‘compassion fatigue’ was unknown to me. It seems self-explanatory: exhaustion as a result of caring for the critical needs of one or more persons over a long period of time. Obviously, it… Read More

Motivating Yourself!

Motivational speakers. They’re everywhere. YouTube, podcasts, television. Men, women, old, young, disabled, physically fit, people of all backgrounds. It’s not a bad idea to listen to these people. You can learn a lot from them. However, consider how… Read More

MOTIVATION

“How many psychologists does it take to change a light bulb? Just one. But the light bulb has to really want to change.” In my therapy practice I encounter lots of people who are not motivated to change a… Read More

BITTERNESS

Poorly managed stress can lead to early-onset memory loss and even dementia. This claim is not a mere opinion. It is factual, and it is based on reliable research. If you wish to live a long and happy… Read More