Anxiety Treatment

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Finding A Therapist You Trust

One of the most important things when managing anxiety and depression is finding a good treatment therapist. Coping with mental health stressors or issues can be traumatic enough without feeling unsafe and unsupported in your fight by the people who are supposed to be giving you the tools to win the battle. A “good” treatment [...]

Finding A Therapist You Trust 2018-03-16T14:13:21+00:00

Practice Acceptance of Your Emotional or Physical Pain

The concept of accepting pain is one that is always a tough one to explain to people. Almost immediately their reaction is something like “What are you talking about? Why would I accept my pain and suffering?” Often people who have this reaction are confusing acceptance with approval. Acceptance does not mean approval. Acceptance does [...]

Practice Acceptance of Your Emotional or Physical Pain 2018-03-16T14:13:21+00:00

Pain – The Great Change Motivator

Sometimes I get a call or an email from someone who is interested in beginning therapy. We talk, they tell me a bit about their situation, we set up an appointment, and they cancel. We try again and they cancel. At that point, I know they're not going to start therapy and I know why: [...]

Pain – The Great Change Motivator 2018-03-16T14:13:23+00:00

4 Tips for Getting through Divorce

Divorce is painful.  There’s no getting around it.  Whether you were the one who initiated it or not, it is still likely be one of the most painful periods in your life.  These tips are for getting through the first month or two after it’s decided that you’re getting divorced. 1.   Be kind to yourself and [...]

4 Tips for Getting through Divorce 2018-03-16T14:13:24+00:00

Meditation: Your Daily Dose of Vitamin Calm

Why meditate?  Well my answer would be, why not?  You have nothing to lose and everything to gain.  I often encourage my patients to meditate.  It’s great for relaxation, stress reduction, decreasing anxiety, and calming yourself down at bedtime.  At the very least, meditation does all of these and, at the most, it does so [...]

Meditation: Your Daily Dose of Vitamin Calm 2018-03-16T14:13:24+00:00