Let’s talk about adult attachment!

Let’s talk about adult attachment!

Let’s talk about adult attachment! Similar to the way that we attach to our primary caregivers as infants, there are four attachment styles that we may exhibit in our adult romantic relationships or in our adult friendships – secure, preoccupied, avoidant,...
Getting through Mother’s Day without a mom

Getting through Mother’s Day without a mom

Written by Rachel Chistyakov, AMFT #108692 I lost my mother to suicide 10 years ago, when I was a teenager. I think about her daily and I always miss her presence in my life, but this pain is definitely amplified on Mother’s Day. Seeing pictures of my friends with...
Monday Motivation

Monday Motivation

Make things happen! Seize the day! You’ve heard the pep talk before. How do you motivate yourself to get up Monday morning and be productive? The weekend allowed you to relax and regroup, so that you may return to work refreshed. Start Mondays from a new vantage...
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

I live in sunny California, but even here when the days get shorter I notice people’s energy level, mood and productivity goes down. Therapy Helps! According to Mayo Clinic ‘Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that’s related to...