Posts Tagged "therapy"

Travel Anxiety

Travel Anxiety

Holiday season is one of the busiest times to travel. Whether you are visiting family or going on vacation pre-trip anxiety can affect event the healthiest of us. Common Reasons: Taking time off work Boarding Pets Scheduling transportation and accommodations Learn more
Private Practice Psychotherapy Interview

Private Practice Psychotherapy Interview

Every semester I have a student who emails me with a request to interview me about what it’s like to have a private practice. I thought I would publish my answers in hopes to help others who are considering interview Learn more
“pain is unavoidable, suffering is optional”

“pain is unavoidable, suffering is optional”

What we do during time of distress helps us become stronger during adversity. Three common approaches and examples compliments of trauma-recovery.ca Fight  Crying Hands in fists, desire to punch, rip Flexed/tight jaw, grinding teeth, snarl Fight in eyes, glaring, fight Learn more
Top reasons to try therapy at least once

Top reasons to try therapy at least once

Create self awareness – aren’t you curious about how people perceive you No Judgment – feel free to express yourself without censorship and discover hidden issues Unbiased advice Learn self regulation and new ways of thinking Yoga for your mind Learn more
5 Common phobias

5 Common phobias

For people who suffer from phobias, Halloween can be an extremely anxiety producing day. List of common phobias: Acrophobia – Fear of Heights Arachnophobia – Fear of Spiders Ophidiophobia – Fear of Snakes Agoraphobia – Fear of being in a Learn more
The Conversation Hijacker

The Conversation Hijacker

Definition:  when one person seizes or takes over a conversation that belongs to someone else. Are you one?! Once you spot it you can navigate around it. Identify if you would like to give the floor to the other person Learn more
Is it o.k. to be seen in public alone?

Is it o.k. to be seen in public alone?

Try Spending the Day Alone People are staying single longer and even those that are married tend to be more autonomous than previous generations. I work with clients that refuse to run errands or go out to dinner alone. They Learn more
Today is a great day to start a journal

Today is a great day to start a journal

Journaling is something we all think about doing but somehow don’t get around to. Maybe it’s not knowing what to write or the daily commitment is overwhelming, well today all of that is going to change. I am encouraging you Learn more
Monday Marriage Tip

Monday Marriage Tip

Monday Marriage Tip…compliment your partner. According to Gottman research a healthy relationship has a 5:1 ratio. Five positive to one negative comment. Infuse your relationship with compliments and you both will benefit. This act of kindness increases serotonin for both Learn more
The Power of Visualization

The Power of Visualization

I recently came across a book called The Brain That Changes Itself by Norman Doidge. One of the things the author discusses is the power of visualization. Experiments done with basketball players showed that players that sat on the bench but Learn more
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