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The Value of Anger


The Value of Anger

As an emotion, anger gets a bad rap in our culture. We are supposed to avoid being angry. We associate anger with aggression, violence, domination, and oppression. People who are angry are often judged as irrational or mean, and in a gender biased way, especially if they are women. In the world of therapy, we say that someone is "reactive"...[ read more ]

Unexpected Benefits of Teletherapy?

If you have moved your practice to teletherapy to heed the call of social distancing, what are some of the benefits you've seen as a result? What unexpected results pleasantly surprised you? Check out this article and leave your comments below. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/millennial-media/201901/13-benefits-teletherapy-therapists

Benefits of Teletherapy

Clients can experience many benefits to conducting therapy online. Check out the following article and contact me if you would like to begin your therapeutic journey online. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/millennial-media/201901/14-benefits-teletherapy-clients


“Never think that you already know all. However highly you are appraised, always have the courage to say to yourself-I am ignorant.”- Ivan Pavlov

COVID-19 Social Distancing:  Challenges and Opportunities for Parenting Part 3

The spread of COVID has created a rapidly evolving situation that has drastically changed our daily lives and made planning for the immediate future both more important and harder. In Part 1 of this post, I talked about how to cope with the stress of this situation, as well as how to talk to your children about COVID and help...[ read more ]

COVID-19 Social Distancing: Challenges and Opportunities for Parenting Part 2

Our world is rapidly changing. Restaurants and stores are shuttering their doors temporarily, schools have shut down, and governments are encouraging people to shelter in place. This rapid change has brought vast changes to our daily routine and uncertainty to our future. In Part 1 of this blog, I talked about self care, how to talk to your children about...[ read more ]

COVID-19: Challenges and Opportunities for Parenting While Social Distancing Part 1

Many parents out there are scrambling as schools close and the CDC and other public health agencies are recommending social distancing to reduce the spread and impact of the COVID-19 virus in the U.S. Social distancing is an important step to keep yourself and your family safe. The Washington Post has a good visual demonstration of how social distancing helps...[ read more ]

COVID-19 Uncertain Future

"As for the future, it remains unwritten. Anything can happen, and often, we are wrong. The best we can do for the future is prepare, and savor the possibilities of what can be done today." Todd Kashdan