Holiday Humor

2018-01-06T22:19:38+00:00December 7th, 2017|

One of my favorite holiday movies growing up was National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. I am still drawn to the film around this time of year and I decided to reflect on why that may be. The most obvious reason, of course, is a fondness for classic slapstick comedy. Also, [...]

The Trauma of Infertility

2017-11-10T00:09:02+00:00November 10th, 2017|

The path to parenthood is a deeply personal one and it requires intense vulnerability for those who decide to embark on the journey. When a couple struggles to conceive, hearing the word “infertility” can be shocking, even traumatizing. The term itself is loaded with painful feelings, negative beliefs about oneself [...]

Courage and Fear

2017-11-10T00:15:26+00:00October 3rd, 2017|

“Courage is not the absence of fear. It is the perception that some things are more important to us than what we fear.” James Hollis, Swamplands of the Soul: New Life in Dismal Places What is more important to you than what you fear? Standing up for your principles? [...]

Common Myths About Therapy

2018-04-12T14:22:31+00:00September 3rd, 2017|

If you have never participated in therapy, it can be intimidating to reach out and face the unknown. Often people have misconceptions about what therapy entails, leading to unrealistic expectations and unnecessary worry or fear. The following are some of those misconceptions: Myth: Therapy is About Receiving Advice Reality: [...]

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