I Think vs. I Feel

  Several years ago, I led a codependency recovery group for women who had been in abusive relationships. Instead of the usual beginning group check-in, I decided to have the participants say only their name and how they felt in that very moment. As each individual struggled to find [...]

2018-04-12T14:30:40+00:00April 11th, 2018|

Clearing the Clutter

Every Chinese New Year my teacher assigns Clearing Your Clutter with Feng Shui, by Karen Kingston, to bring our attention to those parts of our lives that may be disorganized, stagnant or neglected. Even though the book is feng shui-themed, one does not need to follow feng shui in order [...]

2018-06-07T20:23:56+00:00March 13th, 2018|

Mothers and Daughters

“Probably there is nothing in human nature more resonant with charges than the flow of energy between two biologically alike bodies, one of which has lain in amniotic bliss inside the other, one of which has labored to give birth to the other. The materials are here for the [...]

2018-04-12T14:28:32+00:00February 12th, 2018|

Highlights of The Evolution of Psychotherapy Conference 2017

The Evolution of Psychotherapy Conference is held every four years (the “Olympics” for therapists… if you will) and luckily it takes place right in my backyard. Many of the great minds and hearts in the profession travel to this conference, sharing their research, writings and overall wisdom. I always [...]

2018-01-06T00:07:39+00:00January 5th, 2018|

Holiday Humor

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, [...]

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