The Mind-Body Relationship

I am often asked how I came to practice psychotherapy from a mind-body perspective. During my time in graduate school there was a minor focus on holistic approaches to mental health but it was definitely not emphasized. Mindfulness practices were also not mainstream as they were still in the process [...]

2019-03-13T18:18:13+00:00March 12th, 2019|

Life Is Not a Problem to Be Solved

“Life is not a problem to be solved, it is a mystery to be experienced.” - Rainer Maria Rilke What is the real goal of therapy? People often seek a therapist during moments of sadness, emptiness, fear, confusion and/or frustration. There may be a desperation to “fix” the uncomfortable thoughts, feelings [...]

2019-01-18T23:02:47+00:00January 18th, 2019|

Authenticity and Intimacy

If I only had a few words to summarize how I view my role as a therapist, I would say I am a facilitator of authenticity and intimacy. Authenticity is our ability to be our true selves, to connect to our own feelings, beliefs, values and desires. A young child [...]

2018-07-16T23:45:59+00:00July 16th, 2018|