Let’s be honest. As moms, we all have that mythical image of what a perfect mother

should be. For me, she is always patient, grounded and fun. She manages her

career, motherhood, marriage, friendships with ease and she looks good doing it.

She nursed her kids for at least one y...

It’s 2:30 am in the middle of the night. You’ve just woken up to use the bathroom and simply cannot go back to sleep. The next time you look at the clock and it’s 3:15 am.  Your mind begins racing, worrying about the impact less sleep will have on your day.  You’ll be exhaus...

Introducing the heart as one of the key players in stress-reduction

Let’s start with some questions.  1) Where in your body do you feel stress? 2)  Where in your body do you feel fear? 3) Where in your body to you feel love and gratitude?  Did any of your answers include the...

Are you in a toxic relationship?  

A couple of weeks ago, I sat with a client who was expressing her heartbreak and resentment over her adult, alcoholic son.  He was planning to move in with them after his divorce.  Indefinitely, without sobriety or paying rent I might add....

Accept your pain:

It’s radical but it’s the only way through.

If you are like most of my clients accepting your pain sounds like the definition of insanity.  They say, “accept my pain?  I’ll never get better.”   Recent evidence-based practices like mindfulness and Acceptance...

February 1, 2017

The first memory I have of journaling is my mother’s. Of course. She religiously kept a journal in the 70’s and 80’s. It was just a simple notebook. The reason I remember it so clearly is that my brother and I were absolutely forbidden to touch it. Of all the naughty things...

Happy New Year! It’s New Year’s Resolution time. Perhaps you want to lose weight,

exercise more, be a better parent, wife, husband. The list goes on. As a clinical

psychologist specializing in behavioral health change and stress management, I

know it can be difficult to stick w...

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