Mental Health Tip of the Day: Challenge unhealthy thoughts

When we believe that our emotions are a reality, we are victim to emotional reasoning. We disregard all evidence contrary to the thought/emotion we have as a result of this cognitive distortion. I feel that I am worthless; therefore, I must be worthless. I feel lonely; therefore, no one cares abo...

6 Things a Therapist Wants You to Know About Therapy

Just about anyone could benefit from talking to a therapist about relationship issues, worries, life changes, or setting goals. Therapy is not just for those with severe depression, anxiety, or other mental health challenges. As a therapist, here are six things I want you to know about therapy: ...

How to Cope in a Crisis

We all experience some form of adversity or trauma throughout our lives – the loss of a loved one, serious illness, separation and/or divorce, or currently, the global pandemic known as the Coronavirus (COVID-19), for example. In times like this, it is reasonable to feel overwhelmed, sad, or wo...

Jumping to Conclusions: The Relationship Kryptonite

You are driving down the street minding your own business when suddenly someone cuts you off.  All of a sudden, you feel that little twinge. You know what twinge I am talking about.  It is that split second when your temperature starts to elevate, heart rate increases, and muscles get tense. On...