Category Archives: Depression

The Holiday Season: Strategies for Coping When you are Feeling Less Than Cheerful

This time of year there are images of family and holiday “cheer” all around us.  I started seeing Christmas decorations at my local CVS the day after Halloween, so the season as it were, seems to be several months long. … Continue reading

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Resilience can be learned, cultivated, and practiced.

There’s a line is a song by Pink: “We’re not broken just bent” that always strikes a resonant chord deep within me.  The song is all about a couple who is going through rough times and the perspective of the … Continue reading

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Social Media’s affect on self perception

The idea of having a quick and relatively easy way to both find and reconnect with friends and colleagues sounds harmless. And for some, perhaps it is. However, here’s my experience that I later started to observe in my clients, … Continue reading

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The Body as an Emotional Barometer

How often have I heard a new client say to me something like, “I don’t know. All of the sudden I felt this wave of panic and my heart started racing, I felt dizzy, and I felt like I was … Continue reading

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Personal Growth is Not a Linear Process.

My experience, both personally and professionally, has shown me that it is a “combing through” of tangles in our lives that leads to lasting change. We often desire an easier and less painful process, but when we are really in … Continue reading

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