Reduce Teen Screen Time and Promote Exercise without a Fight October 2, 2015 . No Comments
It’s not easy to be an adolescent in today’s technologically saturated world. Being immersed in technology provides many distractions for teens that sometimes interfere with homework, ... Read More
The Healing Image: Why Your Dreams Deserve Your Respect October 1, 2015 . 1 Comment
Depth psychology often works with images and fantasies. These aren’t things we “make up,” nor are they daydreams (though those can be very pleasant). But like the dreams we have at ... Read More
What My Partner and I Learned from Our Glorious Fight September 30, 2015 . 4 Comments
For the first time in months, we breathe a bit easier. Our external stressors remain the same—aging parents, children’s needs, the demands of work, medical issues, financial concerns. ... Read More
Change Is a Choice: Nurturing Neuroplasticity in Your Life September 30, 2015 . 4 Comments
Can an old dog learn new tricks? Can we change in adulthood? Many of us struggle with this question as we make New Year’s resolutions that we fail to meet: eating healthier, exercising, ... Read More
What Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ Can Teach Us about Trauma, Part II September 29, 2015 . 5 Comments
Editor’s note: In Part I of this two-part series, we reviewed how the Pixar movie Inside Out provides a unique way to consider how the impact of trauma on our lives leads to rejection ... Read More
Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures: Anxiety vs. Epilepsy September 29, 2015 . 4 Comments
A seizure is a sudden and unexpected loss of control accompanied by abnormal body movements or convulsions, a loss of consciousness, or both. Though epileptic seizures are caused by sudden, ... Read More
The Secret to Happiness: How to Create the Life You Want September 28, 2015 . 4 Comments
“What if I never meet my soulmate? How can I ever truly be happy?” This question was raised by one brave participant in a recent “deliberate living and conscious creating” workshop ... Read More
The Power of Neuro-Linguistic Programming to Transform Trauma September 28, 2015 . 4 Comments
His name was Zack. Zack was a 150-pound, 2-year-old Newfoundland dog—my buddy. Wild at heart—at best only ever semi-domesticated—he loved nothing more than to escape from our three-quarters-of-an-acre ... Read More
Losing My Self in Your Feelings: Empathy and Identification September 25, 2015 . 6 Comments
Relationship issues and communication problems are frequent reasons many individuals and couples come to see me for therapy. One aspect of the work is to explore feelings and conflicts ... Read More
‘No’ Means Growth: Rejection in Your Professional Life September 24, 2015 . 9 Comments
Rejection isn’t fun to deal with, but it’s a universal experience in life. We experience it on a personal level with friends, lovers, and other people. And we experience it constantly ... Read More
Courage, Vulnerability, and Strength: How Therapy Empowers Us September 24, 2015 . 7 Comments
Psychotherapy can be about more than treating symptoms; it can be a path to living a more fulfilling life. People often begin therapy to alleviate symptoms—a worthy goal, to be sure. ... Read More
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October 2, 2015 .
Beginning October 1, doctors and many other health care providers will begin using a new diagnostic code system. The new code system requires much more ... Read More
October 1, 2015 .
Simple conversation cards may help doctors more effectively discuss antidepressants with people experiencing depression, which could improve patient and ... Read More
September 30, 2015 .
While both men and women may endeavor to support their partners during times of stress, women’s efforts may be more effective, a study published in Psychological ... Read More
September 30, 2015 .
Medical cannabis—or medical marijuana—may be safe and effective in moderate doses for people with chronic pain, according to a study published ... Read More
September 29, 2015 .
Even when men and women have similar work and achievements, men are more likely to be viewed as creative thinkers, according to a study published in Psychological ... Read More
October 2, 2015 .
Thank you for your letter. I am sure that it hurt your feelings, to say the least, when your husband laughed at your request to remove the woman from his Facebook friends list. I also think that, ... Read More
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September 18, 2015 .
You describe yourself as cooperative, gregarious, and caring. These are the strengths I hope you will use to help yourself and your colleagues—the old ones and the new ones—so you can work ... Read More
September 11, 2015 .
Your frustrations are not uncommon in households where one partner works outside the home and one stays at home. Feeling like you do it all, particularly if you feel as if your efforts are not ... Read More
September 4, 2015 .
I am so sorry to hear about your situation, and cannot imagine the pain you and your wife must be experiencing as she fights her battle against Read More
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