Depression is an illness; it is not a choice. So, advice such as” just snap out of it” feels infuriating to those suffering. Understand that a depressed person is trying to feel better and they may be just trying to figure out a way to… Read More »What Every Depressed Person Wants You To Understand
Do you struggle to stop or slow down the thoughts in your head? Does it feel like your mind just cannot stop racing? Are your thoughts often irrational but despite your awareness of this your thoughts persist? If yes, you may be suffering from Obsessive… Read More »Obsessive Thoughts and Compulsive Behaviors (OCD)
Do you find that you will do almost anything to avoid confrontation? Does the thought of having to speak to another person whether an acquaintance, friend or stranger send you into a panic? Perhaps you have been described as shy but this intense desire to… Read More »Social Anxiety Disorder
Do you feel that no matter where you go toxic people seem to find you? Perhaps, you find yourself in repeated situations where people seem to be manipulating you, leaving you feeling wronged and doubting if anyone has sincere intentions. After a while, being surrounded… Read More »How to Stop Attracting Toxic People
Do you cringe at the idea of displeasing someone? Would you rather do what is asked of you because the idea of any possible confrontation makes your skin crawl? Does “’NO” seem the hardest word to say? If you answered “yes” to these questions you… Read More »Does “No” Seem To be The Hardest Word To Say ?
Some of us are fortunate to come into this world with healthy parents who can meet our emotional and physical needs. However, sometimes that is not the case, and this article is written for those less fortunate. When we grow up in an environment that… Read More »Stop Parenting Yourself the Way you were Parented
I work with many clients who come to me feeling very frustrated because they are not able to feel fulfilled in their relationships. They are seeking someone to listen, validate and support them and no matter what they feel this is just not happening. They… Read More »Is There a Narcissist in Your Life?
Do you find yourself in a never-ending pattern of being in relationships where you do all the giving and your partner does all the taking? Are you attracted to, or attracting people who are not capable of managing their own life? Are you consistently the… Read More »Stop Rescuing Everyone Else but Yourself
Many individuals struggle with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and report feeling very frustrated with their inability to stop their ruminating thoughts. The impact on one’s life can be mild to quite severe. One of the first things I have noticed as a clinician working with… Read More »Types of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder