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My Approach to Therapy

My approach to psychotherapy is grounded in my belief that we are all doing the best we can at any given moment.  But when our best at a given time falls below our self-expectations, we can be left feeling confused, sad, afraid, angry and ashamed.  My curiosity lies in determining

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Couples Therapy

Couples therapy is a step towards improving your relationship and your life. A healthy relationship, in which each partner feels loved, understood and supported, is intimately tied to one’s overall life satisfaction. The converse is true as well: an unhappy relationship can impact all areas of one’s life. It adds

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Presentations and Workshops

Collaborating with organizations and groups is a passion of mine. I have conducted presentations and workshops for mental health professionals, non-profit organizations, groups re-entering the workforce, allied health professionals, teachers, and trainees. Topics have included: Promoting resilience after trauma The impact of trauma on youth Money and psychotherapy: helping clinicians

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Curiosity: An Essential Part of Love

I first saw this YouTube Clip of the Still Face Experiment when I attended the Emotionally Focused Therapy Summit in NYC in 2013:   I couldn’t get it out of my mind.  I ended up watching it maybe 15 times and sharing it with friends and colleagues. In the clip

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Clinical Supervision

Becoming and being a therapist isn’t easy! There is so much to track and manage: our own feelings and reactions, the needs and emotions of our clients, along with all the external factors that influence us. But, like almost everything else in life, we can increase our capacity and skill

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Order of Operations: Getting It Right With Your Partner

I have been using the phrase ‘order of operations’ lately with the couples I treat.  If you recall, order of operations refers to a set of rules regarding which math procedure to apply to a math problem and in what order to complete each procedure.  You may not have used

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