4 Mindfulness Techniques to Help Manage Anxiety

“Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.” — Deepak Chopra Anxiety shows up in a lot of different ways and can have a severe impact on daily life. The sensations and thoughts...

They Don’t Have To Hit You For It To Be Abuse

Does this sounds familiar? *The following is a composite, not a specific account.  request free consultation Dear Diary, I just want someone to understand me.  I want to feel like I’m enough. “An abuser isn’t abusive 24/7. They usually demonstrate positive character...

When New Year’s Resolutions Go Bad

It’s New Year’s Eve, 2016 and time to make those annual resolutions. You know, the ones you will break one week from now? Or at least that’s the way it always worked for me. The problem, I finally figured out, is that resolutions are typically based...

7 Common Myths About Depression

Depression affects 10% of people in America and about half of all college students report feeling so depressed at some point that they have trouble functioning. It’s becoming the “acceptable” mental health diagnosis but there are still many...

My “Why” for Doing Trauma Therapy

I was interviewed by Guy Macpherson of The Trauma Therapist Project this week about my “why” for becoming a trauma therapist. I was honored to join the ranks of some of my mentors who have also been interviewed by Guy, including Dr. Janina Fisher and...