Calling to set up an appointment for counseling is a big deal! I know that firsthand because I am the one who answers the phones at Sound Mind Therapy a few days a week. More times than not, I hear phrases including “I have never done this before,” “I am not sure how to schedule […]
Many times I have new clients say to me, “What is Imago Therapy?” I start off by explaining that the word Imago means ideal mate. And then, let’s just say, I don’t see the “Oh, now I get it” look on their faces. So I quickly follow up with my usual explanation.
One of my favorite movies is Notting Hill. There are several reasons this movie makes my must-see list, but one comes from the moment when Julia Roberts reminds Hugh Grant that “she’s just a girl, standing in front of a boy wanting him to love her.” That resonated with me because don’t we all want […]
In our book, A New Fearless You, Cindy Smith, my co-author, and I ask the question, “When was the last time you played hide-and-seek?”
I was reading an article in Time magazine that reported in 2017, nearly 40% of college students felt so depressed during the school year that it was difficult for them to complete the year. And 61% of students said they had “felt overwhelming anxiety” in the same time period (survey conducted by American College Heath […]