Leave the Canoe: Outgrowing Your Defense Mechanisms
May 27, 2021
Defense mechanisms get a bad rap, but what are they really? Defense mechanisms are often misunderstood,...
Harry Potter and the Journey through Trauma
May 13, 2021
Whenever someone asks me about my approach to therapy, I talk about therapy in terms...
A Picture of Resilience
May 3, 2021
One of my favorite things about being a therapist is witnessing the miracle of individual resilience....
Tips on Recovering and Hoping in the Midst of Childhood Emotional Neglect
November 28, 2018
How we were cared for as infants and children, has a disproportionate effect on how we...
Sexual Trauma: Recognizing Signs for Parents
November 8, 2018
A Guide for Parents Sexual trauma doesn’t discriminate, and can happen to any kid in any...
Sexual Trauma: What It Teaches the Survivor
November 2, 2018
Sexual trauma is devastating in countless ways, and while many of the wounds are unique to...
Sexual Trauma: Shame
October 29, 2018
When it comes to therapy, one of the things I am most passionate about is exploring...
Transgenerational Trauma: Is It Possible to Inherit Trauma & Stress?
October 11, 2018
Perhaps you have parents who have immigrated to America from another country or parents who have...
Part One: Understanding Sexual Trauma
September 11, 2018
Sexual Trauma: What is it? A topic that has been considered taboo for centuries is finally...
You’ve Got to Feel It to Heal It: Learning to Cope with Difficulty
July 26, 2018
It is a natural human tendency to want to avoid, minimize, or eliminate painful feelings, thoughts,...