How to Deal with Anxiety and Be More Assertive in Your Relationships

In the simplest terms, to assert oneself is to be able to identify and express one’s needs to another person. And while this quality may come naturally to some people, many find it much more difficult to practice and deal with anxiety around it.  This often comes up during relationship counseling sessions in our office. [...]

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Achieve Your Goals with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

When I work with people in therapy who are unsatisfied with their lives and feel stuck, a question that I often ask is, “Do you feel worthy of living the life you want?” Why do I ask that? Well, I think many of us get in our own way because we don’t feel as though [...]

How Therapy Can Help with FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)

Ideally you can be good at being alone and being with other people, and enjoy and have time for both.  A lot can get in the way of this, especially if you don’t feel like you can comfortably be yourself when you are with other people, or being alone scares you. Sometimes it feels like [...]

How Do I Choose a Therapist?

As a therapist, I frequently get asked how to find a good therapist. I always wish I had a simple answer to share, but the truth is that choosing a therapist can be a bit of a process, especially for people who have never been to therapy before. It doesn’t help that therapists are often [...]

How to Make the Right Decision

The title of this blog post is misleading. While I am asked many times by my clients about how to make the right decision, I ultimately share that from my perspective there is no “right” decision - only the decision (or choice, as I prefer) that you make and all of the good and bad [...]

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