Get the most out of social media

The holidays are rife with opportunities to engage with social media. For many, Instagram and Facebook offer a fun way to share the events of our lives with friends and relatives. But for people who struggle with depression or social isolation, they can also contribute to mental health challenges. In a recent Huffington Post article, [...]

By |2017-12-15T16:15:07-07:00December 15th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Go to therapy, even when you’re feeling good

If the thought of not using your therapy time as efficiently as your work time makes you nervous, you’re not alone. Many people begin therapy in times of crisis, when problems get to be so large and all-consuming that they need an outlet. Much of those early sessions are spent dissecting an issue, concentrating on [...]

By |2017-11-06T14:29:04-07:00November 3rd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Use CBT to Think Positively About Yourself

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (or CBT) can help you re-frame your thoughts to be more positive, which in turn can help you make lasting changes in your life. CBT techniques have proven particularly helpful for people struggling with depression, anxiety, or low self-esteem but anyone can use it. It’s time to stop being your own worst [...]

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 [...]