Shake Those Negative Feelings: Here’s How.

One of the most common phrases I hear from clients is this: “well, that’s just how I feel, and I can’t help it.” As a therapist, my first response is to validate the client’s feeling; that really is how the person is feeling, whether it’s rational or not. My second response is to challenge theContinue reading “Shake Those Negative Feelings: Here’s How.”

Before Commenting on Suicide, Please Know What You’re Talking About

I was, like so many, shocked and deeply saddened to hear of Robin William’s suicide; he was one of my favorite actors, and Hook is still one of my favorite movies. But even more shocking were some of the very misinformed reactions and statements I found on my social media feeds. Do you know thatContinue reading “Before Commenting on Suicide, Please Know What You’re Talking About”