Coping with the pandemic that began in 2020 hasn’t been easy for therapists or their clients. The advent of telehealth and online therapy changed a lot about the way therapy is done. The intimacy of being in the same room, the ability to pick up the nuance of every facial expression and body movement, and the lack of environmental distractions you get
Most mental health practitioners have had clients who come to them because of fear and phobias, or perhaps reveal them as they progress into and through treatment. Snakes, mice, heights, flying, public speaking, cats, and dogs are just some of the provoking factors that turn otherwise balanced clients into anxious, disturbed, and frantic creatures.
In general, parents look forward to the time of life when the “nest” is empty, but for many parents this time can be extremely upsetting. When a person’s purpose in life has revolved around the well being of a child for 18 years or more, there are many challenges to letting that younger person leave the family home. It’s not unusual to see parents come
Ahhhh…the bliss of that first meeting of the ones we choose to be with! Whether it’s a loving partnership, a friendship, or even a reunion with family members we used to know so well, things don’t always remain in that blissful state as relationships go through their cycles.
One of the biggest obstacles to relationship harmony
Shadow parts are like the blind spots in our rear view mirror. One moment