Creativity in the time of COVID

Creativity in the time of COVID

In the current state of our nation, I would guess that everyone’s focus is on their immediate necessities--food, water, health and safety, making sure we limit contact with others to slow the spread of this illness. As Maslow’s hierarchy shows, these are at the...

Parenting during COVID

Parenting during COVID

The Longest Shortest Time If you’re a parent, you probably know about the phenomenon, “The Longest Shortest Time”...It’s the first several years of your child’s life when the days feel SO long but the years fly by--and suddenly your newborn baby has grown into a...

Take 5: How to create space by taking time

Take 5: How to create space by taking time

Take 5: How to create space by taking time It’s amazing the kind of space that a little bit of time creates. I write this following the transition from working 40 hours at an inpatient hospital (read: no holidays!) to joining this practice. This morning, after taking...

Understanding Insurance

Understanding Insurance

Understanding Insurance is really complex and can be challenging when you’re trying to seek mental health counseling. Below I provide some bullet points based on our practices experience with insurance companies. I’ve also included the Pros/Cons of using insurance. ...

Choosing a Therapist: 8 Things to Consider

Choosing a Therapist: 8 Things to Consider

Choosing a Therapist can be really difficult, time consuming, and can lead to you throwing in the towel and settling. Here is a list of 8 Things to Consider while you're exploring your options.      Are they Available when you are Available?  Therapists have...

3 Ways Counseling and Massages are Similar

3 Ways Counseling and Massages are Similar

You may be wondering how are massages and counseling similar? In all my years of doing therapy I never connected the two but they are very similar. About a year ago I started to commit to getting a monthly massage from one of those membership places that I won’t name....

Parent Guilt

Parent Guilt

Guilt as a parent, starts with the very conception of our children and continues to grow with the child. The weight of the guilt can seep into every aspect of our lives and make us feel like we are in quicksand. This post is dedicated to any caretaker feeling the...