The Many Faces of Anxiety
Anxiety is often seen as a collective ball. An all-encompassing state of being that you either have or don’t have. But in reality, there are [read more]
Grass is Greener Syndrome: The Starvation of Needs
‘Grass is Greener’ Syndrome is no joke. People often regard this issue with a quick wave of the hand — “Oh, you always think the [read more]
Can Talking to Friends Really Replace Therapy?
I have to admit, as a therapist with many years of training, and still aiming to improve my work every day, it always frustrates me [read more]
Fear of Flying: A Focused Approach
Fear of flying is a difficult phobia to treat with conventional therapy techniques. Therapists often attempt to treat this phobia with standard cognitive-behavioral techniques, but [read more]
The ‘Grass is Greener’ Syndrome
How many times have we heard the cliche, “The grass is always greener on the other side?” While the overuse of this phrase has mostly [read more]
12-Steps to Creating Motivation When Depressed
Creating motivation when feeling depressed can be one of the most difficult things a person can do. An episode of depression can be physically and [read more]
Are Rebound Relationships Doomed?
Rebound relationships can be quite intense. It’s often the case that the longer the previous relationship, the more intense the rebound. Why does this happen? [read more]
Why am I scared to meet new people??
“My close friend, my only real friend, invited me out for dinner last week. I was so excited because I hadn’t been out in over [read more]
Fear of Flying: Air Travel is Returning
For people who are afraid of flying, the pandemic has possibly provided a bit of a reprieve from travel. Now, with vaccinations steadily making their [read more]
Are High Expectations Sabotaging your Relationships?
Is it bad to have high expectations? Not necessarily. There’s nothing wrong with having certain standards for your life and for your relationships, as long [read more]
Grass is Greener Syndrome: Euphoric Memories and Craving
'Grass is Greener' syndrome is a really tough and paralyzing cycle for many people who struggle with this issue. It can make people feel that [read more]
Are You Overwhelmed?
Almost everyone's mental health has been impacted from the turn life has taken in the last few months. As things were, life was already stressful [read more]
Living with Risk: Emerging from COVID-19 Quarantine
When living in a life full of daily routines, it can be somewhat easy to forget that we actually are surrounded by risks every day. [read more]
I Have Nothing to Say Today, Should I Still Go to Therapy?
Spoiler alert: Yes, you should still go. (compiled scenario to protect confidentiality): I was having one of those days where it just felt like everything [read more]
Here’s the scene: You have two options, possibly narrowed down from a larger set of options, or maybe it was always two. Both have their [read more]
Fear of Flying: Why “Knowing” Isn’t Enough
Fear of flying and flying anxiety is a very common struggle for many people. One of my specialties is helping people overcome fear of flying [read more]
I’m a Therapist: Here is What Annoys Me…
It really takes a lot to get on my nerves as a therapist. In fact, there are very few things that would actually annoy me [read more]