One of my lifelong priorities has been to demystify the language of psychotherapy. Academic terms and jargon more often make the therapist sound impressive rather than help the patient get better. “Make it simple and down-to-earth for me,” is something I say a lot – to fellow therapists and to [...]
America's leaders betray our values of freedom and justice. https://youtu.be/kRj_v6XtIMw
The giants of adversity - and the attitude it takes to defeat them. https://youtu.be/JgvqRzEabI8
I share my perspective on the debate about local NAACP President Rachel Dolezal. https://youtu.be/UgV4J5-0sGI
The first in a series on our resp0nsibility to our wounded veterans and their families when they return home. https://youtu.be/wNcawboQI0I
Last week I had the very great pleasure of being interviewed by Dr. Guy MacPherson. Guy is a clinical psychologist and the moving force behind the West Coast Trauma Project, a website dedicated to raising awareness of trauma and helping trauma therapists thrive. “My goal with the West Coast Trauma [...]
Trauma . . . . . . can happen at any age. Healing . . . . . . often proceeds faster in a malleable child than a hardened adult.
I’m seeing several families in my practice now with adolescent sons. Adolescence is a challenging time for kids from even the healthiest of families. It’s a time when teens begin to separate from their parents and establish themselves as individuals. To successfully transition into adulthood, teens need to learn how [...]