All the things we never say… Couples Corner
1.”Hey, honey. How was your day?” The baby is crying. The toddler is babbling, and seeing him yells “Daddy!” “Fine,” she says. 2. He opens the door slowly, almost grudgingly, walks in tentatively. She is hunched over the sink, staring at a mound of dishes and then turns to glance around at the toys and…Read More
Couples Counseling: Squash the Stigma
One of the difficult things about being a counselor is that, due to the ethical rules about dual relationships, I can’t counsel family and friends. As a result, I get a lot of requests for referrals from those who know me socially. Who should I go to for counseling for my anxiety? Where can I…Read More
I’ll never forget the day I learned there was a name for it— for the torturous, endless way my mind had replayed reels of horrible things happening to the tiny life I was suddenly responsible for, my heart racing and my palms sweating in the middle of the night when I couldn’t stop imagining myself…Read More
What are your New Year’s Resolution Blockers?
You’ve met them. They’re the shady characters huddled up in the corners of your mind mumbling, “Who do you think you are?,” “I’m sorry, You think you can do what???,” “Twenty bucks says she won’t make it to February!” The tricky thing is that, while New Year’s Resolutions are the stuff of small talk, no…Read More