Cursing yourself has the same visceral effect as someone else cursing you would. It wounds and creates disruption. Many don’t realize they are being harsh with themselves. But their friends and lovers do. … More Cursing Yourself: It doesn’t help!
Many people have already tried a variety of anger control strategies, and the strategies have failed, leading to a sense of powerlessness and inadequacy. Most wish that their anger would just go away, but it seems that the more they try to suppress it, ignore it, disown it, detach themselves from it or punish it, the more out of control the anger seems to become, and the more often it shows up…one must first learn not see anger as an adversary that one tries to subjugate or suppress, but as a manifestation of suffering that deserves to be acknowledged and validated. … More Anger: When Management is Not the Answer
“As a therapist, I respect whatever your beliefs are. You don’t have to believe in the same God I do, or any God, but maybe you have another idea about a higher power, something bigger than yourself that can help you.” … More Faith and Therapy
Ever since I was 4, I had a fear of heights… … More Fears and Anxieties? Try This
In midlife, you have spent more years establishing a particular lifestyle and, therefore, you have more to lose than a younger person does, when your marriage ends. How can you come out of divorce feeling positive, strong, and even free? … More Divorce in Midlife: Crisis and Opportunity
He didn’t want a marriage with an unavailable wife…while she didn’t want an unfaithful husband! The arguments were about time: how do you make time for each other with all of life’s pressures? … More How Couple Therapy can Help to Save Your Relationship
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Hey. You. You are worthless. You can’t accomplish anything. Nobody wants you. You have nothing to offer anyone. Have you ever had these thoughts? Everyone does at some point in their lives. For people who come to see me for therapy, sometimes they even say that these thoughts are…
If you have a loved one with bipolar disorder, you may feel distanced from them. Their behaviors may drive you away, and you may sometimes feel as though you will never truly be able to understand. This can very easily lead to a rapid breakdown in the relationship, causing unnecessary stress stemming from strained relationships … More What’s It Like to Live with Bipolar Disorder? A Guide for Loved Ones
Research suggests that vegan food can play an important role in helping how we feel mentally and emotionally. … More Vegan Food Improves Your Mood
Psychological testing, which used to be extremely time-consuming and costly, has entered the digital age. Interactive testing via iPad is now available and is often covered by health insurance.