3 Mental Health Tips for COVID-19 Quarantine

During this COVID-19 pandemic, I feel fortunate that I've been able to continue helping people with psychotherapy via video and phone. For many with existing mental health issues -- like anxiety and depression -- coronavirus [...]

3 Mental Health Tips for COVID-19 Quarantine2020-03-27T21:36:14+00:00

5 Summer Tips for College Student Mental Health

When the school year comes to a close, college students across the nation breathe a huge sigh of relief. A year full of papers, presentations, projects, readings, research, quizzes, and tests are left behind and [...]

5 Summer Tips for College Student Mental Health2018-05-09T16:23:32+00:00

Attacking Anxiety with Thought-Catching

Anxiety can cause such suffering. Adults and adolescents coming into my office are often struggling with things like difficulty sleeping, headaches, stomach aches, and racing thoughts. But that’s not where the suffering ends. Their anxiety [...]

Attacking Anxiety with Thought-Catching2017-10-29T23:40:14+00:00

Life-Shift Tips: Becoming A Caregiver

Many people come into my office with anxiety, stress, or depression about a big change in their lives. Much of the time the change can be a negative one like the loss of a relationship, [...]

Life-Shift Tips: Becoming A Caregiver2017-10-03T19:51:34+00:00

Understanding Technology and Anxious Teens

Despite parents' valid concerns about technology usage, it is important to understand how anxious teens find it useful and how therapy can fit in. Parents these days are often shaking their heads when it comes [...]

Understanding Technology and Anxious Teens2017-09-06T14:54:15+00:00

Life-Shift Tips: Going Away to College

Many people come into my office with anxiety, stress, or depression about a big change in their lives. Often, the change can be a negative one like a relationship loss, a medical diagnosis, or the [...]

Life-Shift Tips: Going Away to College2017-08-03T18:24:26+00:00

Life-Shift Tips: Overcoming Moving Anxiety

Many people come into my office with anxiety, stress, or depression about a big change in their lives. Often, the change can be a negative one like a relationship loss, a medical diagnosis, or the [...]

Life-Shift Tips: Overcoming Moving Anxiety2018-08-20T15:13:37+00:00

Perfectionism: Sometimes It’s Good to be Bad

When you are caught up in perfectionism or overachieving, you thrive on getting things right and doing them well. Let's face it, for most of us, it’s much more preferable to do something we excel [...]

Perfectionism: Sometimes It’s Good to be Bad2017-06-09T13:24:56+00:00

3 Tips to Tackle Procrastination

Procrastination: an avoidance of doing a task that needs to be accomplished. Sound familiar? We all procrastinate sometimes. It’s easy to blame it on “laziness.” But when you go back and read the definition, it’s [...]

3 Tips to Tackle Procrastination2017-05-02T22:43:54+00:00