Tips for Finding the Right Therapist

As part of my “opening monologue” to a new client, I include information about Confidentiality (what you say here, stays here), Cancellations (give me at least 24 hours notice to allow for someone else to take your abandoned spot), and Illness (if you are...

Is Your Relationship Toxic?

The Definition of Toxic What would you do if you picked up a bite to eat and the food wrapper was labeled toxic? Would you eat it? Of course not. You know that toxic means something is poisonous to your bodies and can hurt you. Unfortunately, toxic relationships don’t...

Suicide

Suicidality is a topic that reaches me on a very personal level; ten years ago I lost a good friend to suicide. I went through the range of emotions, from sadness and disbelief to shock and guilt (I was a mental health professional at the time – I of all people...