You’re awful! You treat yourself like crap! And it’s because of the way you think. So many of us were taught how to take care of ourselves physically through diet and exercise, being active, living life to the fullest. But not too many were taught how to think healthy thoughts. In fact, some of us … Continue reading The A-Word: Anxiety – Stinking Thinking
I wanted to post a short announcement to make all of my readers aware that I’m moving the On The Couch Blog to a self-hosted website that is connected to my private outpatient practice. Moving forward you can find my blog here: On the sidebar of each page as well as along the bottom there … Continue reading On The Move!
Winter has come! House Stark was right!! (And if you don't get that reference then we can't be friends) Now that the holidays are behind us and everyone is well into the detox, withdrawal and hangry phases of their new year's resolutions, Seasonal Affective Disorder can really take its toll. For many, the excitement and … Continue reading So SAD: The Power of Seasonal Affective Disorder
Well 2017 is almost done! It's been a super crazy year. I've hit some pretty big high's and had some soul-crushing low's. It's always important to take stock of the past year and look to the next. First, I'd like to thank any of you who have taken time to stop by the blog and … Continue reading Exciting Milestones and Projects
First I'd like to say a huge thank you to my readers for the kind words from my tribute to my brother upon his passing. I greatly appreciate the support and ability to take the time and space to grieve. As I move forward I'll be looking to get back on track with posting regularly. … Continue reading Parent or Friend – Navigating the Gray
You're crazy! You need therapy!! If you are like every other normal person out there, the check-engine light of life has probably been on for some time. You have been walking around dealing with stressor after stressor, hoping that it would just magically go away; but, of course, it hasn't. By the time things have … Continue reading Finding The Perfect Therapist Part 2: What Happens When You Call
I was at a gathering recently and a family friend asked me: "How do I find the right therapist? All the ones I call are either not on my insurance, are not taking new patients, or are booked for months. I feel like I'm just calling around to get in with anybody regardless of whether … Continue reading How To Find The One…Therapist That Is