Parenting an Introverted Child

Tips for Parenting an Introverted Child

Introverted children are often mistaken for shy children, but being introverted and being shy aren't the same thing. Parents may see that their child doesn't seem to socialize as many other children do. Their child may prefer to spend time…

Impostor Syndrome

10 Excuses Why People Don’t Start Therapy. What’s Yours?

It’s common to feel unsure about starting therapy. People often have worries about what the process will be like, some of which are connected to societal myths. The following is an effort to clarify some of the ideas about therapy that often…

Self-Judgement

Is Self-Judgement Helpful ?

One of the things I do with clients (that both drives them crazy and helps them change!) is to point out their self-judging statements. So often, someone is simply talking about their week, and they'll say things like "I know…

I want to change

I want to change

It happens over and over again - my clients want to change. I urge them to start from where they are TODAY. They want to change! Things will be better once they are calmer or angrier or more outgoing or…

Panic Attack

Panic Attack

What is a Panic Attack? A panic attack is the name given to a set of physical and emotional symptoms that you experience when your brain mistakenly identifies something as a ‘threat’ to you.  Your panic attack occurs when you…