Category: Guest Entries

What Therapy Is and Isn’t

As a psychotherapist on the cusp of being independently licensed, my past few years in the field have been quite emotionally draining.  My personal licensing process has involved countless hours of conducting therapy sessions (group, […]

Sexual Violence and Self-Care

After working in the mental health field for nearly a decade, you would think that there are few things that could catch me off guard. One particular area though always plucks at my heartstrings; Listening […]

Can You See Things My Way?

  It was 8:30 at night.  I received a call on my cell phone from my dad, asking if I had gotten home from work yet.  I told him no, as I had stopped for […]

The ABC’s of Coping

As any therapist new and old will tell you, discussing the usefulness of coping skills is vital with clients of all ages.  I personally tend to have these conversations with my clients more often than […]

Emotional Intelligence

“Your ability to hold space, practice compassion, empathy, vulnerability, and self-awareness creates exponentially more value than your ability to solve problems, crunch numbers, or strategize. In everything. Leadership, entrepreneurship, and relationships. Heart over head. Capacity […]

“Ass Burgers”

“Ass burgers. It’s a burger for your ass.” It’s not the most mature way to approach this topic but I think about that quote all the time. Mostly because it’s hilarious. Ass burgers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nRzh4CJTZs The […]

Taking Risks Can Lead to Happiness

Caring for one’s self is the most important thing you can do, but can also be the most difficult. There needs to be a balance that cannot always be easy to see. It can be […]