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Grieving 2020

Grieving 2020

Right now we are grieving a lot of things. Some of us may be grieving people. Many of us are grieving hope, normalcy, safety, rituals, not to mention hobbies, school, work, weddings, births, and much more that I’m sure you’re listing off in your head. Currently, we...

So Rachel Hollis is getting a divorce…

So Rachel Hollis is getting a divorce…

I love self help books. Self Help blogs. Self Help podcasts. Anything self help related. I also really really hate self help books. Self help blogs. Self help podcasts. Anything self help related. Most people are surprised to hear about my love/hate relationship with...

The scary world we are in…

The scary world we are in…

The world is a really scary place right now.   Don’t get me wrong, it was before this past weekend…but for most of us, it’s even scarier now. I have been hesitant to write this blog post because to be completely honest, I don’t know what’s best to do or say. So...

The Tricky Thing About Anxiety…

The Tricky Thing About Anxiety…

Recently, many people have been expressing the frustration with having to continuously practice coping skills for anxiety. I have heard things like: “I don’t want to do this mindfulness bulls*** again!” And “Why can’t my anxiety just go away forever?!” I get it…it’s...

So we’re still in quarantine…

So we’re still in quarantine…

Those of us in New York State can relate to the sinking feeling we all had in our chests this past Friday, May 1st, when we found out that schools will be closed for the rest of the year…..I had a strong feeling that was going to happen, but that didn’t make it any...

The Function of Anxiety

The Function of Anxiety

I go to work so I can buy shoes.   I mean, there’s a lot of other steps in there. I do enjoy work and I must pay my rent before I buy shoes, but ultimately, I work for shoes. We all do things for a reason. There are functions or purposes to everything we do. A...

So what is this teletherapy I keep hearing all about?

So what is this teletherapy I keep hearing all about?

“So I am quarantined, and I know I probably need more support…but is this teletherapy thing legitimate?” Most every therapist I know is offering teletherapy sessions right now during COVID-19. Some people think it’s the best thing ever and immediately say “sign me...

Anxiety and COVID-19

Anxiety and COVID-19

“Excuse me, you’re really going to talk to me about managing my anxiety during a global pandemic? You must be the crazy one.” As a Licensed Mental Health Therapist, I am getting a lot of comments like the one above. I hear so many people telling me that they have just...

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