In Defense of Suffering
I’m not here for joy. I’m here to be alive— fully, intentionally, sometimes painfully alive. I’m here for depth and[...]
What I’ve Learned as a Therapist
Although a native Californian, I’ve been lucky enough to live in three different countries and have learned that no matter[...]
Be the Change
We rise by lifting others.When you support others through their challenges, your life starts to have more meaning.If you want[...]
Beyond Confidence
I do a lot of work with clients who identify with difficulty with social skills. From extreme shyness to “social anxiety”,[...]
Confessions of a High -Functioning, Avoidant
All those feelings! What do we do with them? Where do we hide from them? How we numb them?  Why?[...]
What is Positive Psychology?
Traditionally, the study of psychology includes a deep analysis of psychopathology, behaviors that deviate from the “norm” and the negative[...]
The Best Goal is No Goal
Written by Leo Babauta “With the past, I have nothing to do, nor with the future. I live now.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson[...]
The Problem With Gratitude
I am in the business of taking people’s challenges and turning them into amazing possibilities. Stuck in a place of[...]
Emotionally Focused Couples Counseling: An Attachment Approach
Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) is a short-term (8 - 20 sessions) approach to couples' therapy which is grounded in research[...]
Are We A Right Fit?
One-on-One Coaching & Counseling My clients change.  This is something I say often.  And it is true. The vast majority[...]
The Art of Radical Acceptance
Disappointments and frustrations are part of our everyday lives. The grace and resiliency with which we move through these moments[...]
Coaching Versus Counseling
In simplistic terms, a therapist’s role is to heal the wounds of the past, while coaching supports you in moving[...]