Change is hard. Even when it's change for the good! I've been AWOL from this blog for months because of big changes in my life. I closed down my little solo office downtown and relocated to an office space I share with 4 other psychologists. There are so many ways that this change is good: - I have the wonderful...[ read more ]

Grit and Grace

Making plans. Living in the moment. Strategizing. Figuring it out as you go along. Perseverance. Letting go. A full life, a good life, encompasses it all. Where you probably get stuck is knowing when to do what. Should I hang onto this relationship, or should I say goodbye? Should I go to the mat over this issue, or should I...[ read more ]

Exploring the Unconscious Mind, Part 3

We have already discovered the intimate bonds between physiology and psychology. We have discovered how there are more ways of knowing than conscious processing. We now need to know how to harness these discoveries to heal from mental, emotional, behavioral, and medical distress. I believe in a multimodal approach to healing: After you have identified what works and what is...[ read more ]

The Pain of High Achievers

            You’ve finally arrived in your professional life, and you hold the highest rank in your chosen field. You’re a CEO, a physician, an attorney, a psychologist, or a Ph.D. This is what you have been working toward for years and maybe your whole life. Once the diplomas have been framed and hung on the wall, the tenure-track position obtained,...[ read more ]