Suffering is Optional: Softening resistance and honoring your pain
As a Licensed Psychologist and therapist, I know all too well that life involves pain and still believe that suffering is optional. Whether a breakup, hurtful conversation with a family member, heartbreak, loneliness, or a rug burn, life happens. Therapy can help us better respond to our pain.
How to Be the Best Friend You Need Right Now
At some point during our work, my clients often let me in to how they judge themselves, criticize themselves, or otherwise see themselves as not enough. Here I discuss the whys and hows of self-compassion, or how to be your best friend.
Therapy on Zoom: 5 Life Lessons Covid-19 Used to Completely Rock Our World
When concerns over the covid pandemic spread to my therapy practice in Austin TX in March 2020, I made the transition to doing all of my sessions over video. Here I share the life lessons I squeezed out of the lemons that are 2020, based on how my clients have coped with the catastrophe.