Feeling Overwhelmed? Find Your Exceptions

One of my favorite approaches in therapy is called solution-focused brief therapy, SFBT for short. Inside of this approach, there's a particular tool I often like to utilize, both with the patients that I work with, and with friends and families when they're dealing with a particular issue. But before I give it away with... Continue Reading →

Growth and Discomfort

Today I'm just going to start by asking you a simple question. Can you think of any time in your life where any amount of meaningful growth was not coupled with or associated with a certain amount of discomfort or pain? Growth and discomfort, they always comes together. For the life of me, I haven't... Continue Reading →

Chaos and Order

These are two elements that are with us daily. Perhaps in the back of your mind you probably don't think about these things all the time, but in essence, these two concepts, these two energies, these two constructs are creating the life in which you live, and oftentimes we are trying to run away from,... Continue Reading →

5 Lifestyle Approaches for Reducing Anxiety

Here are five key lifestyle modifications and techniques that you can use to manage factors that contribute to anxiety and your productivity. ONE:  One of the most important factors is getting enough sleep.  There is plenty of research out there that exemplifies how top performers get the most sleep.  This may sound counter-intuitive, you would... Continue Reading →

3 Good Mindfulness Practice Apps

As many of you know, one of the tools I utilize heavily in session is the development of better awareness.  I like to look at behavioral patterns, look for successes and like to increase the ability of an individual to be present and see thoughts, emotions and sensations as they occur since these aspects heavily... Continue Reading →

Why Mindfulness is So Important

A short discussion about the importance of mindfulness and the effects that having a mindfulness practice can have on enhancing your life and dealing with difficult emotional states like depression or anxiety.

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