“Does Online Therapy Actually Work?”

Times are changing, quickly, and the therapy world is no exception. With increased work hours, longer commute times, and more transportation expenses; people are looking for easier and more efficient ways to get things done. Online (or tele) therapy offers a way to connect and receive support without the added stress, time and cost of commuting. My clients appreciate seeing me from the comfort and anonymity of their own home, the ease of doing a session from a conference room at the office, and the flexibility of continuing our work together, even when having to be out of town. While not suitable for everyone, the research is showing that for many “online therapy can be just as effective as

Are you singing the Winter Blues?

We have been experiencing frigid weather all across the country this year and, even if you are lucky enough to live in a warm climate, the short daylight hours can take their toll on our energy and mood. For some, the seasonally induced dip can be intense enough to warrant a diagnosis of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Dr. Aparna Iyer, offers 13 Science-Backed Strategies For Beating SAD For Good and we could all benefit from giving them a try!

“What will mess you up most in life is the picture in your head of how it is supposed to be.”

​​There is an old Yiddish saying, “Mann Tracht, Un Gott Lacht” meaning, “Man Plans, and God Laughs.” Religious beliefs aside, we can all relate to those (many) times in life when things just do not turn out the way we’ve planned. While setting ourselves up for the future is important, we also have to figure out ways to manage when life takes one of its unexpected turns. In this inspiring piece, Teresa Shimogawa shares about her personal experiences with The Betrayal of Expectations: Coping When Life Doesn’t Go to Plan

What did the Buddhist say when he didn't know the answer?

As part of my routine, I try to make it a practice to meditate for at least 10 minutes a day. As the research suggests, meditation has so many incredible benefits for emotional health and is a perfect reminder to slow down and focus in on the present. But, like all tasks and 'to dos', we risk it becoming something to 'get through' and cross off the list instead of really being with the experience. Today I came across this guided meditation on Insight Timer and enjoyed a big belly laugh while settling in to my breath. To find out the punchline, why don't you give Letting Go of Seriousness a try?!

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