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“I don’t want to talk about Rwanda”

"I don't want to talk about Rwanda"

The extremes of human suffering can serve to discount one’s own more mundane complaints.

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Coupledom is great; But Singlehood ain’t too shabby either

Coupledom is great; But Singlehood ain’t too shabby either

As an analytically oriented psychotherapist, I am always thrown a bit by “attachment theory” and “attachment parenting”. What about the other side of the coin, separation? Both attachment and separation are capacities that must be achieved. They are accomplishments that need to be nurtured in our children, […]

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Who is going to Win; You, or your Relationship?

Who is going to Win; You, or your Relationship?

When couples fight, the need to be right can easily distracts us from the damage that insistence does to our relationship. Unfortunately we really have to chose who is going to win, you or your relationship. Most folks come upon it honestly. In childhood we need to […]

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Time is my Higher Power

Time is my Higher Power

  When I first entered 12 Step recovery in my early 20’s I was faced with the daunting task of identifying a “Higher Power”. I came to the program anti-religious, not particularly spiritual, and very committed to rational thought. I was also un-trusting enough to make relying […]

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ADD – Don’t Subtract Foods for your Weight Loss Resolutions for the New Year

ADD - Don’t Subtract Foods for your Weight Loss Resolutions for the New Year

    I am a large, body-positive, feminist, who worked with in the Eating Disorder field as both a clinician and educator. And still, this time of year I always find myself hyper aware of my size. And while I think societally we are continually inundated with […]

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Building Resolve for New Years

New Year’s Resolutions require a fair amount of resolve to pull off. Here are some tips to help you make the most of your intentions.

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Managing Christmas Expectations

Managing Christmas Expectations

Over-blown expectations surrounding major holidays can often diminish the joy available. Thoughts on how to enjoy Christmas.

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Find and Create Light

Find and Create Light

    In this season of holidays, may light win out against darkness, and the miraculous reveal itself in the wonders of your days. 

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Headline Your Needs!

You are radically more likely to get your basic needs meet when you announce them to your partner/friend/boss/parent. Examples: “I could use for you to hear me out before you respond” “I just need to vent right now; I don’t need you to fix anything or give […]

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