I am looking for coping skills… This is something that I have heard quite often in my work with people when they tell me they are experiencing either symptoms of anxiety or depression. Truth is, there are almost as many ways to cope with these negative feelings as there are reasons that we experience them in the first place. Anxiety and depression are similar to that annoying couple that wear the same track suit, where we find one, the other is not often far behind. That is t
In the current climate of #MeToo this video is very topical. It’s energizing to see men seeking to have conversations about this important and sometimes polarizing topic. The importance of men using their privilege to support those that are affected by gender inequality cannot be understated. This shouldn’t be seen as a polarizing topic. Please take time to watch as much of this powerful video as you can. Even better, watch it with someone you love and discuss it afterwards.
Choosing a therapist can feel overwhelming and the need to research interventions and modalities to understand which one is best. Then, find a therapist using that modality who is someone you are comfortable to open up to for an hour at a time to ‘get better.’ Imagine if almost none of that really mattered as much as you thought? Would that make choosing a therapist easier for you? The research is clear on this topic, and so while my own experience reinforces what I am writi