If you’ve been failed by therapy, you might recognize the feeling – nerves leading up to the first appointment, feeling unsure if this is going to work for you, and slowly losing interest in your sessions until you finally cancel and ghost this therapist. You might repeat the cycle a few times until ultimately giving up on therapy.
I know for a fact that this therapy can be transformational, empowering, moving, and deep.
I also know that it doesn’t always go that way.
Here’s one way I work with clients (individually or as a couple) when we’re trying to resolve conflict in a healthy way, without escalating to the point of saying or doing things that hurt one another.
How can we honor our history while staying grounded in the present?
Five books that I would recommend to trauma survivors who want to better understand their experiences and learn more about what the path to healing looks like.
How do we be with big feelings? Plus a cover that I’ve been listening to on repeat and a little more of my own story.
Just because a mental health professional or a doctor diagnosed you with depression, doesn’t mean that your brain doesn’t make enough neurotransmitters.
The big myth about trauma healing, a somatic healing workbook I recommend, plus my favorite sad girl song.
What does EMDR stand for, what happens in a session, and why is my client calling it “witch magic?”
The irony of my least favorite season, a pop song about trauma healing that I love, and my thoughts on Big T and little t traumas.
How do I use a superbill to pay for therapy? How can I use my out-of-network benefits? A licensed therapist makes it easy to understand how to use out-of-network insurance to help pay for therapy or to make therapy more affordable for you.