Gaining and Growing from Group Therapy

Group therapy can be a dynamic, productive adjunct to individual, couples or family therapy modalities. Group therapy can provide clients with the benefits of multiple perspectives, empathic support and the ability to practice relationship and conflict-management...

Walking in the Garden of Grief

Loss is universal to human experience. We cannot live our days without saying “good-bye” to something, whether it be a person, an experience, a stage of life, or a feeling. And loss doesn’t necessarily become easier to manage as we move through the...

Come to the Dark Side, Luke

DARK SHADOWS¬† In the modern era, psychologist Carl Jung popularized the concept that all human beings harbor “shadow selves”, parts of ourselves that contain impulses, thoughts, actions and emotions that we label as “bad,” destructive,...

Shelving the “Shoulds”

Part of therapy is setting goals, helping clients clarify where they are heading and how to get there. So often, I hear clients recite a litany of behaviors, choices, attitudes and feelings they think they, or others, “should” be demonstrating or...