I feel spaced out

I feel spaced out

Betty often felt spaced out when she was at home alone.  She was so used to going and working hours on end, that when she had downtime, she felt anxious.  What “should” she be doing?  She was exhausted, but she felt guilty for resting.  She would lie down...
Does online therapy work?

Does online therapy work?

Online therapy can be a convenient option when you don’t have the time to travel, or you don’t feel safe to visit.  If you are home because you are sick, or for other reasons, online therapy is a great alternative.  Some people prefer online to in-person...
How can I calm down my child?

How can I calm down my child?

The beauty of children is that they seem to be living in the moment.  They really feel their feelings and go all-in with the present.  The downside to this can be immense emotions that your child doesn’t know how to manage.  Sometimes this can look like a temper...
Automatic pilot

Automatic pilot

Joey As an intern in the emergency room, Joey was always on autopilot.  He felt like he ran from room to room trying to manage crises, follow protocol, and stay out of the way of the doctors.  He loved what he did, but he was always going.  He didn’t have time to...
You don’t need to prove your worth

You don’t need to prove your worth

Angela often worried about what others thought of her.  Was she pretty or smart enough?  Criticism of any sort seemed to send her in a tailspin.  At work, she compared herself to her colleagues and wanted to make sure that she outperformed them.  She would stay at...
Before you break up with your therapist…

Before you break up with your therapist…

For the most part, therapists want what is best for your mental health.  This means that they have to challenge your negative thought processes and behaviours that are not working out for you and your relationships.  They might ask you deeply personal questions that...