There’s an old joke that goes, “How do you get to Carnegie Hall?” and the punchline is, “practice, practice, practice.”
Oftentimes, in my work as a therapist for children, adolescents, and their families, the question comes up of “How do I remember to use this in the moment?” And the simple answer, as the above “joke” points out, is practice. Skills ...READ MORE »
As a psychotherapist in Washington, DC who works mostly with adolescent girls, women in their 20s/30s and perinatal women, many of my sessions have been focused on Roe v. Wade being overturned.
After the ruling came out, I went to get coffee near my house in Northwest DC. I overheard many conversations focused on the ruling. Most conversations expressed dismay but ...READ MORE »
The past month has been a particularly stressful time for everyone. We are all managing the stress of the pandemic in its many forms:: grief and loss, uncertainty, fear, financial stress, dread, anxiety, anger, sadness, frustration… While some of us are spared the health or financial impact of this crisis, none of us can escape the stress of living through ...READ MORE »