Emotional Intelligence: Healing Repressed Emotional Pain and Trauma

Emotional Intelligence: Healing Repressed Emotional Pain and Trauma

Sometimes clients in their 30s, 40s, or even older come into therapy complaining of symptoms they’ve never experienced before, such as sudden panic attacks, intense anxiety, bouts of depression, unexplained anger, or simply feeling stressed much of the time. They…

What is Online Therapy and Online Counseling?

What is Online Therapy and Online Counseling?

What is online therapy, or as some call it, online counseling? Well, it refers to receiving professional help for mental health issues via the internet by video, phone, live chat, or email. In practice, many online therapists offer therapy via…

Mindfulness, PTSD, and Childhood Trauma: The Girl and the Umbrella

Mindfulness, PTSD, and Childhood Trauma: The Girl and the Umbrella

Once upon a time there was a little girl who lived in London. One day she went outside in her Sunday bests and got soaked in the rain. When she returned home, her mother beat her severely for being so…

The Pros and Cons of Online Therapy and Online Counseling

The Pros and Cons of Online Therapy and Online Counseling

Online therapy, or online counseling as some call it, is a relatively new option for obtaining help for mental health issues, with a growing body of research supporting its effectiveness. If you’re considering online therapy, please watch this entire video…

Self-Care = Self Esteem = Stress Management

Self-Care = Self Esteem = Stress Management

Practicing self-care improves self-esteem and decreases stress. Self-care means caring for one’s self, which may seem obvious, but many of my clients never learned self-care, which is why they come in for therapy even though they usually don’t identify poor…

Online Therapy for Anxiety and Panic Attacks with a Licensed Therapist

Online Therapy for Anxiety and Panic Attacks with a Licensed Therapist

Online counseling therapy can be an effective treatment for anxiety and panic attacks, but first let’s answer two questions: What is anxiety, and when does it become a disorder? Anxiety is a universal human emotion that helps us survive by…

Emotional Intelligence: 8 More Habits that Fuel Unhappiness and Depression

Emotional Intelligence: 8 More Habits that Fuel Unhappiness and Depression

Many of us unwittingly make ourselves miserable with our bad habits. As a follow up to a previous video, here are eight more bad habits that should be avoided in order to live a more fulfilling life: Bad Habit #1:…

Emotional Intelligence: 8 Habits that Fuel Unhappiness and Depression

Emotional Intelligence: 8 Habits that Fuel Unhappiness and Depression

Many of us are unwittingly making ourselves miserable with our bad habits. Here are eight habits that should be avoided in order to live a more fulfilling life: Bad Habit #1: Comparing yourself to others, which is a no win…

What is Depression and Depression Treatment?

What is Depression and Depression Treatment?

What is depression? Depression feels like being trapped in a deep, dark hole of hopelessness and worthlessness from where there’s no escape. It affects your mind, body, and behaviors while draining your energy, motivation, and self-esteem. The most common symptoms…

What is Anxiety? How to Deal with Anxiety

What is Anxiety? How to Deal with Anxiety

What is anxiety? To put it simply, anxiety is not feeling safe. So, if you’re hiking in the woods and suddenly spot an angry mama bear, the threat detector in your brain throws your mind and body into a hypervigilent…