How do I get my needs met in my most important relationships?

How do I get my needs met in my most important relationships?

Human beings are social animals. Relationships play an important role in meeting our most basic emotional needs. We learn in early childhood how to get our emotional needs met; some of these techniques are effective and some aren’t so effective. The following are some ways in which we can get more of our needs met… Continue reading How do I get my needs met in my most important relationships?

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Teens, anxiety, and depression.

Teens, anxiety, and depression.

In her TedTalk,Teen Brains Are Not Broken, Rosalinde Kaiser, PhD, details how teens experience a convergence of three major developmental phases — all at the same time.   Self regulation: For the first time in life, teens are thinking and feeling about how to regulate their nervous systems.  They may struggle to learn how to regulate… Continue reading Teens, anxiety, and depression.

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LGBTQi+:  Struggling to Connect to your identity

LGBTQi+: Struggling to Connect to your identity

Growing up in a hetero normal, cis-gendered world can be a challenge to overcome for someone exploring important questions such as, who am I, how do I express my gender, who am i attracted to, etc.  I regularly work with clients who are unsure about all kinds of identity questions and it causes so much… Continue reading LGBTQi+: Struggling to Connect to your identity

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Couples Therapy: Our most important relationships can heal us.

Couples Therapy: Our most important relationships can heal us.

Have you heard the phrase, you can’t love others until you love yourself?  I believe that you can love others and yourself no matter who you are or where you are along your healing journey.  As you explore what is holding you back from thriving, and how you can be more loving towards yourself, you… Continue reading Couples Therapy: Our most important relationships can heal us.

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Change Versus Acceptance

Change Versus Acceptance

When working on ourselves or our partnerships, often the question arises “is this something that I need to change or learn how to accept”?

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