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

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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

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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

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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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