Angry this week? Have you said, perhaps more than once, “I was OK before but now I am mad”? Or what about tired? We. Are. So. Tired. We now know that we are not back to school, back to work, back to 2019 normalcy. We are too tired to think about much positively, let alone…

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Below are all five of the emails I have sent clients, colleagues, friends. Some of you have asked why they are not on my blog and that is because I am working on making my blog more accessible (and faster to load). If you waited patiently for this to load, here are weeks 5, 4,…

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Before I was a therapist, I would write a lot more.  I was the student that would choose a paper over an exam anyday and bluebooks actually brought relief over multiple choice.  Writing was never hard for me.  In fact, writing was a way for me to put my thoughts somewhere.  I wrote in journals throughout…

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“Who is your ideal client” is a question I get asked a lot.  If I am being honest in my answer, the truth is that it is the person who shows up.  When a person sits on my couch, across from me, they become the bravest person I know.  They answer all my questions thoughtfully…

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As a parent who is a therapist, I have the wisdom of my clients behind me when guiding social etiquette protocol in a world of social media.  Both my kids had to be a certain age before upgrading from a “slide” phone to a smart phone because I knew the upgrade meant so much more…

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Do you want to take a free Premium Career Test?  Read on to see if this is helpful for you. I often see clients who say they are stuck.  They don’t know what they want “to do”. Whether a college student deciding which major to choose/change, or a young adult who “needs a job” or…

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IRL… The Transition to College 2018 In 2010 I made my first Powerpoint as a clinical therapist in private practice  It was a presentation on the transition from high school to college, and I had been hired to present at my alma mater, New Trier High School.  I gave the same presentation again the following spring…

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Sometimes, when something is meaningful to me, I see it and hear it more frequently.  I may be more tuned in to it, or it may be a coincidence.  Either way, this new year, it is something I want to keep thinking about.  I continue to hear about, see, and think about the difference between…

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