Men in Therapy – Seeking Intimacy

I like working with men (I like working with women too – but this post is about men). Men┬ábring an incredible depth of vulnerability to our work together and because of my prior training as a scientist and my prior careers, I have worked professionally alongside...

Finding a therapist

Grief catapulted me into an intense emotional experience unlike anything I had experienced before. Surrounded by a supportive family and access to frequent contact with trusting friends wasn’t enough to help me make sense of my sadness. As winter turned to...

The Gift of Therapy – by Irv Yalom

In addition to Love’s Executioner – The Gift of Therapy by Irv Yalom – influenced the way I experienced myself as a client. In my current life as a mental health professional – there is so much about this work that is now second nature to me...

A day in the life of a therapist August 2014

Who do you work with? I work with adult men and adult women who want to change or are thinking about changing I work with people who have lost something or someone important to them I companion people as they explore the deeper meaning of their life I listen deeply to...

New life in dismal places

Reflections on becoming and being a psychotherapist I like to work and always have. I am curious and have a lot of physical energy and enjoy learning new things. I am a quick study and in a few months – I figure things out and am ready for a new challenge, a...