Tag Archives: psychotherapy

Penelope’s Picks | October 2014

One of my dearest, longtime friends, Dr. Shana Parker, has launched a 5 week webinar program for couples at her website. To explore this mastery course for couples or to sign up, click here. For Shana to take the time … Continue reading

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The true cost of using medication as the default treatment for anxiety and depression

Years ago I had a client, Liz, who came to me with an anxiety disorder triggered by fear about moving in with a new love. Liz was considering medication but knew I often helped people manage such things without meds. … Continue reading

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Did 10 yr old boy murder best friend because of wrong medication?

A San Diego 10 year old boy murdered his best friend last week.  How could this happen? As a psychotherapist I always seek to understand how such tragic abnormal behaviors occur. From news reports we read this adopted boy was … Continue reading

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One Way To Strengthen Willpower

As a therapist I’ve given lots of thought about what it takes to strengthen willpower. Of course, I’ve been interested in this question personally since I’ve struggled with plenty of self depleting behaviors myself (won some and lost some.) While … Continue reading

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