Book / video recommendations for the moment
There are many excellent books on mental health that can help you gain a better understanding of mental health, treatment options, and strategies for managing your own mental health. I sometimes find that I loan books out and never see … Read more
How does therapy work? The basics.
Therapy is a type of treatment that involves talking to a trained professional in order to improve mental health and well-being. There are different types of therapy, including cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), psychodynamic therapy, and family therapy, among others. However, most … Read more
Podcast: Avatar Review
What happens when two counselors watch Avatar together? My friend Rhys, who is both a great friend and a very talented counselor, invited me to speak on his podcast about Avatar: The Way of Water. The movie is full of … Read more
What is Neurodiversity? (Jo Pedro-Frye)
One of our clinicians, Jo Pedro-Frye, has extensive experience working with clients (and their families) who may identify “neurodivergent.” Here, she does an excellent job breaking down the basics of what neurodiversity means, and some of the common traits of … Read more
How does therapy work?
I often use “Castaway,” the Tom Hanks movie as a reference for how the counseling journey may go for some clients. In the movie, the first act shows a man working in a shipping company. After his airplane crash lands … Read more
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