4 Steps for Beating the Winter Blues

To most of us in the Northern Hemisphere, October is the time of year when the days are getting shorter, the nights longer, and the weather colder. For many of us those cloudy, chilly days are more than just an inconvenience or a reminder to winterize our house. Like Major Depressive Disorder, Seasonal Affective Disorder … Continue reading 4 Steps for Beating the Winter Blues

How to choose good self-help resources, pt 3

“In recent years, more Americans will seek mental health information from the Internet or attend a self-help group than will consult all mental health professionals combined. Self-help is, frankly, big business. According to recent market research, Americans spend an estimated $10 billion a year on self-improvement products!” I'm writing the same quote on all three … Continue reading How to choose good self-help resources, pt 3

How to choose good self-help resources, pt 2

"In recent years, more Americans will seek mental health information from the Internet or attend a self-help group than will consult all mental health professionals combined. Self-help is, frankly, big business. According to recent market research, Americans spend an estimated $10 billion a year on self-improvement products!" That's how I started my last post. Today … Continue reading How to choose good self-help resources, pt 2

How to choose good self-help resources

In recent years, more Americans will seek mental health information from the Internet or attend a self-help group than will consult all mental health professionals combined. Self-help is, frankly, big business. According to recent market research, Americans spend an estimated $10 billion a year on self-improvement products! While it is big business, it's not always … Continue reading How to choose good self-help resources

How to find the right therapist for you when searching online

You've decided the problems or challenges you have need the attention of a professional, and have decided to seek one out. Congratulations, that decision takes courage. The first thing I tell clients during our initial session is how much I respect their decision to push out of their comfort zone and talk to me. After … Continue reading How to find the right therapist for you when searching online