Anxiety

How to Honor Your Rhythms and Cycles

How to Honor Your Rhythms and Cycles

Just as nature circles round, with each season carrying its own tempo and rhythms, so do we. This happens on the level of biological processes, as we move through the phases of sleep or as a person who menstruates’ monthly cycle might impact their mood and energy...

What is Trauma?

What is Trauma?

What comes to mind when you hear the word “trauma?” Until fairly recently, most people thought of trauma as the exception rather than the rule. Trauma was thought to be tied to terrible events that happen to folks unlucky enough to experience them.  In the past...

Make Your Next Vacation Less Stressful

Make Your Next Vacation Less Stressful

I probably don’t need to tell you that taking a vacation can do wonders for your mental health. There is nothing like taking a break from your regular routine and responsibilities to help restore, rejuvenate and offer perspective.  I probably also don’t need to...

How To Get the Most Out of Therapy

How To Get the Most Out of Therapy

You’ve gone through the process of finding a therapist who is a good fit for you, and now you’re about to go to your first few sessions. Particularly for those folks who are struggling with anxiety and/or relationship challenges, know that it is normal to feel nervous...

How to Find A Therapist 

How to Find A Therapist 

You’re thinking about starting therapy, maybe for the first time ever, and aren’t sure where to begin. Perhaps you look on a therapist directory like TherapyDen, or you google “therapist in Philadelphia” or whatever city you live in, or “therapy for anxiety,” or...

What to Do About Imposter Syndrome 

What to Do About Imposter Syndrome 

I know imposter syndrome well. Each time I’ve started a new job, given a presentation or spoken up in a meeting full of people I consider “experts,” a voice of doubt and warning goes off in my head. It likes to say things like “you’re going to sound like you don’t...