Ah The Holidays

Ah The Holidays

Ahh the holidays…as a mental health therapist, I appreciate how difficult this time of year is. It’s important to recognize that there are steps you can take to shift your emotional experience during this season so that you experience an increased sense of worth and...
Should I Stay Or Leave My Relationship?

Should I Stay Or Leave My Relationship?

If you have been in a relationship with someone for a significant length of time, you may wonder if your relationship is heading in the right direction. Relationship ambivalence often develops for good reason, and when these feelings manifest, you’re likely going to...
Is My Anxiety Ruining My Relationship?

Is My Anxiety Ruining My Relationship?

Anxiety is a challenging disorder to live with, both for the individual affected and that individual’s partner. It’s hard enough to face the hardships of anxiety alone, but when it starts to take a toll on a person’s relationships, there is often more urgency to get...
Does My Mother Have Borderline Personality Disorder?

Does My Mother Have Borderline Personality Disorder?

Many of us have strained relationships with our mothers, and often, we don’t see many of the red flags until we become adults. Though it’s normal for adult children to feel that their mothers are “odd” compared to other mothers they know, it’s not uncommon to wonder...
Is My Mother a Narcissist?

Is My Mother a Narcissist?

Many adults look at past and present behavior they witness in their mothers and wonder whether the behavior is normal or cause for concern. It’s not uncommon to think, “why does my mother behave this way,” or “was my mother out of line with me?” If you have recently...
Why Do I Want To “Fix” Others?

Why Do I Want To “Fix” Others?

Many of us feel good in general when we dedicate time and effort toward helping others, especially when the people we help are special to us. While being a helpful person is great, there are times when offering help and the gratification that results from providing it...