I have just returned from Italy where I spent four spectacular days with my friends and colleagues from my training (ECCT) with Hedy Schleifer.
The state of being single and managing our jobs, children, leisure time, beauty, rest, exercise and sleep, requires mastering a style that would make a president’s life look like a piece of cake. He at least has a staff. However, there is a way it can work. It takes a whole lot of looking inside ourselves.
As a practicing psychotherapist for more than forty years, I can’t not express my deepest sorrow and concern for what I am observing as an active and fearful citizen of our country. Perhaps I am too old, too naïve or simply too biased to ignore the changes I am experiencing in our government and its impact on my country and people.
So… several weeks have passed since my last entry, MATCH.COM or MATCH.CON. After having been disappointed with my options, disillusioned by the pickin’s, I continued my effort in hoping to find a suitable match who met perhaps not all of my requirements but at least 75%.
I am fully aware that many clinicians in my field who use Skype as a medium to do therapy. I have chosen not to use this medium with a few exceptions.
What does it mean to be authentic? How does it feel to be in your true essence? What stops us from walking in our truth? To know the answers, first you must ask the questions. We are born perfect. We had no fears, no inhibitions, anxieties or worries when we arrived on our birth day. […]
Everyone knows that there is no intimacy without conflict; unless of course, you agree never to disagree. Then, you don’t have a healthy relationship; you have codependency. Conflicts need to be externalized and resolved.
Perhaps, the work I am most known for is healing and championing the Inner Child. In 1989, I first became acquainted with John Bradshaw for his efforts in bringing this work to the forefront of transformational psychology. Although, often called “pop psychology” or “fringe” among those unfamiliar with his work, it has been long proven perhaps one of the most successful models for change.
Losing a child is every parent’s worst nightmare. This nightmare can happen to anyone. Since the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, it feels like we are living in a third world country; not the country I grew up in in the 1950’s, perhaps the last age of innocence. The United […]
On Saturday eve, the second night of our class reunion, was the first time I have ever been speechless, albeit no fault of my own. I suffered from an unwelcomed and unexpected case of laryngitis and my vocal cords would not cooperate. So, I am taking the liberty of writing what I couldn’t express Saturday […]