Creative Ways to be Mindful

Mindfulness is a fundamental part of DBT and is one of the four modules in which skills are offered, along with distress tolerance,...

Lady Gaga, Mental Health, and DBT

I have been a long-time fan of Lady Gaga. Since she first came on the scene, I have admired her for her creativity, boldness, talent, and...

Why Therapy?

Taking those first steps towards setting up an initial therapy session can often feel overwhelming and scary, especially if you are...

Coping with Postpartum Rage

Postpartum rage is a topic that is being addressed more and more frequently in the maternal mental health field, and I am so grateful...

Mindfulness and Its Benefits

The topic of mindfulness comes up often in my work with individuals and with groups. I incorporate mindfulness exercises and provide...

A Few Ways to Manage "Mom Burnout"

I’ve been thinking about the concept of “mom burnout” a lot recently, both personally and professionally. Mom burnout can leave you...

Coping with Anxiety about the Future

Worries about the future are common and can be debilitating for some people.  It is natural to experience anxiety around the future, as...

Five Ways to Cope with Life Transitions

As I take the steps towards building my full time private practice, I have spent a lot of time reflecting on life transitions. Certain...