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How to Move Beyond the Hate

Posted on: November 9th, 2020

The 2020 United States Presidential election has been symbolic of the confusion and chaos that has been 2020. It is now the 4th day after voting day. There has been no declaration of a winner as yet. There is clear division and confusion throughout the country. The anxiety is palpable. There are people including the […]

Confronting Life’s Issues

Posted on: September 9th, 2020

I often encourage my patient’s to take periodic self checks. The idea behind my encouragement is that we often move through life without paying attention to ourselves. Life forces us to be outwardly focused. As a wife, mother, friend, sister, aunt, and therapist I can easily spend my days focusing on the needs of others. […]

The Struggle is Real

Posted on: August 11th, 2020

So here we are in August. Still coping with the fears and uncertainty of the Covid- 19 pandemic. We have gone from the hysteria of March to hopefulness in early summer to a sense of resolve and acceptance as the summer comes towards its end. We have all attempted to find a place of normalcy […]

Maintaining

Posted on: July 10th, 2020

It’s has been a very stressful few months. We are now in July of 2020. The 5 months of the reality of Covid-19. We are all struggling to create small glimmers of normalcy while experiencing the anxious thought of trying to avoid the virus that is all around us. Some of us have returned to […]

Dealing with Hard Issues

Posted on: June 7th, 2020

It is June 2020. In the midst of a worldwide pandemic we are now seeing worldwide protests sparked by incidents of negative police interaction and communities of people of color. As a nearly 50 year old African American woman race has been a constant factor in my life. I was raised in the 70’s during […]

Moment of Pause and Reset

Posted on: May 17th, 2020

Here we are entering the third month of an unprecedented event. We have been in the lockdown due to this world wide pandemic. Once we get to the point of acceptance of our new normal, we need to be able to hope again. What can we gain from this moment of pause? We can mourn […]

April 2020

Posted on: April 6th, 2020

So here we are in the middle of a worldwide pandemic. We find ourselves experiencing an emotional stew of fear, confusion, anger, and hopelessness. We mourn as a nation and many of us have been touched personally by loss from this invisible yet felt presence of this virus. So now what do we do? Where […]

When We Fear

Posted on: March 1st, 2020

March 2020 has brought fear regarding the worldwide health crises of Corona Virus.  Our daily interactions have changed, sporting and recreational events have been cancelled or postponed, people are going to stores and purchasing items in case they are not able to leave home, and the stock market as plummeted. So here we are. What […]

Caregivers need Care Too

Posted on: February 4th, 2020

I, like many people of my generation are now finding themselves in the role as caregiver. Whether you are caring for aging parents or helping your college age children or like me, the mother of teenagers on their way to high school and helping my husband care for his mother, finding time for self-care can […]

A New Decade

Posted on: January 7th, 2020

It’s 2020! I remember being a child in the 70s thinking 2020 would have flying cars and look like something from the cartoon “The Jetsons.” I reflect on my anticipation of a great new world, the sense of awe and wonder. The ideas and imagination of a child brings a sense of expectation. We may […]