Can’t They See It? NO!

One of the chief motivations for individuals to seek psychotherapy is relationship dissatisfaction. Many of my individual clients have partners who refuse to attend therapy with them. They typically request feedback from me on what could be going through their partner’s head. “Who does that,” is a common question, which I have discovered is a… Read More

There Are No Negative Emotions

The average person tends to classify emotions as either positive or negative. I even hear psychologist, coaches, and others in the various helping professions refer to them in this manner as well. However, emotions are chemicals called neuropeptides that carry energy and information throughout the body and its different systems.  These processes have evolved over… Read More

Why Most OCD Treatments Don’t Work

Perhaps, nothing in all of mental health causes more psychological and emotional suffering as severe OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder). Imagine constant intrusive thoughts that could be related to the necessity of engaging in a particular behavior, such as hand-washing, counting, or endlessly checking on a specific task.  Or worse yet, a person is obsessively fearful of… Read More