It’s Fall Again…

And two days later it's fall again. It's back to the wardrobe to get those layers for the change in weather. While not as quick, emotional and behavioral change follows a similar principle, a change in environment forces us to assess our resources, take a risk to pick one of the options available to us [...]


On Shortcuts

"...the shortcut is the long way..." Seth Godin Many of our patients come to us with a sense of being "stuck". We work hard to help you increase flexibility in your thoughts, emotions and behavior. We believe in your capacity to Change, Heal and Grow. It's challenging but rewarding work. Let's keep moving #stigmafighters


Summer in October

It's summer in October. Just listened to Marketing guru Seth Godin on Marie Forleo TV. Nugget of wisdom - focus on being important to one person, then 10, then 100. I like this approach #stigmafighters. Summer in hearts and minds.


Coping With Violence

As we all struggle to cope with the brutal violence and murder of African-American men in Louisiana and Minnesota by police officers and the murder of police officers in Texas, it is important to find effective ways to cope with the traumatic effects of these acts of violence. 1.       If possible refrain from watching the [...]


Fighting Stigma

In an effort to advocate for those suffering and struggling with mental illness, we were invited to contribute a mental health column on the website of the First Lady of Guyana, Mrs. Sandra Granger. Visit our column here:


On Mentorship

A few months ago I was asked to join a discussion about a recent study that suggested that subtle and overt bias place women in leadership positions at higher risk of depression than their male counterparts, here’s my quote in January’s issue of Fast Company magazine “Having a mentor can also prepare women for the [...]


4 Ways to Keep Your Motivation Engines Running

It has been an especially difficult winter for us here in New York but wherever you are like most of us you are probably struggling to maintain that New Year’s resolution or like some you have stopped altogether. Here are 4 ways to fire up your motivation 1. Start and Start Again Research has consistently [...]


Small Steps for Big Wins in 2015

Did you know that only 8% of people achieve their new year’s resolutions and that most people give up  as early as one month after they have set them? Let’s work to change that. As we get another fresh start with the New Year we can set or renew resolutions that we know can work. [...]


Find Your Motivation

“Success” is a word that is frequently mentioned when people try to define the American dream. But defining success is itself a difficult and illusory thing to do. The truth is success is extremely subjective, and defining success in your life is a very personal experience. How do you succeed? By finding the motivation to [...]