"...one good thing about music when it hits you feel no pain..."- Bob Marley While walking to the train a few weeks ago, blaring from one car, rap music, from another Indian pop music. Two blocks later a man is singing a lovely tune with no accompaniment, in Arabic, yep I asked him. Such a [...]
That little rhyme ‘sticks and stones’ was probably devised by denial and sustained by hopefulness. In reality if your partner said, "You're stupid and your opinion doesn't matter" then chances are you'll feel hurt. These types of words are direct and overtly inappropriate. However, it is more subtle forms of communication that can be equally [...]
Loving your partner is an obvious component of a happy marriage. Liking your partner beyond the hype of engagement stories, marriage plans, and the novelty of a new life together is a less obvious component for many couples. After the glitter settles and the wedding gifts stop arriving, you're left with two people having to [...]
As we leave the weekend behind, we find a new opportunity to focus. Focus on our goals, our dreams and all the small steps we plan to take to meet them. Monday motivation, #stigmafighters, let's renew our focus on change, growth and healing, with help and support we can do this!
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 [...]
"...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
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.
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 [...]
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: http://sandragranger.com/index.php/2015/11/28/why-we-dont-have-to-be-ashamed-to-talk-about-depression/
We are at the end of National Mental Health Month. Let's work together to erase the stigma of seeking help, psychotherapy, therapy, counseling.