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Why it's important to feel your feelings

Every now and then, I just need a good cry. I’m not going to lie to you. I’ve been having a hard time lately. COVID has meant that my...

The price of diet culture

Have you ever refrained from an activity because you're unhappy with your body size? Maybe you skipped celebrating a friend's birthday to...

How to challenge your irrational anxiety

Sometimes, anxiety just chatters away in our head, moving from one worse case scenario to another. Do you ever notice how when that...

Legitimate advice from pop culture

Every now and then, a song, a TV show, or a movie gets it right. Here is my collection of absolutely fabulous wisdom from popular media:...

What Dieting Does to Your Body

Lately, I have been diving into the detrimental effects of diet culture. Diet culture tells us that there is an ideal body shape and/or...

Intro to Self-Compassion

Self-compassion entails being warm and understanding toward ourselves when we suffer, fail, or feel inadequate, rather than ignoring our...

Your Trauma Does Not Define You

When we fail to deal with our trauma, whether by taking on blame, disassociating, trying to bury our memories, or repeatedly reliving the...

How to get out of the comparison trap

“I’m not ______ enough.” Rich, skinny, nice, cool, smart, put together, the list goes on and on. So many of us fall into this “not...

Seeking therapy is not a sign of failure

I've noticed a theme with my new clients recently: shame around seeking therapy. By the time many people and couples sit down with me,...

5 reasons to go to couples therapy

When most people think about couples therapy, they think of couples on the brink of divorce or fighting against enormous problems in...

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