Your Secrets Can Hurt You
Secrets keep us isolated and harm our physical and mental health. Connection to a safe other is part of taking care of ourselves.
Thorny Issues: For Alaskans Dealing with Veto-induced Anxiety, a Therapist Offers Advice
Politics and political decisions both locally and nationally can feel threatening and leave us feeling out of control. These threats can cau
Under Siege: Stress in a Polarized World
Our polarized world leads to a sense of constant threat and fear which can result in a sense of unrelenting stress and anxiety.
Counteract the Effects of Our Natural Negativity Bias
Our brains are naturally wired to notice the negative. Great when we were not top of the food chain, but not so great in our modern world.
My cup is full (and not of the good stuff!)
In our busy lives we are often stretched to capacity. If we aren't mindful of what fills our time and attention, our finite capacity ma
Reorienting from the Negative: There’s always something good to orient to…find it!
It can be easy to fall into negative thinking, but that limits our potential. Noticing the negative patterns is the first step in making a
Untangling and updating old learning using EMDR
When we have a traumatic experience, our brain may be unable to accurately process and store what happened. This can leave us with beliefs w
Healing our minds.
When you break your leg, if everything is working as it should generally the bone heals. If, however, you break your leg badly and do not ha
What is EMDR?
EMDR is a therapy tool which can be effective treating a number of issues including those related to trauma. It can be helpful in updating o