Why do I procrastinate?

Posted on: June 28, 2016
procrastination

If procrastination is so destructive then why do we do it? Why don’t we just create to-do lists and stick to them? The answer is simple: we procrastinate excessively due to unresolved emotional/existential conflicts about our lives. Read more…

Is it fear that prevents emotional intimacy? Not exactly.

Posted on: January 12, 2016
growth mindset

Fear is too often seen as the cause of emotional disturbances in relationships when, in truth, it is actually more of the effect. The effect of what? Insufficient experience and inadequate learning.  Read more…

can porn really be an addiction?

Posted on: December 9, 2015
porn addiction

Drug and alcohol addiction are often likened to cancer in that they develop in stages, with stage 4 literally being deadly. Addiction to porn develops in stages as well, and while no one will die from using porn, there are many, many people who are experiencing the potential or actual “death” of their healthy sex drives, self-esteem and important relationships.  Read more…

Is your childhood keeping you from building healthy relationships?

Posted on: November 23, 2015
childhood affecting relationships

Inside and outside of the psychotherapy office, it’s not unusual to hear someone say, “The past is in the past.” Actually, when it comes to relationships, the past is always present. In this regard, the important question to ask yourself when attempting to build healthy relationships is: HOW is the past present?  Read more…

psychotherapy & spirituality

Posted on: April 19, 2015
Poetry-of-Spirituality-Elizabeth-Dickson

I met Elizabeth Dickson in the mid-1990’s and her impact on my life and career has been beyond measurable. The combination of her worldliness, her passions, her integrity and her authenticity allowed her to form very real, warm and eminently helpful relationships with clients and colleagues alike. Read more…