No You’re Not Crazy, You May Be Finding Yourself in a Forced Abusive Relationship

It is with great sadness that I write this post. We therapists are taught to be neutral. We don’t tend to share our opinions with clients, particularly our political opinions. But I am also a counselor and part of the counseling tradition does believe that we are agents of social justice, that we do have… Read More No You’re Not Crazy, You May Be Finding Yourself in a Forced Abusive Relationship

“Ain’t That Just Like Me?” Yes David Bowie It Is, Thank You!

Today I heard someone say, in reference to David Bowie’s death, that for him rock stars had been more like prophets than just entertainers. That people like John Lennon and David Bowie had more influence on his values and sense of tolerance than any religious leader ever had. Maybe this is why we seem to… Read More “Ain’t That Just Like Me?” Yes David Bowie It Is, Thank You!

Shrinking With the Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch as Hamlet is Very Therapeutic Indeed

Shakespeare is apparently very happening right now and thank goodness because after recently seeing Hamlet I’m reminded of how powerful Shakespeare can be and how it provides a rare opportunity in our modern society to see and connect to expressions of the deepest emotions that human beings experience. Through the wonders of modern technology, National… Read More Shrinking With the Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch as Hamlet is Very Therapeutic Indeed