welcome

We are all different and yet, we are the same. We share this human experience. At a time when we have more ways to connect with one another than ever before, most of us feel increasingly disconnected and alone. We turn on the television and see horrific images of terrorism’s aftermath, only to be followed by commercials depicting that happiness will come to us if we look like a supermodel. Fast-paced schedules have become the new normal and we think that every spare second we are not busy, needs to be filled by staring at something on our iPhone. Anxiety and depression rates are higher than ever before, and I find myself constantly asking, “Is this how we are meant to live?”

My hope is to address some of the most common psychological experiences in a helpful way. In my years as a psychotherapist and in my own life, I have observed that many of our experiences are more alike than we realize, but how we interpret these experiences and what we choose to do with them varies greatly. I am most interested in what impacts the quality of our lives, so I primarily write about such subjects. Like everyone else, I am always learning. Here is what I have observed so far…