When emotions manifest physically

Somatization is the physical manifestation of emotional or psychological pain. There are a lot of people who, due to family or spiritual beliefs or cultural norms, are unable to admit to having emotional difficulties. Depression or anxiety may be seen as personal weaknesses, and admitting to those moods and the impact they can have on …

I must be perfect!

I often think of how understanding people tend to be with their friends and loved ones, and yet how incredibly hard they are on themselves. It’s a startling dichotomy. Living up to the expectations you have of yourself in your head can be fruitless at best and damaging at worst. Getting rid of the voice …

Do I need this?

You: I’ve been feeling depressed… Everyone you know: I know! Join the club!! ♥You: I’m really having problems with my husband/wife… ♥Everyone you know: S/he’s an IDIOT. Kick them to the curb!!! You: I’ve done something I’m not proud of… Everyone you know: What is wrong with you? Why would you do that? Are you …

Mondays – Same day availability

Although I usually require 24 hour’s notice for appointments, I have realized that Mondays seem to require more immediacy. Monday can be a hard day. Weekends often create emotional stress that can feel overwhelming. I get that. I really do. Because I get more calls for immediate appointments on Mondays than on other days of …