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Changing Jobs-Should I?

It seems that as of late, there is a common theme running throughout my office. Many folks are considering the need to change jobs-or change their profession all together. Because of this, I decided to make this blog-about just that-changing jobs/careers, and when to know that you absolutely need...

Anger: The Devil Or The Angel

  If there is one thing that inevitably comes up in my sessions with clients, it is dealing with anger. Whether it is the client’s anger issues that they themselves are experiencing, or the anger that is being directed at them from someone else. Anger is one of those...

Mass Shootings And Males

  I don’t think that I need to explain to everyone, that this epidemic of gun violence has been speeding more and more out of control. One can only hope, that with the most recent Florida high school shooting on Valentines Day, that somehow, someway, something can be done...

Building Confidence

One of the constant issues that I am confronted with in psychotherapy, is confidence. I hear from so many clients that they are not confident in their abilities, confident in themselves, and confident that they can do the right thing(s) when push comes to shove. Inevitably, when I ask...

Rocking The ‘Boat’

  In the aftermath of the Larry Nassar fiasco this past week, I got to thinking about the courage to speak out, and speak up, and take action. I watched several of the videos of the courageous gymnasts who faced the accused, the judge-and the amazing way she handled...

The Mental Health Benefits Of Volunteering

Last Sunday (12/17/17), my family and I delivered Christmas- literally, to a family in need. This was our 8th year participating in this, and it never ceases to amaze me, the joy and ‘high’ that comes from participating in this program every year. It truly-never gets old. Fueled by...

Exercise Addiction

Exercise Addiction Note: This bi-weekly blog was inspired by my concern for a loved one, that without a doubt, is engaging in exercise addiction. My concern for this person, along with discussion with my own personal trainer about this issue, provided the impetus for this writing. Society is inundated...

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Psychiatric After Effects

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) And The Psychiatric After-Effects If you have ever known anyone that has suffered brain injury, whether from an accident, stroke or other medical complication, or, from aggressive, long term engagement in sports (ie. Football, Hockey), no doubt, you have seen them develop significant behavioral changes...