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August 13, 2019

Marriage is a long and winding journey. It can be easy to get lost along the way, and most of us only vaguely realize we are lost. The sign posts seem the same, the surroundings familiar, but slowly over the long haul the map becomes unrecognizable. There is no time to...

January 23, 2019

In my practice in Old Saybrook, as well as with my video clients in other states, I've been incorporating meditation as part of their journey of growth and increased self-awareness. The results have been stunning. I'm so excited to share this with you today so...

If you’re looking for help getting oriented to therapy and counseling, you’ve come to the right place. Perhaps you’ve used my guide to finding a therapist in Old Saybrook and have read all about what to ask them, and now you’re getting ready to go to your first session...

Hopefully, you’ve identified a few therapists in Old Saybrook who seem like promising possibilities to help you meet your goals. When you pick up the phone to call the therapists or counselors on your list, what should you ask? What do you say? How will you know if it’...

June 25, 2018

Old Saybrook is an incredible town. We have gorgeous beaches, a small community where you see a familiar face everywhere you go, and wonderful events and recreation to enjoy. It’s true that our breathtaking views of the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound are enoug...

June 12, 2018

Mindfulness helps women improve their mental health by bringing awareness to the thoughts that are impacting their behaviors, actions, and feelings. For the women I work with, often those deep down thoughts are, “I’m afraid of failure.” Or “I’m not sure I’m enough,” Or...

April 10, 2018

At work, we have clear strategies to effect change when things get tough; and yet in our personal lives we allow ourselves to live so long at our low points. We watch ourselves struggle, repeat old patterns, and stay stuck. What I hope I’ve helped bring to light for yo...

November 27, 2017

These are my top five tips for navigating the holidays (with kids) while going through a divorce. This is uncharted territory for your entire family. A little guidance can go a long way.

September 18, 2017

Let's be clear: judgment is a double whammy. Other people judge us AND we judge ourselves. Ouch and ouch. But what if we uncovered the sources of your judgement? Naked judgment is vulnerable judgment. It's judgment we can poke at and deflate. Raising awareness...

September 11, 2017

Guilt is like a weight in your heart. It can be heavy. It's a drag. It's the voice in your head that tells you what you should be doing that you're clearly not doing. There are answers to our guilt, only we rarely feed ourselves those answers. Instead, we w...

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