Friday, July 28, 2017

What Me Worry?: Why Worrying Does More Harm Than Good

Worry is a natural part of the human condition. It has historically played a vital role in our survival and it helps us cope with many of the challenges we face today. At the same time, worry that is too intense, too frequent, and too unrelenting can d...

The Unattainable Standard For Men and Boys

By Hilary Jacobs Hendel, LCSW     Picture a twenty-four-year-old adorable, intelligent but anxious and insecure young man. Joe, as I will call him, often feels frightened. If he were to pause for a moment and check in with his physica...

Mind-Body Connections For Anxiety Reduction

There is a terrible feeling most of us have experienced before during stressful times. It’s that vague sense of dread that something is going to go wrong and that we should do something but don’t know what that is. The heart starts racing o...

Regrets? Why Worrying Shouldn’t Be One of Them

Regrets? Why Worrying Shouldn’t Be One of Them   Recently, I came across this wonderful article from Business Insider. The article summarizes the regrets that people have when they look back on their lives. Many of the regrets were so...

Music As Therapy

Music As Therapy   Cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, is an evidence based practice aimed at helping people reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety.  CBT works through learning how what we say to ourselves has a direct correlation to h...

Are you Missing the Signs of Toddler Anxiety?

Are you Missing the Signs of Toddler Anxiety?     Toddlers have it made. With hours to play and no responsibilities - what could possibly cause a toddler to be anxious, right?       Wrong. Just like adults, toddlers don&...

Recent articles

A Clean Slate

Marie and Luke were in unfortunately familiar territory in this fight. Mostly they got along okay; but then something relatively small would happen and it would seem to set off a bigger fight. It was if the fight was about something bigger than what t...

Parental Mental Illness

Coping with Loss

More articles