Psychological Safety

Psychological Safety

The system is not designed to protect our psychological safety. Although life is opening back up, people are boostered, and hot girl summer is around the corner, there are some pandemic ripples that are still in big motion.⁣ ⁣ Anyone who has picked up the phone,...
For the Giver

For the Giver

Giving is a big undertaking. Giving to others. Counseling. Doctoring. Nursing. Mothering. Fathering. Leading. Teaching. Mentoring. So many ways that we do giving. Endless ways.⁣ ⁣ But sometimes the give makes us give in, give up, give out, give away the last little...
It’s OK to not feel OK.

It’s OK to not feel OK.

Ever wonder about Robin Williams, Anthony Bourdain, or Kate Spade? Huge successes. Passionate in their careers. And often seen smiling, carrying on, only to decide to take what one of my favorite humans of all time calls the “self checkout line.” Depression. What is...
Was Einstein a therapist too?

Was Einstein a therapist too?

I love Einstein. I love him because somehow his many theories of relativity and beyond seem to apply so perfectly to the trauma/change/healing/life-in-general-being-a-human world.⁣ ⁣ “We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created...
Ambiguous Loss

Ambiguous Loss

Ambiguous loss ⁣ ⁣ We don’t talk about it enough, or much at all. We wake, we breathe, we go about our days, we sleep. We repeat. In that hustling and shuffling about while being human, there are clear gains. And clear losses. Birth, death. Life lived, life ended....
Feel it to Heal it

Feel it to Heal it

Oooo that super scary F-word… feelings! ⁣ I think about this often; what is it about feelings that are so scary for people?⁣ ⁣ Doing clinical work over the years with kids as compared to adult clients is funny (not funny). Adults come in, you ask how they are,...