Category Archives: About Therapy

Saying Goodbye in Therapy

Last week, after 3 years of practice, I closed the doors to my Palo Alto office location.  Over the last… more →


Therapist Jargon: Dual Relationships

Therapists will sometimes talk about “dual relationships” as a reason that they cannot work with a particular client, but what… more →


Making the Call

That first phone call to a psychologist or therapist can be pretty nerve wracking.  It takes a lot of courage… more →


An Introduction to My Practice

For many people, going to therapy for the first time is anxiety provoking.  It can be intimidating when you don’t… more →


Weakness or Strength

It can be very difficult to seek help, especially when many people fear that they will be judged negatively, or… more →


The First Therapy Session – What To Expect

If you have scheduled a first session with a psychologist, you have already had to jump over a number of… more →


“It’s Not That Bad…”

People often wonder whether what they are experiencing is severe enough to warrant professional attention. I would urge them to… more →


I Have Friends & Family…Why Should I Talk to a Psychologist?

Talking to friends and family in times of difficulty can be incredibly helpful. Often they can provide support to help… more →


Are you analyzing me right now?

 “So, you are a psychologist, huh?  What do you really do?  What kind of people do you work with?”  “… more →