Why Your Marriage is Failing

Why Your Marriage is Failing

I want to tell you about something called attachment.  This is vital to your relationship. Let me tell you a little bit about what attachment is and when it happens;  when it begins.  Where it Begins Attachment is something that happens between a child...
How To Reduce Anxiety with DBT

How To Reduce Anxiety with DBT

I’ve talked about why I’m so happy I never got the diagnosis of anxiety. If you haven’t read that article, I urge you to check it out. Now let me tell you how I used DBT Skills for anxiety and how you can use it too. DBT Skills teaches you mindfulness skills as a core...
Signs You Were Raised By a Parent with Anxiety

Signs You Were Raised By a Parent with Anxiety

My mom loves telling me, I’m just like her. Yep, she’s right in many ways. As a grown up and having become a therapist, I now know that my mother has anxiety. She is definitely the quieter and the shy one. Growing up, I didn’t notice it as much, however, now that I’m...
How DBT Completely Changed My Life

How DBT Completely Changed My Life

I remember in my very early years as a social worker. I had a vague idea of what Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) was, I just new I really liked the idea of having skills and teaching people life skills. I now love many aspects of DBT. I also incorporate DBT into...
The Best Ways to Bring DBT into Your Daily Life

The Best Ways to Bring DBT into Your Daily Life

After I had my daughter, it seemed like all my good habits went out the door and all the bad habits remained. How did that happen when most people seem to get better at habits and “multitasking” after the baby comes. Well first, there’s no such thing as multitasking....