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...