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Is House Hunting Breaking Your Marriage?

Five years ago when my husband and I began looking for our first house, I remember it was a night mare. As we went from house to house, it felt like we wouldn’t find a place to agree on. Out came out our differences and the ANGRY feelings in the whole process, I remember our…

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New DBT Group for High Stressed High Schoolers

New DBT Group for High Stressed High Schoolers in Austin, TX Musarat Yusufali LCSW Do you have a high schooler that’s a high achiever and a high stressed teen? If so, consider my new group for them. I’ll be starting a new group for Juniors and Seniors in High School that are motivated in school,…

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My Son Told Me He is Depressed, What should I tell him?

Recently, a mother asked me what she can say to her adult son that is experiencing depression. Her son had approached her asking for her prayers. And this is my response to her. Take your son by his hands and say to him, “of course I will pray for you. You always have my prayers.”…

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Why do I have Anxiety? I’m an Extrovert!

I was talking to a friend some time ago and she told me about a time she had anxiety. She was at a mosque and was about to do a brief presentation. All of a sudden she noticed feeling week, her heart started racing and she felt so chocked up, she had to leave the…

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How To Tell If DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) Is Right For You

DBT which stands for Dialectical Behavior Therapy, is the buzz word in the therapy world. Lots of people are hearing about DBT and being recommended for DBT. How do you know if DBT is right for you and what’s different about DBT? What is DBT? Let’s quickly look at what DBT is. DBT is an…

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This Mindset Shift Could Help You Feel More Wholeness

Do you come from a mindset of why me? Why am I the only one that is on time (or late) … Why am I the only one that feels so upset (or can’t feel any emotion) … Why am I the only one always saying sorry first (or can’t says sorry) … The list…

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3 Ways to Increase Wholeness and Feeling Complete

Sometimes we wake up and we are feeling just not quite ourselves. Maybe we’ve had an unsettling conversation the night before. Or perhaps we are going through a life change such as a relationship break up and everything including your body feels surreal. Here are the three simple exercises that you can practice that will…

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What No One Tells You About Trauma

When most of us hear about trauma, we imagine war, brutal accidents, sexual abuse, parents disciple that involves bruises and beating. That’s the typical images of trauma that media has ingrained in our minds. Most of us, however, haven’t experience many of these situations and yet we find ourselves ruminating on past experiences that were…

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