It has been three months since the North Bay firestorm. I hope you have settled into the new rhythm of daily living. The land and the houses in Petaluma were mostly untouched by the fire itself, but its effects are still deeply felt. Many of us feel the pain, sometimes more than we realize. MyContinue reading “Triggers after the Fire”
Are therapists affected by traumas? Yes, as none of us are emotion-proof. Many of us have learned to believe we are “bullet-proof” from emotions, or that we ought to be. You may wear emotion-proof armor 24/7 so you can do your job or be the rock in your family. Some jobs require this armor. IContinue reading “Updating Your Emotional Armor”
If you’ve never been in therapy, you might be surprised to find how much therapists charge for “just talking.” Even if you have had good therapy experiences in the past, it may still seem too expensive. Or maybe you feel that things don’t happen quickly enough for you for the money you pay. I’ve beenContinue reading “Therapy and Money”
What makes psychotherapy different from talking to a friend?