‘Tis the Season….for Family Drama

Family drama….we all have it. Unfortunately, the holiday season seems to make it worse. Often, you and your troublesome loved one want the same thing- a satisfying relationship. However, there are times that we simply disagree. What can we do about it? 1. Be honest with one another. “Giving in” and agreeing to do something…

Grief and the Holidays

Look around you- holiday shopping, events, and celebrations are in full swing. Unfortunately, not everyone finds the holidays to be a joyous time of year. For many, this is the first holiday without a loved one. The grief can be overwhelming and feelings of loneliness can seem enormous . If someone you love is grieving,…

Demystifying Mental Health Provider Nomenclature

Welcome to the second edition of my blog. Thank you for allowing me to occupy a piece of the real estate in your inbox! For this second post, I’d like to provide a little information about the various providers of mental health services. Let’s examine the different types of providers. There are psychiatrists, therapists, counselors,…