Please visit this link to an open letter I wrote to our community in the aftermath of the shooting on 11/13 if interested.
So. Well….This is awkward… It has clearly been a long, long while since I have published anything on my site. To be exact, I haven’t written a piece since 2021 rolled over. I have an unfinished draft of a piece I was writing on depression that also spoke to how I was feeling during theContinue reading “Avoidance, Procrastination, and Hiatus, Oh My!”
We are on the cusp of winter and as we usher out this difficult year, I find myself reflecting on those I have lost. I imagine the empty spaces that are left in the homes of those who have passed, the Zoom calls or visits that would be scheduled, the socially-distanced connections. This is aContinue reading “Missing, But Not Lost”
As therapists, we are aware of how powerful language is for both healing and harm. We are also appreciative of how limiting language is of human experience. Otto Rank, Sigmund Freud, and Wilfred Bion all theorized that we are born into trauma due in part to not being able to verbalize our initial experiences. ImagineContinue reading “The Swearing In of A Therapeutic Space: How to Therapeutically Swear and Fucking Mean it!”
Productivity Fight I am going to paint you a quick picture of the space I am currently occupying. It took some internal fight to find the productivity to sit at my desk to write. “What’s the point?” has been going through my head a lot recently. It has felt really difficult to focus for aContinue reading “On Productivity and Balancing Rest”