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You Aren’t Alone

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  In my experience as a psychologist who treats anxiety, panic attacks, and phobias, I have seen people isolated and excluded by the disorders. My focus is, of course, on helping them conquer the problems. But during the process of learning the CBT tools to overcome the problem, how do they put one foot in front of another?   Consider... View Article

Valentine’s Day – A day to break the mold?

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  There are innumerable forces that can influence our actions…and our inaction. A recent CBS news video referenced how Japanese men (and women) have historically been discouraged by unseen cultural forces from publically expressing love.   We are told that most of the men in the video segment were uncomfortable even saying the L-word on Valentine’s Day. But each of... View Article