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Dr. Russ Morfitt

Anxiety

Summertime! Swimsuit Anxiety…

I love to hear stories of personal growth. I’m a psychologist; it’s a big part of what we do. Now and then I like to feature the voice of someone sharing their own story in their own voice. Summer is a season for grilling and swimming with family and friends.…
Dr. Russ Morfitt
July 15, 2015
Anxiety

Take Back Your Island (from Anxiety)

Summer is here! The warm sun of summer often encourages us to engage in new commitments and patterns as we look ahead with hope, making, for some, new seasonal resolutions. Often, those of us hoping for change are facing some kind of fear, whether it’s fear-of-the-new or fear-of-changing-the-old. One of…
Dr. Russ Morfitt
June 26, 2015
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

4 Reasons to Share Your Story Now

If you’ve been following the media at all the past month, you’ve probably heard about Demi Lovato and her openness about her struggles with depression, as she launched the Be Vocal campaign. It’s an important reminder about the power of sharing personal stories. My years of experience helping others deal…
Dr. Russ Morfitt
June 15, 2015
Anxiety

Social Anxiety Spy For a Day: Data Collection

Physicist Richard Feynman once noted, “You can know the name of a bird in all the languages of the world, but when you're finished, you'll know absolutely nothing whatever about the bird... So let's look at the bird and see what it's doing—that's what counts. I learned very early the…
Dr. Russ Morfitt
April 20, 2015