by Lauren David, Ph.D. When asked directly, most people would say that sleep is important. But why is it important? What does sleep do for us, exactly? How much sleep do we actually need? And if we’re having trouble sleeping, what are some ways to improve our sleep? Sleep 101 Sleep is one of the […]
It has been a difficult, and for many women, painful, couple weeks politically. I thought it would be a good time for a quick reflection on a couple things we can do in our own lives to more fully own our own bodies and how they are treated and to make it easier for other […]
Feeling overwhelmed due to feelings of anxiety and stress? How do we cope when life feels like its moving too fast and its causing us to panic or to lose control? In this episode of Therapy 101, Lisa Baker talks about some powerful in the moment techniques you can use to reduce feelings of stress […]
What kind of feelings and personal growth can you expect from an effective therapy session? Today in our Therapy 101 series, Dr. Tori Olds shares her thoughts on this and talks about the ways therapy can cause you to experience new and positive things through reflection and connection with your therapist.
A question we sometimes get from people who have never tried psychotherapy or might not understand it is: “How is working with a psychotherapist different than talking to a friend?” While healthy friendships often mean a give-and-take of emotional support, its dramatically different than talking to a therapist. Psychotherapy offers a space that is all […]
It can be a very difficult thing to talk to someone about some of the more private details of your emotions. However, it’s important that you know that your therapy sessions are a place of comfort and free from judgement. In this episode of Therapy 101 Lisa Baker, LCSW talks about these feelings of vulnerability […]
Meet Lisa Baker, one of Deep Eddy Psychotherapy’s fantastic therapists and our new Practice Manager! This video will be the first of many introducing the many wonderful clinician’s that work for DEP and some of the styles and techniques they use in their therapy sessions. Lisa has been producing some fantastic and highly educational content […]
Have you ever wondered what the difference between a psychologist and a therapist is? Or maybe have been confused by all the titles you might see attached to licensed professionals like Ph.D, LPC, or LMFT? In this quick episode of Therapy 101 Dr. Tori Olds explains some of the differences between these professions and titles.
Are you a therapist in Austin, Texas? Deep Eddy Psychotherapy offers Minding the Heart a 14 week training group led by Dr. Tori Olds and Dr. Sydnor Sikes. Minding the Heart covers topics like trauma work, mindfulness, nuerobiology and many others. The meetings are both educational and highly experiential focusing on being both a […]
Have you ever had trouble shaking the feeling of embarrassment over something in the past? In our first installment of Psychology 101, Dr. Tori Olds explains the origin of why human beings have these feelings of shame and the importance of giving yourself some compassion when feeling discouraged or embarrassed. Psychology 101 is a video […]
It’s important to remember that the intake session is a mutual interview to make sure that you and your therapist will be a good fit. Your therapist is likely to ask you many questions but it’s also your chance to ask your own questions. In this second episode of Therapy 101 Dr. Charlotte Howard discusses […]
Many people feel nervous for their first therapy appointment. It’s hard to know what to expect and due to the extremely personal nature of counseling it can feel like a big leap of faith to open up to someone. It’s important to remember all of these feelings are normal! In the inaugural episode of Deep […]