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 […]