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 […]
Boredom often reflects some kind of disconnect from one’s life force. When one’s needs are not met, one may come to expect disappointment and eventually give up and stop reaching out for what one really wants. And if we go so far as to disconnect from desire, we stop seeking in the world and experience loses its passion.
I just happened upon this article my sister (psychologist, Charlotte Howard) wrote a few years ago. It has some simple, but powerful, advice on how to build a happy life so I thought I would share! Three Keys to a Joyful Life A friend asked me, based on my experience as a psychologist watching people […]