How to succeed with your new year’s resolution: Let it be and let it go

It’s that time of year again when many of us think of something new we can take on, be it a new pattern or goal like losing weight, sitting down to write that novel, eating healthier or being kinder to our loved ones. The new year is a great inspiration for starting over or trying [...]

Pausing to find what really matters

I recently heard an interview on NPR with the film director and documentarian Werner Herzog whose newest film “Into the Abyss” focuses on the ripple effects of criminal acts on both the perpetrators and victims of murder.     In the interview, Herzog says that when you ask inmates who have been sentenced to life [...]

Mindful Facebooking or Facebook Detox? Options for overchecking

  Facebook is amazing on many levels. You can connect with old friends you never knew how to locate, look up an ex-girlfriend you might want to reconciliate with, find people to date from your friends’ lists of friends (not so much) and connect socially even when you’re home sick or having a lonely weekend. [...]

Welcome to my new blog “Is there life after therapy”?

Welcome to my blog! I am a manhattan based psychotherapist, passionate about my work with people. In addition to the many trainings I have had in psychotherapy practice, I spent a decent amount of time (and money..) as a psychotherapy patient which was invaluable for personal growth. Knowing what it’s like to be a client [...]