co-regulation, perspectives therapy services

Co-regulation

Self-regulation of emotions and behaviors is what helps adults be happy and healthy, but how does one obtain this skill? Co-regulation is a process used to regulate emotions from a caregiver. Caregivers are core providers for emotional comfort, feelings of…

wishing dreaming, perspectives therapy services

I Wish I Didn’t Wish

As long as I can remember, I desired to have a thin midsection. I can recall being a young girl and picking up on messages from the women in my life that thin equaled beautiful, happy, successful, in-control and desirable….

the problem with shame, perspectives therapy services

The Problem with Shame

Welcome! I’m so glad you’re here! You’re interested in caring for yourself and I’m honored to be a part of the journey; it’s truly my pleasure. Whether therapy is for addiction, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, eating disorders, grief, or a…

sexual addiction, perspectives therapy services

Sex Addiction

I would like to write a few words about the continuing problems with what has become collectively known as Sexual Addiction.  This wide description of Behavioral Addictions may encompass a very wide range of behaviors such as Infidelity in committed…

bipolar disorder, perspectives therapy services

Bipolar disorder has been the ride of a lifetime. I have been traveling with this mood disorder before I even knew about mental health. I was blessed with a large family and my older brother Tony was diagnosed with Bipolar…

stress, the impact on your health, perspectives therapy services

Stress: Is It Really All That Bad?

Working as an AmeriCorps at a youth development nonprofit has been a wonderful opportunity that I’ll always be grateful to have had. I’ve gained a lot of professional experience and personal fulfillment during my time at Kid Power, and it…

Hello dear ones!  Happy New Year and welcome to 2019.  I think one of the biggest lessons we need to learn is that balance between effort and ease, striving and allowing, setting goals and allowing whatever happens to be your…