Why does anxiety hit us where it hurts?

Anxiety picks the worst times to torment us, and because it’s in our own brains, it torments us about what we care about the most at each stage

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When to Involve Family in Therapy

How often do you involve family in therapy sessions when you are treating an anxious client? In my practice, I encourage my clients to invite anyone who may

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Cultivating Gratitude

Clients who come to see us suffering terribly from anxiety and OCD understandably often have little ability to think about being grateful for anything. They just want to

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Kids with OCD Show the Power of Not Keeping it a Secret

Last week I held a Community event for kids with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). I showed the movie: “Unstuck: An OCD Kid’s Movie” at a local movie house

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New CBT Online Class with Small Group Case Consultation

We are excited to announce that enrollment is open for our much-anticipated online class: CBT for Anxiety and OCD with Small Group Case Consultation.  Beginning September 3rd, this class includes

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Treating Pregnancy and Postpartum Anxiety

Pregnancy and postpartum offer a host of opportunities to practice anxiety work. The hormones that rage through us can often lead to unpleasant mood swings. Then there is

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Getting Started with a new Client? Focus on Empathy and Psycho education

I love the success stories my clients share with me. I feel joy seeing a client move from living a life painfully limited by anxiety to a rich,

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Restorative Yoga is a Gift in Many Ways

I recently attended a restorative yoga class. I had many reasons not to go due to the day/time of the class and the cost of the class. But

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The Power of Sharing Your Fears: Words From a Sufferer

One of my clients wrote about the freedom she felt when she finally got the courage to share her OCD themes with her family. This is what she

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