Depression

Learn about the latest research on Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy and other mindfulness-based tools to ease depression and take back balance.

 Mindfulness for OCD

-Mindfulness techniques for working with obsessions and compulsions Mindfulness for OCD

Anxiety is a Big Fat Liar!!

Anxiety is a Big Fat Liar!!

Learn more about befriending your nervous system by participating in the self-paced, science-based Foundations of Well-Being course taught by Neuropsychologist Dr. Rick Hanson.  Click on the box below for details: Anxiety is a dirty rotten Liar.  Well, most of the time.  If you’re about to rob a bank, or scream at your…

Using Mindfulness to Soften Social Anxiety

Shyness is painful at any age – and if you experience full-blown social anxiety, it can be devastating taking a toll on relationships, or stalling your education or career.  Even simple day-to-day activities, like exercising or eating in public can be difficult for someone with social anxiety.  If you suffer…

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder:  How Mindfulness can Help

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: How Mindfulness can Help

There are many components of mindfulness that can help if you are ready to change obsessive thoughts or compulsive habits.   Whether or not you have a confirmed diagnosis of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), these habits can be very painful and disruptive.  Symptoms of OCD include troublesome repetitive thoughts (obsessions)…

Overwhelm and Isolation:  How mindful hub can help

Overwhelm and Isolation: How mindful hub can help

In my therapy practice I can pretty easily classify my clients’ struggles into two categories.  They are either struggling with overwhelm or isolation, and oftentimes both.  Overwhelm comes in many flavors.  I sit with young adults just starting out and older adults who are overwhelmed with school work, extracurricular activities, societal…

Self-Care September – Tip #8:  Reflect with self-compassion

Self-Care September – Tip #8: Reflect with self-compassion

At sundown this evening the Jewish high holiday Rosh Hashanah begins, and marks the beginning of ten days to reflect on the past year.  Even though I was raised Catholic, and I’m now a Unitarian/Buddhist/Pagan…. something, I’ve always liked this idea of taking time to reflect.  Reflection at its best…

Don't wait for perfection to celebrate

Don't wait for perfection to celebrate

“When I get that raise, then I can relax.”  “When my son is doing better in school…..”, “When my health improves….”   Do these story lines run through your head?  If they do, consider how they are taking you out of the present moment. On your road to “some day”…

Don’t wait for perfection to celebrate

Don’t wait for perfection to celebrate

“When I get that raise, then I can relax.”  “When my son is doing better in school…..”, “When my health improves….”   Do these story lines run through your head?  If they do, consider how they are taking you out of the present moment. On your road to “some day”…