Taking Self-Care Serious | Personal Safety Plan & Free Printable


Psychology, Suicide

“Self-Care” is such a hot topic lately, but there’s more to it than most people think. It’s more than just an idea. It’s the practice of being self-aware and knowing when it’s time for a break before you break yourself. As a mental health professional, I frequently provide a tool to clients that is incredibly universal […]

January 22, 2018

A Response to the “We Don’t Do Santa” Topic


Parenting, Psychology

I’ll never forget the first time a parent told me “we don’t do Santa.” I remember thinking, what? Then, how is that possible? And finally, “that makes me sad for your kid.” The reason behind it for this particular parent was “I’m not going to lie to my kid.” Honestly, this was the first time […]

December 4, 2017