Over the past two weeks, I have had many conversations about racism and what I have noticed is we need to begin by understanding racial identity development.  People of all skin colors and races go through an unconscious process of seeing themselves as having a
I have been chatting with Dr. Ragsdale over the past couple of days. His letter was shared via the Illinois Psychological Association listserv. I found it very powerful. With many of my sessions this week focusing on processing George Floyd’s murder, I continue to seek
What happens to divorcing couples in the middle of a pandemic?Where can parents go for help with custody disputes when the courts are closed?Families are in crisis, and they don’t know where to turn. Collaborative Practice is an internationally-recognized method created to help divorcing couples,
A love bank is how you feel connected, cared about and valued by others. The concept of a LOVE BANK was first developed by Dr. William Harley in 1986. It is how you consciously or unconsciously keep track of how others treat you. Like a
Over the course of the month, I will be talking about various mental health concerns.  Before doing so, I thought it would be helpful to define psychology and what a psychologist does. Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and behavior.  To use the
With the 1st also being a day to celebrate Mother Goose, the author of fairy tales nursery rhymes we love. In that spirit, I’ve written my first rhyme. I hope it works and you like it. As mental health awareness month begins,             It’s time