I had such a great time sitting down with my friend Dr. Cassidy Freitas on the Holding Space Podcast sharing about two things I’ve VERY passionate about - teletherapy (online therapy) and traveling full time as a digital nomad. In case you were wondering, being able to work and travel full time is a pretty sweet gig, so I share a lot of my tips for how to do this.Read More
We had some real talk about how therapists can use Instagram to market their practice. She also made a REALLY helpful video that goes over what we discussed. If you are a therapist and you haven’t checked out her youtube account, you are missing out!Read More
From breakups, to losing a loved one, we all experience grief and loss.
In this conversation, Brittney and I get REAL, and very vulnerable. I share about losing a loved one to suicide 10 years ago, and what my process of coping and recovery looked like. I also share my experiences working with clients dealing with the different types of grief and what to expect in your own grief process. Most importantly, we talk about ways to heal from loss and the hope that is available even in the midst of grief.Read More
When you are a private practice therapist, there is no HR department, there are no sick days, and there is no paid vacation. The latter is part of the big reason I was motivated to explore options to practice remotely. I love to travel, and I felt like vacationing as a private practice psychologist was always a double edged sword.
The experience of traveling the world for an extended period of time is the adventure of a lifetime few are fortunate enough to experience. But what happens when you come home?Read More
The practice of telemental health (therapy conducted over the internet via encrypted video conferencing) has exploded over the past 5 years. It’s radically increased the accessibility of mental health and has changed the landscape of mental health practice for good. I’m convinced that telehealth is good for clients and therapists alike.Read More
Suicide prevention means a lot to me. I lost my own brother to suicide nearly a decade ago. It was the most painful experience of my life and the pain of loss is a something that you get used to but it never really goes away. You can believe me when I say I never want someone to experience the pain of losing someone in their lives to suicide.Read More
Today is World #SuicidePreventionDay and this week is #SuicidePreventionWeek. Almost 10 years ago I lost my brother who took his own life. It was the most painful experience of my life. Gratefully, I was surrounded by friends and family and lots of love which helped me cope. Like many who have lost someone too soon, grieving is an ongoing process for me. My way of coping is channeling my energy on making sure people know that they matter.Read More
We break a bone, we go to the doctors. Why is it SO DIFFERENT when we have a broken heart or an ailing mind?Read More
The #1 question friends or family ask me is usually, "How Do I Find A Therapist?" Finding the right fit can feel overwhelming, depressing, or downright scary! These simple steps will help you get your search started on the right foot.Read More
I asked what you wanted to hear about and you answered - an overwhelming majority of you said you wanted to learn tips to beat anxiety. I've been a therapist for over a decade and over the years I've helped hundreds of clients who struggle with anxiety. Below, I share a few of the most effective techniques I've learned over the years to help you kiss your anxiety goodbye. If you find any of these tips helpful, give me a shout out!Read More