Alcohol Addiction

ALCOHOL ADDICTION Alcohol abuse is prevalent in the U.S. – one in four Americans had at least one binge drinking session in 2016 (four drinks for women, and five for men). According to the most recent study from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), at...

Adult attachment and relationships

The quality of adult relationships hinges on a number of factors including adult attachment. Do you ever look at the couples around you and wonder how they stay together? I’m impressed by couples who seem to navigate life’s ups and downs with grace and commitment to...
Avoidant attachment in relationships

Avoidant attachment in relationships

Avoidant Attachment People with an avoidant attachment style give the impression that relationships aren’t important to them. They see themselves as fiercely independent and tend to prefer many casual relationships to one serious one. They can be dismissive and drive...
Anxious Attachment and Relationships

Anxious Attachment and Relationships

Anxious attachment People with an anxious attachment style worry their love won’t be there when they need them. This fear drives their anxiety. They rely on constant contact and affirmation from their partner. They have keen instincts about relationships and a sixth...
Attachment and Relationships

Attachment and Relationships

  Attachment and relationships Intimate relationships are the foundation of life. Through them, we learn who we are, how to see the world, and how to interact with people. The ability to form and exist in relationship with other people determines the success of...
Mental health awareness blog 3

Mental health awareness blog 3

May is mental health awareness month     This is the last installment of the three-part blog series.  If you’ve been following along, you’re up to 20 days of creative self-care and happiness boosting suggestions.  For more information about therapy with...
May is mental health awareness month

May is mental health awareness month

In honor of mental health awareness month, I decided to blog a daily idea for improving your outlook and lifting yourself out of depression, sadness, anxiety, loss, betrayal, or anger.  Frequently the focus of mental health is actually illness.  I want to direct the...