Body image- Expressing gratitude

Do you know that body image has nothing to do with the actual shape, size, weight or looks of your body? What is it then? Body image is a mental representation that we create, and it may or may not bear close relation to how others view us. Body image pertains to how we feel in our body, how we feel...[ read more ]

Bearing Witness to Pain- CORtherapy

I have an interesting job. I’m starting to realize that no matter how long I do this job, or how comfortable I get in my job, I am still amazed by the human spirit and the power of emotion. There are aspects of my job that amaze me, and I feel really fortunate for that. People come to see me...[ read more ]

MOVING BEYOND ANXIETY- 4 week workshop

MOVING BEYOND ANXIETY- 4 week skill based workshop. Is your life limited by anxious thoughts or excessive worry? Do you lose sleep at night due to racing thoughts? Do you feel stressed, nervous or worried all the time? Do you experience panic attacks, social anxiety or constant worry? If you answered YES to any of these questions, this group is...[ read more ]

Relax, breathe and let go- CORtherapy

What do you wish you knew when you were younger? What do you wish to practice more of NOW, while you still have life left? It's a beautiful thing this life. And there is nothing more beautiful then seeing women support one another in living the best life they can. Sharing their struggles, successes, failures and opening up more about...[ read more ]

Medications as a cure for Binge eating disorder (BED)?

Binge eating disorder (BED) according to the DSM-5: 1.) Recurrent and persistent episodes of binge eating 2.) Binge eating episodes are associated with three (or more) of the following: Eating much more rapidly than normal Eating until feeling uncomfortably full Eating large amounts of food when not feeling physically hungry Eating alone because of being embarrassed by how much one...[ read more ]

Binge eating disorder- It’s not about the food!

Binge-eating disorder (BED) is not about food! It’s also not about your weight or your body or your lack of will power! Sure, all of those things may become a part of the symptoms of BED. We cannot simply lose weight and be “cured”. You cannot rip away a coping skill you’ve been using, (for perhaps years!) overnight and expect...[ read more ]

Self-care, self-care, self-care!

Are you sick of hearing this word yet? Is it just noise in the background of your busy life? I stress self-care often, probably to an annoying degree. But let me tell you why! I want you to think about your busy lives for a moment. Taking care of others, your business, your home, your pets, your children, etc, etc,...[ read more ]

Your (hands down) best tool for dealing with stress…?

Your (hands down) best tool for dealing with stress… No, not wine… Not even chocolate… Exercise? Certainly helpful, but not it…   Drum roll please… It’s your breath… Sounds too simple huh? Well let me explain. I’m not talking about the mindless, automatic, in and out breathing we do all day long to stay alive. I’m talking about tuning in!...[ read more ]

Tragic Gap- How do we handle change?

Tragic gap- the gap between where we are and where we are going, or what we have and what we want. The tragic gap is a space holder in change and often a land of unknown. Change and unknowns have been the theme of the week in my practice. Graduations, new summer schedules, working towards goals, moves, kids being gone,...[ read more ]

Noticing our inner chatter

Dear Mind,Could you kindly shut the !$%& up? I’m definitely having one of those weeks where my mind seems to be running the show…and driving me a little crazy! To me, anxiety often feels like this… Question/fear pops up in my mind- I try to answer. Another questions comes up- I try to answer. Another fear comes up- I try...[ read more ]
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