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How to Handle Feeling Wronged By Your Partner

One of the deepest sources of conflict in a relationship occurs when there’s a breach of trust. When we feel hurt or deceived by a partner, many of us experience a sense of betrayal. Feeling blindsided by someone with whom we’d felt secure can trigger a wide range of emotions. In this stirred up state,… Read more »

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Making Sense of Your Covid Story

New Year’s is often seen as a time to create a new story. This year, with a new surge in the pandemic, many people are left with the unsettling feeling of moving backwards instead of forward. Most of us are afraid of re-experiencing the painful aspects of the past two years, the isolation, the uncertainty…. Read more »

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The Importance of Gratitude When You Have to Face Trauma Today

You might be standing in a room with hundred-dollar bills blowing everywhere, but if you can’t catch any, or even notice them, you won’t have any extra money in your pocket. Gratitude works the same way. If you don’t even notice the opportunity to feel gratitude or know how to catch it, then you can’t… Read more »

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How to Have Happy (“Covid-Free”) Holidays! 

Whether you choose to celebrate during the holiday season or not, it can be a stressful time of year for various reasons. To further complicate the logistics of celebratory planning, the pandemic serves as an extra layer of angst to navigate. For some of you, this is a welcome inconvenience, especially if it allows an… Read more »

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Experts at Home: Dr. Katayune Kaeni on the Mental Health of New Parents

  For people who are becoming parents during this pandemic, life is presenting a new set of challenges that go beyond the already huge shifts one faces when having a baby. In this Experts at Home conversation, Dr. Lisa Firestone talks with Dr. Katayune Kaeni (Dr. Kat) about caring for maternal and perinatal mental health… Read more »

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3 Ways to Tell You’re Afraid of Intimacy

While most of us say we want love, pretty much all of us have some degree of fear around intimacy. The type and extent of this fear can vary based on our personal history: the attachment patterns we developed and the psychological defenses we formed to protect ourselves from early hurts. These patterns and defenses… Read more »

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Protected: Fundamentals of Anxiety Webinar: Video and Resources

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Protected: Are You Leaving Parts of Your “Self” Behind? Webinar Video

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